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)

An Empress and the Warriors 2008 (Movies)

Ip Man 2008 as Ip Man (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:

Ip Man 2 martial artist Darren Shahlavi dies at age 42; Donnie Yen laments his ...
The Straits Times - Jan 22, 2015

Shahlavi also had roles in the 2010 Donnie Yen action drama Ip Man 2, the 2004 Robin Williams sci-fi thriller The Final Cut and the 2002 Eddie Murphy adventure comedy I Spy. He appeared in TV shows including Arrow. His stunt credits include Mission: ...


EXO poses with Donnie Yen
K-POP HERALD - Jan 19, 2015

K-pop boy band EXO's behind-the-scenes photo of the 2015 Golden Disk Awards was released on S.M. Entertainment's official website on Monday. image. (S.M. ENTERTAINMENT). In the revealed photo, the members stare at the camera, striking a manly ...


Donnie Yen Has Three Upcoming Films With Pegasus Entertainment, Including ...
Chinatopix - Jan 12, 2015

Ip Man Star Donnie Yen will be collaborating with Raymond Wong's Pegasus Entertainment. This alliance will produce three movies which are set to be in production this year. Raymond Wong has made this official announcement via the Pegasus ...


Donnie Yen hopes to film four movies in 2015
Yahoo Singapore News - Jan 8, 2015

8 Jan – Hong Kong actor Donnie Yen expressed his hopes to be able to work on four new movies in 2015. As reported on Wenweipo News, the actor recently attended Pegasus Entertainment Holdings' anniversary banquet, where producer and boss, ...


Hong Kong's 5 Most Essential Films of 2014
Wall Street Journal (blog) - Dec 31, 2014

This year saw the return of Chow Yun-fat in his first pure Cantonese-language role in nearly 20 years, while Donnie Yen kicked with some class-acts from old Hong Kong martial-arts movies. And documentarian Ruby Yang, whose short 2007 Academy ...


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

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 has produced films ranging from Get Shorty and Gattica, to Contagion and Django Unchained.


'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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Full Trailer For Donnie Yen's KUNG FU JUNGLE Combines Intense Drama With ...
Twitch - Sep 5, 2014

Donnie Yen's latest film Kung Fu Jungle reteams the action star with director Teddy Chen (Bodyguards And Assassins) and co-star Wang Baoqiang (Iceman). The film's full trailer is now available and it looks intense and exciting. With any luck, this ...


Donnie Yen Returning To The US For English-Language NOODLE MAN
Twitch - Oct 18, 2014

The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Donnie Yen will be making a return to the US to star in a new English-language film titled 'Noodle Man'. He will play an ex-cop from China who now runs a noodle shop in New York's Chinatown. One day, he meets in ...


Donnie Yen Officially Joins Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II
Cinema Blend - Apr 3, 2014

Last week, Grantland's Bill Simmons wrote a feature about "The Action Hero Championship Belt," detailing how each year in cinema was conquered by a certain onscreen badass. It's a fun read, and you should check it out. But because of a fractured ...


Donnie Yen's 'Kung Fu Jungle' To Premiere At London Film Festival
Variety - Sep 16, 2014

Announced as a late addition to the LFF line-up, the picture will play in the festival's Thrill section on Sunday Oct. 12 at the Empire Leicester Square. The film is directed by Hong Kong's Teddy Chen (“Bodyguards And Assassins”) and stars Yen (“Ip Man ...


Donnie Yen, Hong Kong superstar, goes west in Kung Fu Jungle
Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 29, 2014

Even if you had never heard of Donnie Yen, currently Hong Kong's foremost martial arts hero, you would soon be in no doubt about his megastar status. His polite but distinct irritation at being asked the same things the fans ask ("How do you come up ...


Film Review: 'Iceman 3D'
Variety (blog) - May 14, 2014

Theoretically, the pairing of action legend Donnie Yen (“Ip Man”) with mainland comic heavyweight Wang Baoqiang (“Lost in Thailand”) in an epic fantasy should cause a commercial avalanche in Chinese and international markets. But the final product will ...


Donnie Yen Fights Them All in Daniel Lee's '14 Blades'
New York Times - Aug 21, 2014

Donnie Yen, the Hong Kong action star (“Ip Man,” “Dragon”), plays Qinglong, a loyal commander of the Jinyiwei, the security force sworn to protect and serve the emperor. When the Jinyiwei's leader colludes with the emperor's uncle to try to stage a ...


KUNG FU JUNGLE: New Posters, Full Synopsis Emerge For Latest Donnie Yen ...
Twitch - Sep 24, 2014

Teddy Chen's Kung Fu Jungle (previously known as Last of the Best) will open on Hong Kong screens on 30 October, and Emperor Motion Pictures has released a brace of new moody character posters to further amp up the anticipation for the Donnie Yen ...


Locally Produced Kung-Ku Film to Debut in Bufflo
Artvoice - Jan 22, 2015

Trained as a martial artist from a young age, the South-African born Bellsarios cites many of the all time great martial artists as his personal heroes, among them Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Donnie Yen, Tony Jaa, Sonny Chiba, and David Carradine.


