Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
Robert Lantos to Steven Levitan
Bruce Lee Biography (1940-1973)
Born November 27, 1940, in San Francisco, CA; died of cerebral edema, July 20, 1973, in Hong Kong; married; wife's name, Linda; children: Brandon (an actor; died, 1993).
- Birth Details
- November 27, 1940
- San Francisco, California, United States
- Death Details
- July 3, 1973
- Hong Kong, China
Credits; Film Appearances
- Winslow Wong, Marlowe (also known as Little Sister), Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer, 1969.
- Cheng, Fists of Fury (also known as The Big Boss), National General, 1973.
- Lee, Enter the Dragon, Warner Bros., 1973.
- Tang Lung, Return of the Dragon, Bryanston, 1974.
- Billy Lo, The Game of Death (also known as Goodbye Bruce Lee: His Last Game of Death), Columbia, 1979.
- Coming Out under Fire (documentary), Zeitgeist Films, 1994.
- Also appeared as Chen Chen, The Chinese Connection, 1972; and in The Bestof the Martial Arts Films, 1991.
Credits; Film Work
- Director, Return of the Dragon, Bryanston, 1974.
Credits; Television Appearances; Series
- Kato, The Green Hornet, ABC, 1966-67.
- Li Tsung, Longstreet, ABC, 1971-72.
Credits; Television Appearances; Episodic
- Kato, "A Piece of the Action," Batman, ABC, 1967.
- Kato, "Batman~s Satisfaction," Batman, ABC, 1967.
- "Tagged for Murder," Ironside, NBC, 1967.
- "Marriage Chinese Style," Here Come the Brides, ABC, 1969.
- Also appeared on Blondie.
- Return of the Dragon, Bryanston, 1974.
- Adaptations: Circle of Iron (also known as The Silent Flute), released byAvco Embassy, 1979, was based on a story by Bruce Lee, James Coburn, and Stirling Silliphant; Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, released by Universal, 1993, was based on a biographical account of Lee's life as written by his wife, Linda Lee Cadwell, in Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew.
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