April 26, 1963: Jet Li

On this day in 1963, actor and martial artist Jet Li was born in Beijing, China. He made his acting debut in 1982’s Shaolin Temple before going on to lead martial-arts epic films such as Hero, Fist of Legend, and the Once Upon a Time in China series. He played Emperor Han in The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, and joined the cast of Sylvester Stallone’s The Expendables series.

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