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Bruce Lee: An Icon Even in Death

The late Bruce Lee was a renowned Chinese-American martial artist. He was born in 1940 and succumbed to cerebral oedema in 1973. During his martial arts career, he was an actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and martial arts instructor.

Martial Arts Career

Bruce Lee was a household name in martial arts. He was involved in many top martial arts films, many of which are watched to date. He was introduced to film by his father at a young age. At the age of 18, Bruce Lee moved from Hong Kong to the United States, where he got higher education at the University of Washington. Here, he started teaching martial arts. His films influenced martial arts globally. His role in the film industry is credited with bringing positive changes in the way Asians were presented in American movies. He is considered the most influential martial artist of all time.

Martial Arts Films to Check Out Bruce Lee

Some of the films that Bruce Lee featured in include The Big Boss, Fist of Fury, The Way of the Dragon, The Game of Death and Enter the Dragon. He is remembered for introducing Kung Fu in the West. He starred in an American TV show, The Green Hornet and Kung Fu.