Donnie Yen 甄子丹

Donnie Yen

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Last Name:
Yen
First Name:
Donnie
English Name:
Donnie
Ethnic Name:
甄子丹
Real Name:
Yen Chi Tan
Ethnicity:
Chinese
Date of Birth:
July 27, 1963
Place of Birth:
China (Mainland)
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Weight:
Blood Type:
Profession:
Actor, Director, Fight choreographer, Producer
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Filmography

Golden Chickensss 2014 (Movies)

Ip Man 2008 as Ip Man (Movies)

An Empress and the Warriors 2008 (Movies)

Flash Point 2007 (Movies)

Dragon Tiger Gate 2006 as Wong Siu Long (Movies)

SPL 2005 (Movies)

Love On The Rocks 2004 (Movies)

The Twins Effect II 2004 (Movies)

Hero 2003 (Movies)

Fist of Fury 1995 (ATV TV Series)

The Kung Fu Master 1994 (ATV TV Series)

Dragon Inn 1992 (Movies)

Once Upon a Time in China II 1992 (Movies)

The Crime File 1991 (TVB Series)

Flying Squads 1989 (TVB Series)

In the Line of Duty IV 1989 (Movies)



Donnie Yen News:

Donnie Yen Fractures Mike Tyson's Finger While Shooting IP MAN 3
TwitchFilm (press release) (registration) (blog) - May 18, 2015

After it was announced that former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson would be joining the cast of Ip Man 3, Donnie Yen's wife publicly expressed her concerns that Donnie might get hurt by Tyson. But a few days ago, it was Yen who caused Tyson to ...


Cannes: Donnie Yen Heads Dog Pack in 'Big Rescue'
Variety - May 15, 2015

Martial arts superstar Donnie Yen stars in “Big Rescue,” a 3D kung fu road movie picked up by Easternlight, the Asian film sales arm of Sydney- and Los Angeles-based Arclight Films. “Big Rescue” tells the story of a group people who embark on fun ...


Mike Tyson Joins 'Ip Man 3' To Fight With Donnie Yen
PR Newswire (press release) - May 8, 2015

Martial artist Donnie Yen, who will reprise his role as Ip Man in the third installment, exchanged gifts with Tyson on Wednesday's press conference. Tyson gave a boxing glove to Yen, who in return gave a set of mook jongs, or wooden dummies used in ...


Photos: Mike Tyson, Donnie Yen at Ip Man 3 Presser
BoxingScene.com - May 12, 2015

Martial arts ace, Donnie Yen reprises his role as Ip in the film to be directed by Wilson Yip. Tyson is set to have a significant role in Ip Man 3, playing a property developer and street fighter. He is expected going to have several intense fight ...


Samuel L. Jackson Joins 'The Blob', Donnie Yen's Latest Gets Market Debut ...
Deadline - May 14, 2015

Action star Donnie Yen's latest movie, the 3D live-action pic Big Rescue, is making its market debut in Cannes where it will be shown to buyers for the first time by sales outfit Arclight Films' Easternlight Films division. The pic centers on a group ...


Mike Tyson Will Play a Property Developer Who Happens to Be a Street Fighter ...
Indie Wire (blog) - May 9, 2015

Martial artist Donnie Yen, who will reprise his role as Ip Man in the third installment, exchanged gifts with Tyson on Wednesday's press conference. Tyson gave a boxing glove to Yen, who in return gave a set of mook jongs, or wooden dummies used in ...


Donnie Yen breaks Mike Tyson's finger during filming of Ip Man 3
What's on Xiamen - May 20, 2015

Chinese kung fu star Donnie Yen and Mike Tyson strike a pose on the set of "Ip Man 3" in Shanghai. [Photo/China.org.cn]. Chinese kung fu star Donnie Yen broke former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson's finger while filming the upcoming ...


