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:

Before Donnie Yen fights way through 'Rogue One: A Star Wars' story, he gets ...
New York Daily News - Jan 17, 2016

Actor Donnie Yen dodges most questions about his top-secret role in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” with the agility of the martial arts master he is. He is, after all, enlisted for director Gareth Edwards' upcoming take on the clandestine rebel spy ...


Donnie Yen needs to learn how to use Facebook
Page Six - Jan 24, 2016

Martial-arts superstar Donnie Yen — who headlines the new film “Ip Man 3” with Mike Tyson — overshared with fans before the film's US premiere. Spies said Yen excitedly posted to his Facebook page an invitation to the LA event with no RSVP info, but ...


Film Review: 'Ip Man 3'
Variety - Jan 29, 2016

Fans of old-school kung fu will eat up the rock-solid, joint-snapping fights in “Ip Man 3,” the long-awaited reunion of Hong Kong helmer Wilson Yip and action juggernaut Donnie Yen, here prolonging the saga of the Wing Chun grandmaster who famously ...


Donnie Yen Talks Ip Man 3 and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
IGN by Jim Vejvoda - Jan 26, 2016

We recently spoke with action icon and Chinese box office star Donnie Yen about his new film, Ip Man 3 (now playing; see our positive review), as well as his role in the upcoming Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Yen had initially been ...


Movie Review: "Ip Man 3" starring Donnie Yen, Zhang Jin, and Mike Tyson
Review St. Louis - Feb 5, 2016

ip-man-3-2 It's been five years since Hong Kong's action superstar Donnie Yen and director Wilson Yip brought us the first installment of the Ip Man franchise, a story based on the creator of the Wing Chun style of martial arts and made famous by the ...


Wifey knows best: Mrs Donnie Yen makes the best decisions, says 'Ip Man' star
Malay Mail Online - Jan 15, 2016

Yen has been married to former beauty queen Cecilia Wang for 13 years. — TODAY picSINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Donnie Yen is the perfect husband. Known for having a reputation for being a loving family man, the actor extolled the values of listening to the ...


Director reveals why Aaron Kwok has replaced Donnie Yen as the new Monkey King
The Straits Times - Feb 2, 2016

Hong Kong director Soi Cheang's 2014 retelling of The Monkey King, featuring a phalanx of stars including Donnie Yen, Chow Yun Fat and Aaron Kwok, was basically a successful failure. Although it earned more than one billion yuan (S$220 million) in ...


Donnie Yen and wife Cecilia Wang are Resorts World Sentosa's new brand ambassadors
Malay Mail Online - Jan 15, 2016

The celebrity couple will star in a campaign shot by acclaimed HK lensman Wing Shya. — TODAY picSINGAPORE, Jan 15 — Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) has announced the appointment of Hong Kong celebrity couple Donnie Yen and Cecilia Wang as ...


Interview: Donnie Yen keeps the fight alive on the big screen
Vancity Buzz - Jan 22, 2016

Whether you know his name or just recognize his face, Donnie Yen is one of the biggest action stars in the world. This 52-year-old Chinese superstar has been a lifelong expert on martial arts and has brought his passion to the screen in one way or ...


Watch Tyson And Yen Behind The Scenes Of IP MAN 3 In This Exclusive Clip!
TwitchFilm (blog) - Jan 29, 2016

Donnie Yen ignites the screen in a return to his iconic role of Ip Man, the real-life Wing Chun Kung Fu master who mentored Bruce Lee. In this explosive third installment of the blockbuster martial arts series, when a band of brutal gangsters led by a ...


Donnie Yen finally a 'cool dad' after Star Wars role
The Star Online - Jan 23, 2016

ACTION star Donnie Yen is finally a 'cool dad' to his daughter and son, after landing a leading role in Rogue One, a Star Wars spin-off. In response to a question on whether he's a "cool dad" on a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Saturday, the ...


'Rogue One' news: Darth Vader to appear? Donnie Yen teases his character
Vine Report - Jan 18, 2016

Fans of the "Star Wars" franchise waited for 10 years before a new movie was released late last year in "The Force Awakens." Fortunately, Disney and LucasFilm will be pushing forward as in less than a year, "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" will hit theaters.


Donnie Yen Describes Himself as 'Cool Dad', to Star in New Movie 'Rogue One'
ChinaTopix - Jan 25, 2016

Donnie Yen has revealed that he feels flattered to be the first Chinese actor to make a mark in the Star Wars universe and the 52-year-old actor truly believes that this first spin-off movie will do well internationally.(Photo : Getty Images). Ip Man 3 ...


Donnie Yen's confession: My mother's the REAL GRANDMASTER in kungfu
Malaysia Chronicle - Jan 25, 2016

Action star Donnie Yen is finally a 'cool dad' to his daughter and son, after landing a leading role in Rogue One, a Star Wars spin-off. In response to a question on whether he's a "cool dad" on a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Saturday, the ...


Martial Arts Legend Donnie Yen To Play An "Important" Character in Rogue One ...
Epicstream - Jan 21, 2016

With Star Wars: Episode VIII now delayed to December 2017, it seems appropriate to turn our attention to Gareth Edwards' Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. We already know that the Hong Kong movie star and legendary martial artist Donnie Yen will be a part ...


