Tag: Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Corey Yuen!

Happy Birthday Corey Yuen!

Born on this day in 1951, Corey Yuen is 63 today! If his name is not overly familiar to you, then his cohorts would be; Corey was born in Hong Kong and was one of Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao's best friends during their time at the China Drama Academy Peking Opera School. He's mainly known as an action ...

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Happy Birthday Tony Jaa!

Happy Birthday Tony Jaa!

Happy Birthday Tony Jaa!  Born this day in 1976, he turns 38 today. Better known here in the West as Tony Jaa, in Thailand he's known as Jaa Panom.  He's a Thai martial artist, actor, choreographer, stuntman, and director; his most notable films include Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior, Tom-Yum-Goong (also known as ...

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Happy Birthday Sonny Chiba!

Happy Birthday Sonny Chiba!

Happy Birthday Chiba-san! The legend is a ripe 75-years old today. Born on this day in 1939 as Sadaho Maeda in Fukuoka, Japan, he went on to act, direct, sing, produce films and practice martial arts.  He currently holds black belts in: Kyokushin Karate: 4th Dan Ninjutsu: 4th Dan Goju-ryu karate: 2nd Dan ...

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