Knowledge Identifier: +Bruce_Lee
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1940.
Countries: United States (41%), China (28%), (16%)
Linked to: University of Washington, One inch punch, Seattle Central Community College, St. Francis Xavier's College
However, Lee showed a keen interest in Wing Chun, and continued to train privately with Yip Man and Wong Shun Leung in 1955
Mixed martial arts - In the late 1960s to early 1970s, the concept of combining the elements of multiple martial arts was popularized in the west by Bruce Lee via his system philosophy of Jeet Kune Do
Martial arts - The later 1960s and 1970s witnessed an increased media interest in Chinese martial arts, influenced by martial artist Bruce Lee
In March 1961, Lee enrolled at the University of Washington, majoring in drama according to the university's alumni association information, not in philosophy as claimed by Lee himself and many others
However, a martial arts exhibition on Long Beach in 1964 eventually led to the invitation by William Dozier for an audition for a part in the pilot for "Number One Son"
Van Williams - He teamed for one season with the late Bruce Lee as his partner Kato, in the television series "The Green Hornet", broadcast on ABC during the 1966–67 season
Joe Lewis (martial artist) - From 1967 to 1968, he studied privately with the influential martial artist and Jeet Kune Do founder Bruce Lee
In 1969 the three worked on a script for a film called "The Silent Flute", and went together on a location hunt to India
Nancy Kwan - Kwan met Bruce Lee when he choreographed the martial arts moves in the 1969 film "The Wrecking Crew"
Orange Sky Golden Harvest - But what really put the company on the map was a 1971 deal with soon-to-be martial arts superstar Bruce Lee, after he had turned down the low-paying, standard contract offered him by the Shaws
Kung Fu (TV series) - In 1971, Bruce Lee wasn't the cult film hero he later became for his roles in "The Big Boss" , "Fist of Fury" , "Way of the Dragon" and "Enter the Dragon"
Pierre Berton - It was on this show that in 1971 Berton interviewed Bruce Lee in what was to be the famous martial artist's only surviving television interview
In 1972, after the success of "The Big Boss" and "Fist of Fury", a third film was planned by Raymond Chow at Golden Harvest to be directed by Lo Wei, titled "Yellow-Faced Tiger"
Ni Kuang - As the screenwriter for the 1972 film "Fist of Fury", he received credit for creating the protagonist, Chen Zhen, who was played by Bruce Lee
Filming commenced in Hong Kong in February 1973
John Saxon (actor) - He is known for his role as Roper in the 1973 film "Enter the Dragon", in which he starred with Bruce Lee and Jim Kelly
Wong Shun Leung - In 1973, shortly after Bruce Lee's death, Wong acted in "Life and Legend of Bruce Lee"
The project was not realised at the time; but the 1978 film "Circle of Iron", starring David Carradine, was based on the same plot
Joseph Bodner - As an illustrator, in 1978 he collaborated with Bruce Lee on the first volume of his "Fighting Method" martial arts books
Game of Death - This was because the real Bruce Lee wore the latter when he was filming, and the double wore the former in the 1978 version to resemble his shoes
Albert Goldman - In 1982, Goldman wrote a very unflattering article on actor Bruce Lee which was divided into two parts for Penthouse Magazine
Kung Fu (TV series) - Ed Spielman told me specifically: 'In 1993, I was preparing a major law suit against Universal, DeLaurentis Productions and all of those who were responsible for the false allegations in 'The Bruce Lee Story' to deprive me of the authorship of my work and defame me
Linda Lee Cadwell - In 1996, Bleecker published a book on his version of how Bruce Lee died
Linda Lee Cadwell - Cadwell has continued to promote Bruce Lee's martial art Jeet Kune Do. She retired in 2001, and her daughter Shannon , together with son-in-law Ian Keasler, run the Bruce Lee Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching Bruce Lee's philosophy on martial arts and his writing on philosophy
Ron Balicki - He and his wife choreographed martial arts for the stage production, "Be Like Water", produced at East West Players in 2008, which features the ghost of Bruce Lee visiting a troubled teenage Asian American tomboy, offering her lessons and guidance
On 6 January 2009, it was announced that Bruce's Hong Kong home will be preserved and transformed into a tourist site by philanthropist Yu Pang-lin
However, in his 2018 biography, "Bruce Lee; A Life", Matthew Polly identifies Bruce's Lee's mother's grandfather as Moses Hartog Bosman, born to a Jewish family in Rotterdam, became a successful businessman in Hong Kong, where he had a Chinese concubine named Sze Tai, with whom he had six children, including Lee's grandfather Ho Kom Tong