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)

The Twins Effect II 2004 (Movies)

Love On The Rocks 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:

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 ...


Donnie Yen doesn't care about awards
Yahoo Singapore News - Feb 10, 2015

10 Feb – Despite being nominated for Best Action Choreography for his movie, "Kung Fu Jungle", but none for the acting category for this year's Hong Kong Film Awards, Donnie Yen stated that he is happy either way. According to Oriental Daily News, the ...


The best of Donnie Yen
Film News - Feb 22, 2015

Following the announcement that Kung Fu legend Donnie Yen was taking his latest film, KUNG FU KILLER, to last year's London Film Festival, martial arts fans are keenly anticipating the wider release of the martial arts saga which land at cinemas on ...


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 ...


Kung Fu Killer
The List - Feb 16, 2015

Kung Fu Killer (aka Kung Fu Jungle) assumes the structure of a standard serial killer thriller, and punctuates it with intense fight scenes. Donnie Yen plays Hahou Mo, a kung fu master and martial arts instructor to the Hong Kong police, who is ...


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 ...


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 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 ...


The Pick List: The Week's Recommended Events
Seattle Weekly - Feb 25, 2015

Also represented are not-so-spry Jet Li and Donnie Yen, both from the last generation of wuxia stars (all those stunts take a toll on the body). Where are the younger roundhouse-kickers like Iko Uwais (The Raid) or Tony Jaa (Ong-bak)? I guess they'll ...


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 ...


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: ...


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 ...


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 ...


The Best Martial Arts Movie Fights of All Time
Kotaku - Feb 11, 2015

And it would be so easy to make a laundry list that consists only of Jackie Chan, Donnie Yen, and Jet Li fights. That I have not done. Sorry! Instead, this is comprised of a variety of different fights from over the years from different actors and ...


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 ...


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, ...


Coming soon: Bruce Lee's daughter kick-starts plans for Hong Kong legend's ...
South China Morning Post (subscription) - Feb 28, 2015

Block, whose previous credits include District 9 and Fury, will base his film on a magazine article and has lined up a star in Hong Kong actor Donnie Yen Ji-dan, who played Lee's mentor, Ip Man, in a series of biopics. But despite discussions, Block ...


Win Kung Fu Killer on DVD
Connected Digital World - Feb 23, 2015

Following the announcement that Kung Fu legend Donnie Yen was taking his latest opus, KUNG FU KILLER, to last year's London Film Festival, Signature Entertainment is thrilled to be able to confirm a wider release for the martial arts saga when it comes ...


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 ...


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 ...


'Pound of Flesh': Van Damme's Got a Kidney to Pick With His Organ Robbers ...
Hollywood Reporter - Feb 18, 2015

This exclusive trailer previews the movie's adrenaline-charged action scenes, depicting red-stained bathwater, splits-inducing car chases, explosions and underground fight scenes choreographed by Donnie Yen mainstay John Salvitti. Produced by Odyssey ...


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 ...


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 ...


Become the Monkey King in new endless runner game
Android Community - Feb 18, 2015

If you're a fan of Chinese movies or even ancient Chinese legends, then the story of the Monkey King will be familiar to you. There have been poems, books written about it, and there is even a blockbuster movie starring Hong Kong superstar Donnie Yen.


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