Donnie Yen Biography (1963-)

Born Donnie Yen Ji-Dan (name sometimes cited as Chi-Tan Yen and Ji-Dan Yen),July 27, 1963, in Canton, China; moved to the United States, c. 1974; son ofKlysler (a newspaper editor) and Bow Sim-Mark (a martial arts master) Yen. Addresses: Agent: Mark Ross/Andrew Ruf, Paradigm Entertainment, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., 25th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067.; Manager: Ted SchactlerEntertainment, 1157 South Beverly Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90035.

Nationality
Chinese
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, producer
Birth Details
July 27, 1963
Canton, China

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Xiao tai ji (also known as Drunken Tai-Chi, Laughing TaiChi, and Tai-Chi Master), 1984
  • Eddie, Qing feng di shou (also known as Mismatched Couples), 1985
  • Te jing tu long (also known as Sure Fire and Tiger Cage), 1988
  • Alan Yau, Xi hei qian (also known as Tiger Cage, Tiger Cage 2, and Washing Dirty Money), 1990
  • Mo chun jie (also known as Holy Virgin vs. the Evil Dead),1990
  • Chi Liang/Bret, Nu huo wei long(also known as China HeatandCrystal Hunt), Tai Seng Video, 1991
  • Leng mian ju ji shou (also known as Tiger Cage 3), 1991
  • Tsao Siu Yan, Xin long men ke zhan (also known as Dragon Innand New Dragon Inn), 1992
  • Wong Fei-hung ji yi: Naam yi dong ji keung (also known as Onceupon a Time in China II), Paragon Films, 1992
  • Yip Cheung, Xin liu xing hu die jian (also known as Butterfly Sword, Butterfly and Sword, and Comet, Butterfly, and Sword), 1993
  • Wong Kei-Ying, Siunin Wong Fei-hung tsi titmalau (also known as The Iron Monkey and Iron Monkey: The Young Wong Fei Hong), 1993
  • Ronnie, Lie bao xing dong (also known as Cheetah on Fire),1993
  • Leung Pok To, Yong Chun (also known as Wing Chun), Tai SengVideo, 1994
  • Cinema of Vengeance, 1994
  • Du sheng 2 jie tou du sheng (also known as The Saint of Gamblers), 1995
  • Iron Monkey 2, 1996
  • Mo Ti Nam, 666 mo gui fu huo (also known as 666 Devil Reincarnates and Satan Returns), 1996
  • Fung Man-hin, Zhan lang chuan shuo (also known as Legend of theWolf), 1997
  • Man-hin, Chin Long Chunsut, 1997
  • Shangai Affairs, 1998
  • Cat, Sha sha ren, tiao tiao miu (also known as Ballistic Kiss), 1998
  • City of Darkness, 1999
  • Jin Ke, Highlander: Endgame, Dimension Films, 2000
  • Also appeared in Love Meets the Match.
  • Film Work
  • Director
  • (And action director) Chin Long Chunsut, 1997
  • Zhan lang chuan shuo (also known as Legend of the Wolf), 1997
  • Shangai Affairs, 1998
  • (And action director) Sha sha ren, tiao tiao miu (also known as Ballistic Kiss), 1998
  • City of Darkness, 1999
  • Producer; Except Where Indicated
  • Executive producer, Chin Long Chunsut, 1997
  • Zhan lang chuan shuo (also known as Legend of the Wolf), 1997
  • Shangai Affairs, 1998
  • Sha sha ren, tiao tiao miu (also known as Ballistic Kiss),1998
  • City of Darkness, 1999
  • Other Film Work
  • Action director, Te jung tu long (also known as Sure Fire and Tiger Cage), 1988
  • Fight choreographer, Xi hei qian (also known as Tiger Cage,Tiger Cage 2, and Washing Dirty Money), 1990
  • Fight choreographer, Highlander: Endgame,Dimension Films, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Appeared in the series Kung Fu Master and Fist of Fury, forHong Kong television.
  • Television Work
  • Fight choreographer, Der Puma--Kampfer mit Herz (series), 1999
  • Also director of the series Kung Fu Master and Fist of Fury, for Hong Kong television.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Electronic:
    • Donnie Yen, www.donnieyen.com.

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