Jackie Chan wins his first Oscar after 56 years
Actor Jackie Chan is congratulated by fellow actor Sylvester Stallone (R) after accepting his Honorary Award at the 8th Annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 12, 2016.
Chan Kong-sang known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director and producer. In his movies, he is known for his comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself. Chan has been training in Kung fu and Wing Chun. He has been acting since the 1960s and has appeared in over 200 films.
On Saturday at the yearly Governors Awards, the Chinese performing artist and hand to hand fighting star at long last got his little gold statuette, a privileged Oscar for his many years of work in film.
Chan made his movie debut at the age of 8, and has acted and sometimes written and directed more than 30 martial arts movies in Hong Kong.
In August, he was positioned the second-most generously compensated performing artist on the planet by Forbes with assessed 2016 income of $61 million, just underneath “Quick and Furious” star Dwayne Johnson.
when Jackie Chan saw an Oscar at Sylvester Stallone’s home 23 years earlier, he said that was the moment he picked he required one and thanks to his fans, saying they were the reason “I keep on making motion pictures, bouncing through windows, kicking and punching, breaking my bones.”
The evening was attended by Hollywood’s elite, including Denzel Washington, Lupita Nyong’o, Nicole Kidman, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Amy Adams and The actor attend the ceremony with his parents .
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