Corey Yuen

Active - 1973 - 2017  |   Born - Feb 15, 1951 in Hong Kong, China  |   Genres - Action, Comedy

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  • Studied at the Peking Opera School under the watch of Master Yu Jim-yuen along with Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao, and was a member of The Seven Little Fortunes.
  • Got in a real-life fistfight over a comic book with Jackie Chan when they were both 10 years old.
  • Adopted the name Yuen in honor of Jim-Yuen Yu, his teacher.
  • Began his film career as a stuntman.
  • Known for mixing hand-to-hand combat and gun fighting, which is not common in Hong Kong action films.