Cung Le Retires at 42
UFC - Jan 21, 2015

“Ninety percent of the questions were 'how was it to do this amazing fight scene with Donnie Yen.' (Laughs) I had to push everyone to talk about the fight with me and Rich instead of talking about the movies I'm doing in Asia. I was popular in Asia ...


Kung Fu Jungle
Film Business Asia - Jan 11, 2015

In Stanley Prison, former Mainland martial arts champion-turned-Hong Kong police instructor Xiahou Wu (Donnie Yen), who was jailed three years ago after confessing to killing a foreign kickboxer (Bey Logan) in a rage fight, sees the TV report and ...


Pretty Hurts: Why The Steely Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Holds Up
Deadspin - Jan 16, 2015

Chow and Zhang won't return, but Yeoh will; Donnie Yen, maybe the greatest movie star in the world today, will step in as her male lead. Ang Lee isn't involved in any way; instead, Yuen Wo-Ping is taking over as director. He's made great movies, too ...


Iceman: Donnie Yen on CGI Martial Arts
Crave Online - Sep 15, 2014

When I went to the Cannes Film Festival last year, Donnie Yen was in France at the Cannes Market drumming up business for his upcoming film Iceman. Now Iceman is being released in the States by Well-Go on September 19, but the film had not been ...


China Superstar Donnie Yen Signs With CAA, Closes Deal For 'Crouching Tiger ...
Deadline.com - Apr 2, 2014

yendonnie EXCLUSIVE: China's top action star Donnie Yen has signed with CAA, and his new reps just closed his deal to star in Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II: The Green Destiny, which Woo-ping Yuen is directing from a John Fusco script for The ...


IP MAN 3D With Donnie Yen Finally Moving Forward
Twitch - Mar 26, 2014

Pegasus has now confirmed that Donnie Yen will be starring in Ip Man 3, which will be filmed in 3D. Raymond Wong, Wilson Yip and Edmond Wong will be returning as producer, director and screenwriter respectively. Sammo Hung, who acted as action ...


Difficult? Action star Donnie Yen is just 'conscientious'
The Straits Times - Nov 3, 2014

Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen has long held the reputation of being a difficult person to work with. But Teddy Chan, who directed him in Bodyguards And Assassins (2009) and more recently in Kung Fu Jungle, describes him as a "conscientious and very ...


'The Ip Man' Actor Donnie Yen To Star In Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II ...
KDramaStars - Jun 11, 2014

"The Ip Man" star Donnie Yen has officially joined the cast of the sequel to the Oscar-winning martial arts film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" after it was rumored before that he was already out for casting and that Andy Lau would play the lead role ...


REVIEW: Kung Fu Jungle (2014)
Kung Fu Cinema - Dec 30, 2014

The term “rumble in the jungle” gives new meaning as Donnie Yen takes center stage in this action packed thriller that features a scene-stealing performance by Wang Baoqiang. Yen plays Hahou Mo, a former martial arts teacher and police self-defense ...


15th Annual Huading Awards Takes Place in Macao
CRIENGLISH.com - Jan 19, 2015

Stars such as Leehom Wang, Charmaine Sheh, Donnie Yen and Raymond Lam attended the awards ceremony. Yao Beina who died last Friday won the award for most liked singer. Her music teacher Ma Qiuhua collected the award on her family's behalf.


Donnie Yen Freezes No More And Finally Cometh In Hong Kong Trailer For ...
Twitch - Apr 4, 2014

In the Ming Dynasty, there lives four orphans, Ying (Donnie Yen), Sao (Wang Baoqiang), Yuanlong (Simon Yam) and Niehu (Yu Kang). Raised in Taoyuan Village, the four are as closed as brothers. Their exceptional martial arts skills allows them to reach ...


Actor Aaron Kwok Rumored to Replace Donnie Yen as Monkey King in Sequel
CRIENGLISH.com - Nov 9, 2014

Hong Kong actor Aaron Kwok has posted several pictures of himself as the Monkey King on his Sina Weibo microblog. [Photo: weibo.com]. Hong Kong actor Aaron Kwok is rumored to be replacing actor Donnie Yen as the title character in the sequel to the ...


14 Blades: Exclusive Donnie Yen Trailer
Crave Online - Jul 30, 2014

The film is an impressive-looking martial arts epic starring Donnie Yen (Ip Man), Zhao Wei (Red Cliff) and the legendary Sammo Hung (S.P.L.), set for release in September 2014. So check it out, because if we all agree to actually go see these things ...


Donnie Yen Visit with A-VOYCE
Sampan - Aug 1, 2014

Hong Kong's top action star and local Boston boy, Donnie Yen, stopped by to chat with A-VOYCE youth on July 17th. Our ecstatic teens and staff were thrilled to meet him. Donnie spoke to the teens about his movies, his childhood in Boston's Chinatown ...


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