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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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:

Martial Arts Warriors Crowd a Fried-Noodle Western
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 ...


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 ...


'Glee' Star Joins Donnie Yen, Michelle Yeoh In “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2'
KDramaStars - Aug 10, 2014

The sequel to Oscars Best Foreign Film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" has new cast to join "Ip Man" star Donnie Yen and "True Legends" actress Michelle Yeoh. A cast from "Glee" to also star in the sequel is no other than Harry Shum Jr., who is known ...


Indie Trailer Sunday: Donnie Yen in 2010 Kung Fu Thriller '14 Blades'
First Showing - Aug 3, 2014

Martial arts star Donnie Yen plays General Qinlong in this "kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues." If you're into kung fu or ...


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 ...


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 is not the villain in "The Green Destiny"
Yahoo Singapore News - Aug 4, 2014

4 Aug – The producers of "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon II – The Green Destiny" recently clarified rumours saying that Donnie Yen will be playing a villain in the movie. As reported on Tencent, the Hong Kong media previously reported that Donnie, who ...


Donnie Yen is relieved no one was hurt during fire
Yahoo Singapore News - Aug 1, 2014

2 Aug – Martial arts actor Donnie Yen expressed his thoughts about the fire that broke out at the two West Auckland filming studios in New Zealand, where he was currently filming his Hollywood movie "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon II – The Green Destiny".


New DVDs for release Sept. 2
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 28, 2014

(Not rated; horror violence) Not reviewed. 14 BLADES (Anchor Bay/Radius-TWC) Martial-arts star Donnie Yen as a member of the emperor's guard who becomes a hunted man when a traitor takes over the royal court. In Mandarin with English subtitles.


New DVD and Blu-ray Releases — September 2014
ScreenCrush - Aug 19, 2014

'14 Blades' – Directed by Daniel Lee. Starring Donnie Yen, Wei Zhao, and Chun Wu. A kung fu thriller set during the Ming Dynasty and centered on a secret service agent (Donnie Yen) in the emperor's court who is betrayed and then hunted by his colleagues.


'Glee's' Harry Shum Jr. Joins 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel
Hollywood Reporter - Jul 30, 2014

Donnie Yen and Michelle Yeoh already are on board to star in the martial arts drama. Harry Shum Jr Headshot - P 2014. Riker Brothers. Harry Shum Jr. Glee star Harry Shum Jr. has been cast as one of the leads in the Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon sequel ...


Fight star wants to knock out films' image of Asians
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Aug 16, 2014

While Le was on the set of True Legend - director Yuen's historical martial arts epic starring Zhou Xun and Jay Chou Jie-lun - word of his work reached action star Donnie Yen Ji-dan, then building his team for what would become the critically acclaimed ...


Movie guide: Capsule listings, reviews of current releases
Kenosha News - Aug 27, 2014

“14 Blades” — In the days of the Ming Dynasty, an agent of the Emperor's secret police is betrayed and must foil a conspiracy. With Donnie Yen, Wei Zhao and Chun Wu. Written by Chan Siu Cheung. Directed by Daniel Lee. In Mandarin with English subitles.


Asia's celebs step up to take on 'Ice Bucket Challenge'
Channel News Asia - Aug 20, 2014

Among those who took up the challenge were Andy Lau, Jay Chou, Donnie Yen, Zhang Ziyi, Wang Lee Hom, Singaporean Mandopop duo By2 and members of Taiwan band Mayday. Screen captures from Wang Lee Hom, Zhang Ziyi and By2's 'Ice Bucket ...


Big stars turn down Ice Bucket Challenge
Yahoo Singapore News - Aug 25, 2014

25 Aug – While the Ice Bucket Challenge has become a trend around the world, encouraging some of the biggest stars like Andy Lau, Jay Chou, Carina Lau, Donnie Yen and Nick Cheung to perform the challenge to raise awareness about ALS, there are ...


Film Review: 14 Blades
Film Journal - Aug 20, 2014

Its chief, Qinglong (Donnie Yen), is framed by head eunuch Jia in a conspiracy to steal the Imperial Seal and usurp the throne. Hounded by his brethren, led by ruthless junior Xuan Wu (Qi Yu Wu), Qinglong goes on the run and hires civilian guards to ...