Donnie Yen Kicks Prisoner Butt in an Exclusive Clip from Kung Fu Killer
ComingSoon.net - Apr 10, 2015

ComingSoon.net has an exclusive clip from Teddy (The Accidental Spy) Chen's new action-thriller Kung Fu Killer, starring Donnie Yen, Charlie Young, Wang Baoqiang, Michelle Bai and Christine Chen, which will be released by Well Go USA Entertainment ...


Film Review: Donnie Yen leads an HK cavalcade of stars
Glendale News Press - Apr 25, 2015

Donnie Yen (“Iron Monkey,” “Ip Man”) now reigns as the top martial arts star in Hong Kong cinema. Since being discovered by Hollywood, Jackie Chan's domestic output has slowed down. (Plus Jackie is now 61, and his stunt bravado is no longer so crazy.) ...


Film clips: 3 movies cover comedy, kung fu and cop corruption
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - May 1, 2015

Donnie Yen has the charisma of a grown-up Bruce Lee. Wang Baoqiang is spectacular in each of his many battles with the various kung fu masters. While the subplot involving a female cop is dopey and unnecessary, the choreography and fight scenes are ...


IP MAN 3: Are You Ready For Mike Tyson vs. Donnie Yen?
TwitchFilm (press release) (registration) (blog) - Mar 24, 2015

Production began on Ip Man 3 today. All the familiar players are in place. Raymond Wong will produce. Wilson Yip will direct. Donnie Yen will reprise his role as Yip Man. Then just to mix things up a bit, former heavy-weight champion Mike Tyson will ...


Mike Tyson Breaks Finger During Scene With Yen
BoxingScene.com - May 20, 2015

Former undisputed heavyweight champion Mike Tyson broke a finger while filming the upcoming martial arts blockbuster "Ip Man 3" with Chinese kung fu star Donnie Yen. The two were performing a fight scene on set in Shanghai when Yen's elbow hit one of ...


Tony Jaa Looks Ready for a Fight in 'SPL 2′ Poster
mxdwn.com - May 10, 2015

It featured impressive fights sequences from Hong Kong action stars like Sammo Hung and Donnie Yen, so perhaps in an attempt to match (and even exceed) the original, the prequel SPL 2: A Time for Consequences recruited Thai martial artist and Furious 7 ...


Review: 'Kung Fu Killer' silly but fun and never boring
azcentral.com - May 7, 2015

That's kind of the concept with "Kung Fu Killer," Teddy Chan's martial-arts film starring Donnie Yen. Chan, who came up with the original story, has devised a plot that allows for concentration on several disciplines, one at a time — grappling ...


FEATURE: "Kung Fu Killer" Review
Crunchyroll News - Apr 28, 2015

Originally released in 2014 as Kung Fu Jungle, the very on-the-nose Kung Fu Killer is another team-up between Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Iron Monkey) and director Teddy Chen (The Accidental Spy, Bodyguards and Assassins). Kung Fu Killer plays it pretty ...


SPL2: A TIME FOR CONSEQUENCES: Check Out New Making-Of Featurettes ...
TwitchFilm (press release) (registration) (blog) - May 19, 2015

Wilson Yip's 2005 action thriller SPL (aka Sha Po Lung, Kill Zone) was the film that relaunched Donnie Yen's career, and saw him ascend to the upper echelons of martial arts stardom. Ten years later, director Soi Cheang (Accident, Motorway, The Monkey ...


Boxing champion Tyson to play role in film "Ip Man 3"
EastDay.com - May 7, 2015

Former heavy weightworld champion Mike Tyson (R) and actor Donnie Yen interact with each other during a press conference of the film "Ip Man 3" in Shanghai, east China, May 6, 2015. Mike Tyson is expected to play a role in the film. (Xinhua/Ding Ting).


Mike Tyson in Donnie Yen swanswong; classic Hong Kong films remastered
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Apr 1, 2015

Donnie Yen Ji-dan announced at Filmart last week that Ip Man 3 may be his final martial arts film because, at the age of 51, he's not sure how much he has left in the tank physically. If the third chapter of the biopic series loosely based on the real ...


