36 Facts About Bruce Lee

1. Bruce Lee was awarded the Disney Legends honor in July 2017 at the His very first on camera cameo was as the foreman in the trial of Bruce Banner in the made-for-television movie The Trial of the Incredible Hulk.

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2. Bruce Lee was tremendously skilled as a spotter of a talent solitary outcast—one who chose a lonely life keeping his identity of Spider-Man a secret from the people he loved.

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3. Bruce Lee was born in the year of the dragon in San Francisco November 27 1940.

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4. Bruce Lee was a natural on camera, "Superhero" producer Bruce Nash recalled.

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5. In April 2014, Bruce Lee was named a featured character in the video game EA Sports UFC, and is playable in multiple weight classes.

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6. Bruce Lee was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.

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7. Prior to his death, Bruce Lee told his then only two living instructors Kimura and Inosanto to dismantle his schools.

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8. Bruce Lee was declared dead on arrival, at the age of 32.

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9. On July 20, 1973, Bruce Lee was in Hong Kong, to have dinner with actor George Lazenby, with whom he intended to make a film.

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10. On May 10, 1973, Bruce Lee collapsed during an automated dialogue replacement session for Enter the Dragon at Golden Harvest in Hong Kong.

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11. Bruce Lee is best known as a martial artist, but he studied drama and Asian and Western philosophy while a student at the University of Washington and throughout his life.

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12. Bruce Lee had shot over 100 minutes of footage, including out-takes, for Game of Death before shooting was stopped to allow him to work on Enter the Dragon.

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13. Bruce Lee played his first leading role in The Big Boss, which proved to be an enormous box office success across Asia and catapulted him to stardom.

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14. In 1971, Bruce Lee appeared in four episodes of the television series Longstreet, written by Silliphant.

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15. While in the United States from 1959 to 1964, Bruce Lee abandoned thoughts of a film career in favour of pursuing martial arts.

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16. Bruce Lee had his first role as a baby who was carried onto the stage in the film Golden Gate Girl.

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17. Bruce Lee included all elements of total fitness—muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility.

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18. Bruce Lee emphasized what he called "the style of no style".

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19. Bruce Lee concluded that the fight had lasted too long and that he had failed to live up to his potential using his Wing Chun techniques.

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20. Bruce Lee commented, "That paper had all the names of the sifu from Chinatown, but they don't scare me".

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21. The third punch, which Bruce Lee threw to Moore's face, did not come nearly within striking distance.

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22. Bruce Lee attempted another punch, and Moore blocked it as well.

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23. Bruce Lee took several steps back and asked if Moore was ready.

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24. Bruce Lee appeared at the 1967 Long Beach International Karate Championships and performed various demonstrations, including the famous "unstoppable punch" against USKA world Karate champion Vic Moore.

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25. At the invitation of Ed Parker, Bruce Lee appeared in the 1964 Long Beach International Karate Championships and performed repetitions of two-finger push-ups with feet at approximately shoulder-width apart.

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26. Bruce Lee began teaching martial arts in the United States in 1959.

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27. In March 1961, Bruce Lee enrolled at the University of Washington and studied dramatic arts, philosophy, psychology, and various other subjects.

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28. In December 1960, Bruce Lee completed his high school education and received his diploma from Edison Technical School.

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29. At the age of 18, Bruce Lee returned to the United States.

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30. In the spring of 1959, Bruce Lee got into another street fight, and the police were called.

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31. Bruce Lee continued to train with Wong Shun Leung after returning to Hong Kong from America.

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32. Bruce Lee began training in Wing Chun when he was 16 years old under the Wing Chun teacher Yip Man in 1957, after losing several fights with rival gang members.

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33. Bruce Lee was born on November 27, 1940, at the Chinese Hospital, in San Francisco's Chinatown.

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34. Bruce Lee became an iconic figure known throughout the world, particularly among the Chinese, based upon his portrayal of Chinese nationalism in his films and among Asian Americans for defying stereotypes associated with the emasculated Asian male.

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35. Bruce Lee moved to the United States at the age of 18 to receive his higher education at the University of Washington in Seattle, and it was during this time that he began teaching martial arts.

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36. Bruce Lee was born in Chinatown, San Francisco, on November 27, 1940, to parents from Hong Kong, and was raised with his family in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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