Star Wars: Will the Force awaken in China?
BBC News - Jan 8, 2016

"If George Lucas is smart, he will know that casting Donnie Yen will be the way to break into the Chinese market," said a Beijing fan on Weibo. "If John Boyega can be cast as a major character then please consider Donnie Yen as a Jedi," said another fan.


Review: IP MAN 3 (2016) 'Yen delivers, Tyson entertains, in the franchise finale'
Victoria Advocate (blog) - Jan 27, 2016

West Side Story meets Hong Kong action star Donnie Yen in the final installment of the biographical martial arts trilogy based on Ip Man, the Wing Chun master who once taught Bruce Lee. Yen delivers another satisfying performance as the kung fu ...


Ip Man 3 | Movie review
The Upcoming - Jan 14, 2016

This is not quite a true story, unless Ip Man (played by Donnie Yen) really did have an epic battle against Mike Tyson in the 50s. Yes, Mike Tyson plays the villain for some bizarre, inexplicable reason. But his lines are limited, a good thing given ...


My 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2016 Caleb Okoye
moviepilot.com - Feb 5, 2016

The cast is just epic and includes Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, martial-arts king Donnie Yen and the Ben Mendelsohn as part of the main cast. This first of many anthology films will be directed by Gareth Edwards, who gained widespread ...


How Star Wars Is Trying to Rule China's Tough Box Office
WIRED - Jan 8, 2016

The company already has plans to open a new Disneyland theme park in Shanghai, and along with Donnie Yen has cast huge Chinese star Jiang Wen in the upcoming Star Wars films. “This is a longer term play,” says Jonathan Landreth, editor of the website ...


Star Wars Bits: 'Episode 8' Rewrites, 'Rogue One' Aliens, the Return of Darth ...
/FILM - Jan 20, 2016

Donnie Yen opens up (but just a little) about his character in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. More rumors about Darth Vader's return in Rogue One emerge. Creature designer Neal Scanlan talks about his complex work on Rogue One. The return of Obi-Wan ...


'Ip Man 3' delivers entertaining blows
Fresno Bee - Feb 3, 2016

Donnie Yen has already shown in two previous films in the series based on the true story of the Wing Chun Kung Fu master who mentored Bruce Lee that the quiet power he brings to the role makes him engaging. Unlike Jackie Chan, who uses comedy and ...


Monkey King 2 premieres in UK and Germany
CCTV - Feb 6, 2016

In the new sequel, Hong Kong actor Aaron Kwok, who played the villain in the first film, returns to replace Donnie Yen as the titular character, hero of the Chinese novel “Journey to the West.” The new villain, White Skeleton Demon, is portrayed by ...


Ip Man 3 UK Blu-ray
Blu-ray.com - Feb 4, 2016

Kaleidoscope Entertainment and Well Go USA have officially announced that they will release on Blu-ray Wilson Yip's new film IP Man 3 (2015), starring Donnie Yen, Patrick Tam, Jin Zhang, and Mike Tyson. The release will be available for purchase on ...


Painterly 'The Assassin' Leads Nominees at Asian Film Awards
New York Times - Feb 3, 2016

Donnie Yen's performance in "Ip Man 3" was nominated in the best actor category alongside Nagase Masatoshi, Feng Xiaogang, Lee Byung-hun and John Arcilla from the Philippines. For best actress, Shu Qi faces competition from Zhao Tao, Haruka Ayase, ...


'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' Rumors: New Villain Rumored To Appear In ...
Christian Post - Feb 4, 2016

The film's confirmed cast members include Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Riz Ahmed, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Mads Mikkelsen, Forest Whitaker, Alan Tudyk, and Jonathan Aris. Principal photography for "Rogue One" began in August 2015 at ...


Ip Man 3 And The Kung Fu Hero Myth - Look! It Moves! By Adisakdi Tantimedh
Bleeding Cool News - Jan 25, 2016

No, in the end, the Ip Man Trilogy is really a combination of two things: turning Ip Man into a myth and Donnie Yen into a movie star at last. The Ip Man Trilogy continue a Hong Kong movie tradition of creating a myth of the real-life kung fu master as ...


Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Not Catching Fire In China
Forbes - Jan 12, 2016

Heck, next year's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (co-starring Donnie Yen and Jiang Wen) may well do better in less Star Wars-friendly territories by virtue of being a more stand-alone story. And those who saw The Force Awakens in theaters or will ...


A Real Wing Chun Master Explains It's OK 'Ip Man 3' Is Mostly Made Up
Inverse - Jan 18, 2016

For the third and final time, Donnie Yen has fleshed out the legendary Wing Chun grandmaster and teacher of Bruce Lee, Ip Man, in Wilson Yip's Ip Man 3 coming to the U.S. on January 22. If you've seen the other movies then nothing will surprise in this ...


30 Movies That Could Make the 2017 Oscars Less White
Vanity Fair - Feb 2, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story seems to be carrying on the newly minted Star Wars tradition of diversity with Diego Luna, Riz Ahmed, Donnie Yen, and Forest Whitaker among the cast, plus yet another female lead with Felicity Jones. Opens December 16. 22.


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