Kam Williams Reviews Movies Opening Aug. 22, 2014
The Skanner - Aug 21, 2014

14 Blades (R for graphic violence) Martial arts drama, set during the Ming Dynasty, about a member of the imperial guard (Donnie Yen) on the run from an army of assassins after being betrayed by colleagues. With Wei Zhao, Chun Wu and Kate Tsui.


Ask 411 Movies: Expendables 4, Expendabelles
411mania.com - Aug 25, 2014

Make him the central villain and bring in other martial artists like Iko Uwais (The Raid), Tony Jaa (Ong Bak), Donnie Yen (Ip Man), or any number of others would we be awesome. Choi Min-sik (Oldboy) was in Lucy. See what he's doing. Have Jet Li switch ...


Casting call for unborn September babies
New Zealand Herald - Aug 23, 2014

Malaysian Michelle Yeoh and China's biggest action star, Donnie Yen, star in the movie, directed by action film veteran Woo-ping Yuen. Auckland Film Studios in Henderson was damaged in a huge fire in July but shooting has continued. Lily Li, 29, who ...


14 Blades Blu-ray
Blu-ray.com - Aug 5, 2014

Anchor Bay Entertainment and RADiUS-TWC have officially announced that they will release on Blu-ray on director Daniel Lee's blockbuster 14 Blades (2010), starring Donnie Yen, Vicky Zhao, Sammo Hung, Wu Ma, and Wu Chun. The release will be ...


14 Blades (Gam yee wai)
OC Weekly - Aug 4, 2014

Yuen's influence on 14 Blades'action director Huan-Chiu Ku -- they previously collaborated on the Yuen-helmed Iron Monkey -- shows in the film's most playful fight scenes, like when Ming Dynasty General Qinglong (Ip Man star Donnie Yen) flicks chicken ...


Critics Consensus: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is a So-So Sequel
Rotten Tomatoes - Aug 21, 2014

14 Blades, starring Donnie Yen in a martial arts film about an assassin who goes on the run after being betrayed by his men, is at 63 percent. Winter In The Blood, a drama about a drunken man on the trail of his estranged wife and his late father's ...


A-pop! Trailblazers and debt — Adieu to Shigeta and mortgages; casting call ...
Northwest Asian Weekly - Aug 15, 2014

The film stars acting and martial arts veterans Michelle Yeoh and Donnie Yen, and will also include the recent addition of dancer and actor Harry Shum Jr. Shum Jr. is best known for his supporting role in the hit musical-comedy television series “Glee.


Kam On Film: 'If I Stay,' 'The Giver' and What's New In Theaters
Aquarian Weekly - Aug 20, 2014

14 Blades (R for graphic violence) Martial arts drama, set during the Ming Dynasty, about a member of the imperial guard (Donnie Yen) on the run from an army of assassins after being betrayed by colleagues. With Wei Zhao, Chun Wu and Kate Tsui.


Michelle Yeoh turns 50
The Rakyat Post - Aug 6, 2014

A sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Yeoh will reprise her role as Yu Shu-Lien and will act alongside other famous Hong Kong stars such as Donnie Yen and Nicholas Tse. Have something to add to this story? Let us know with a comment below.


Casting Net: Jamie Foxx to play Mike Tyson
Entertainment Weekly - Jul 31, 2014

Donnie Yen and Michelle Yeoh are already signed on for the martial arts drama, which The Weinstein Co. is backing. The film takes place 20 years after the original film, and follows four heroes of the martial arts world: Silent Wolf (Yen), Yu Shu-lien ...


Harry Shum Jr. Steps In as Tie Fang in Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon 2
Movie News Guide - Aug 4, 2014

Alongside the “Glee” actor, Donnie Yen will be playing the Silent Wolf, while Michelle Yeoh will be giving life to the character of Yu Shu-Lien. As of late, there are still no updates or revelations as to who will be playing the last of the four ...


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