Bruce Lee was a martial artist, actor and film director who was a native of the USA. He is best known for movies such as ‘Fists of Fury’ and ‘Enter the Dragon’. Time magazine named Lee as one of the most influential people of the 20th century.
Bruce Lee was born Lee Jun-fan in in San Francisco, California in 1940. He moved to Hong Kong with his family when he was still an infant. In Hong Kong he appeared in several movies as a child. He moved to the United States at the age of 18 to attend the University of Washington. He taught martial arts while attending university.
In 1966 Bruce Lee appeared in the television series ‘The Green Hornet’. His first film ‘The Big Boss’ was a major success when released in 1972. Lee was equally successful with films such as ‘Fist of Fury’ and ‘Way of the Dragon’. He died shortly before the release of his film ‘Enter the Dragon’ in 1973. He was just 32 years old.
Bruce Lee, martial artist, actor and film director, was born in San Francisco in the year 1940 On This Day.
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