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Jackie Chan's son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges

Jackie Chan's son Jaycee formally arrested on drug charges

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (UPI) --Jaycee Chan, son to kung fu action star Jackie Chan, was formally arrested Wednesday in Beijing on multiple drug charges.
Aileen Graef
Jackie Chan 'very ashamed' over son Jaycee's drug arrest

Jackie Chan 'very ashamed' over son Jaycee's drug arrest

BEIJING, Aug. 20 (UPI) --Jackie Chan addressed son Jaycee's drug arrest in a blog post Wednesday, and said although he is "very ashamed," he will "face the road ahead" with his son.
Annie Martin

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UPI Almanac for Monday, April 7, 2014.
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Jackie Chan confuses princes William and Harry

Jackie Chan confuses princes William and Harry

Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Jackie Chan congratulated Prince William on a feat actually completed by his brother, Prince Harry.
By DANIELLE HAYNES, UPI.com
Bruce Willis wanted $1M a day for 'Expendables 3'

Bruce Willis wanted $1M a day for 'Expendables 3'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Bruce Willis walked away from "The Expendables 3" because he wanted to be paid $1 million a day for four days work, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Harrison Ford replaces Bruce Willis in 'Expendables 3'

Harrison Ford replaces Bruce Willis in 'Expendables 3'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Sylvester Stallone said via Twitter Bruce Willis will be replaced by fellow Hollywood icon Harrison Ford in "Expendables 3," which starts filming this month.
Jackie Chan working on stage musical about his life

Jackie Chan working on stage musical about his life

NEW YORK, June 12 (UPI) -- Hong Kong actor and martial artist Jackie Chan said in New York he is writing a stage musical based on his best-selling memoir "I Am Jackie Chan."
Chinese actress Fan hailed by film elite at Cannes

Chinese actress Fan hailed by film elite at Cannes

CANNES, France, May 19 (UPI) -- Chinese actress Fan Bingbing received the first International Artist of the Year Award from The Hollywood Reporter at a gala reception in Cannes, France.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 7, 2013.
By United Press International
Celebrities join Chinese advisory group

Celebrities join Chinese advisory group

BEIJING, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The Chinese government finalized its list of national political advisers, which includes former NBA star Yao Ming and action movie star Jackie Chan.
Jackie Chan retiring from action flicks

Jackie Chan retiring from action flicks

CANNES, France, May 18 (UPI) -- Actor and martial-arts icon Jackie Chan announced at the Cannes International Film Festival in France he is retiring from action movies at the age of 58.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 7, 2012.
By United Press International

Obama dedicates tree in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama dedicated a white oak tree at the American Embassy in Australia Thursday.
Tong to direct Chan in his 100th film

Tong to direct Chan in his 100th film

BEIJING, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan says his 100th movie project will reunite him with his "Rumble in the Bronx" director Stanley Tong.
Wax Bachchan figure on display in China

Wax Bachchan figure on display in China

HONG KONG, April 8 (UPI) -- Madame Tussauds Hong Kong Wednesday displayed a wax figure of Amitabh Bachchan, the first Tussauds statue of the Indian film star exhibited in Asia.
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Chinese actor Jackie Chan attends a press conference to promote his film "Wushu" at The Foreign Press Association in London on May 23, 2008. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
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Jackie Chan, SBS, MBE (born Chan Kong-sang, 陳港生; 7 April 1954) is a Hong Kong actor, action choreographer, filmmaker, comedian, director, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, entrepreneur, singer and stunt performer.

In his movies, he is known for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts. Jackie Chan has been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in over 100 films. Chan has received stars on the Hong Kong Avenue of Stars and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

As a cultural icon, Chan has been referenced in various pop songs, cartoons, and video games. Chan is also a Cantopop and Mandopop star, having released a number of albums and sung many of the theme songs for the films in which he has starred.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Jackie Chan."
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