Donnie Yen

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Yen in July 2012

Donnie Yen (born 27 July 1963), also known as Yen Ji-dan (甄子丹), is a Chinese-born Hong Kong actor, martial artist, movie director, producer and action choreographer. He is also a wushu world champion many times. He is best known for his role as Ip Man in the Ip Man (2008–2015) trilogy movies. He also appeared in Shanghai Knights (2003), Flash Point (2007) and Rogue One (2016).

Yen was born in Guangzhou, Guangdong. When he was two years old, his family moved to Hong Kong. They later moved to Boston, Massachusetts, United States when he was 11. He has been married twice and has three children.[1]

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  1. "Donnie Yen: the actor and martial arts whiz behind Rogue One: A Star Wars Story's coolest new character". The Telegraph. 16 December 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2017.

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