Kung Fu Killer review – Donnie Yen in Hong Kong cops-and martial-arts thriller
The Guardian - Feb 19, 2015

Something of a swan song for its 51-year-old star Donnie Yen, best known for the Ip Man franchise, this cops-and-martial-arts movie also pays affectionate tribute with its end-credits montage to the huge roster of talents in the Hong Kong industry ...


Kung Fu Killer Trailer: Donnie Yen Remains Terrifying
Film School Rejects (blog) - Mar 26, 2015

Donnie Yen is 51 years old and he could still kick the ass of everyone reading this, author included. In this trailer for Kung Fu Killer, his latest film that sees him as a wrongfully imprisoned martial arts master who is set free to track down a ...


Skin Trade and Kung Fu Killer Prove That Tony Jaa and Donnie Yen Can Still ...
Film School Rejects (blog) - Apr 22, 2015

Donnie Yen and Tony Jaa are two of cinema's best action stars, but both men have seen a rough few years on screen. Yen had his solid 2011 film, Wu Xia, get lost down the Weinstein Company rabbit hole and then delivered three movies in a row (Special ID ...


'Iceman' takes the heat out of Donnie Yen's performance
Los Angeles Times - Sep 19, 2014

Ho Ying (Donnie Yen), a Ming Dynasty imperial bodyguard, is delivering the Golden Wheel of Time, a sort of Ramayana-based Wayback Machine, to the emperor in 1621. Falsely accused of treason, he defies his would-be captors and ends up buried in the ...


Donnie Yen Is The Tom Hanks Of Kicking Ass In Ip Man
Deadspin - Jul 31, 2014

On a good day, Hong Kong's Donnie Yen is the greatest working movie star on the face of the earth. Even in bad movies, he has a light charm, a gracefulness that shines brighter than anything his Hollywood peers can offer. There's a warmth in his ...


Check Out the Trailer for Donnie Yen's 'Kung Fu Killer'
mxdwn.com - Mar 30, 2015

Now, after reading the title of this article, you may be thinking to yourself, “wasn't Donnie Yen doing another film titled Kung Fu Something?” Well, you're partially right. The film has gone through several title changes for the English release ...


Arclight Films Takes Crimson Forest Entertainment's Mystery Thriller 'Pali ...
PR Newswire (press release) - May 15, 2015

The latest additions to Easternlight include SNOW GIRL AND THE DARK CRYSTAL starring Li Bingbing, OUTCAST starring Nicholas Cage, SPECIAL ID starring Donnie Yen, BADGES OF FURY starring Jet Li and Cannes Film Festival "Directors Fortnight" ...


Review: KUNG FU JUNGLE Sees Donnie Yen Pay His Respects Then Kick ...
Twitch - Oct 23, 2014

Donnie Yen plays a convicted murderer sprung from jail to help track down a serial killer targeting martial arts masters in Teddy Chen's appreciably nostalgic action thriller. While Yen wisely gifts the lion's share of the fighting to opposite number ...


Hong Kong Action Star Donnie Yen to Star in English-Language 'Noodle Man ...
Hollywood Reporter - Oct 16, 2014

One of Hong Kong's biggest action stars is returning to America for an English-language project. Donnie Yen, whose credits range from Hero to Ip Man, has signed on to star in Noodle Man, an action feature being produced by Michael Shamberg. Shamberg ...


Melissa McCarthy comedy 'Spy' kicks off Louisiana International Film Festival ...
NOLA.com - May 5, 2015

Finishing their local runs: the action thriller "Kung Fu Killer" (8:30 nightly through Thursday, May 7), starring Donnie Yen; and the documentary "Tough Being Loved by Jerks" (8:30 nightly through Thursday, May 7), about the Charlie Hebdo cartoons trial.


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