As you read the story, think about the answers to these questions.
1. Did he come from a wealthy family?
2. Does Jackie Chan do his own stunts?

Jackie Chan
"He spent 10 years training with the Hong Kong Opera Research Institute"

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Jackie Chan was born in Hong Kong on 7 April, 1954 and is 175cms tall. He came from a poor family and moved to Australia when he was very young. He went back to HK on his own when he was 7 years old and spent ten years training with the Hong Kong Opera Research Institute.

He has made over 100 movies. His first movie was in 1962. He was a singer! Today his movies all involve martial arts ( karate, kung fu ... and so on) and lots of jokes. Jackie does all of his own stunts and can't get insurance! Some of his most famous movies are: Police Story 1985, Rumble in the Bronx 1996 and Shanghai Noon 2000.