Wu Jing (actor)

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wu.
Wu Jing
Wujing.jpg
Wu Jing in 2005
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Pinyin Wú Jīng (Mandarin)
Ancestry Manchu
Born (1974-04-03) April 3, 1974 (age 40)
Beijing, China
Other name(s) Jacky Wu
Jing Wu
Jason Wu
Label(s) Gold Typhoon
Years active 1995 - present
Spouse(s) Xie Nan (m. 2013)

Wu Jing (born April 3, 1974), sometimes credited as Jacky Wu or Jing Wu, is a Chinese martial artist, actor and director. Wu is best known as Hawkman / Jackie in 1996 film Tai Chi Boxer and Kong Ko in 2006 film Fatal Contact.

Personal life[edit]

At age six he was sent to the Beijing Sports Institute at Shichahai. Both his father and grandfather were also martial artists. Like Jet Li before him, he competed as a member of the Beijing Wushu Team. He won first place in several national level wushu competitions at the junior level and continued to compete as an adult, despite his increasing height.[1]

Career[edit]

Acting[edit]

In April 1995, Wu was spotted by martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping, Wu played Hawkman / Jackie in 1996 film Tai Chi Boxer, his first Hong Kong film debut. Since Wu has appeared in numerous mainland Chinese wuxia television series. He has also worked with choreographer and director Lau Kar-leung in 2003 film Drunken Monkey. Wu achieved success in Hong Kong action cinema for his role as a vicious assassin in 2005 film SPL: Sha Po Lang.

In 2006, Wu was continued his move into Hong Kong cinema by starring in the film Fatal Contact. Wu is the male lead in 2007 film Twins Mission, starring the Twins duo and Sammo Hung. He also worked with Nicholas Tse, Jaycee Chan, Shawn Yue and director Benny Chan on the police action film Invisible Target which was released in July 2007. In March 2008, Wu made his directorial debut, alongside action choreographer Nicky Li, on his film Legendary Assassin.[2]

On May 31, 2008, Wu was a volunteer for the One Foundation and assisting in the Sichuan earthquake. He carried out relief work in the earthquake affected areas in the more remote mountainous region. With him are several One Foundation volunteers as well as Dreamboat manager Yao Guozhi. Bringing with them lots of basic necessities like rice and tents, as well as bags, books and chocolates for the kids.[3]

Wu played Lok Tin-hung in 2008 film Fatal Move, along with Sammo Hung, Danny Lee and Simon Yam. Wu played Assassin in 2008 film The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor his first American film debut, alongside Brendan Fraser and Jet Li.

Wu played Jing Neng in 2011 martial arts film Shaolin alongside Nicholas Tse, Andy Lau and Jackie Chan.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Tai Chi Boxer
太極拳
Hawkman / Jackie also known as Tai Chi II
2001 The Legend of Zu
蜀山傳
Ying also known as Zu Warriors
2003 Drunken Monkey
醉猴
Great Uncle Tak
2005 SPL: Sha Po Lang
殺破狼
Jack also known as S.P.L.
also known as Kill Zone
2006 A Foreign Luck
天上掉餡餅
Liuliu
2006 Fatal Contact
黑拳
Kong Ko
2007 Twins Mission
雙子神偷
Lau Hay / Lau San also known as Let's Steal Together
2007 Invisible Target
男兒本色
Tien Yeng-seng
2008 Kung Fu Dunk
功夫灌籃
Named but not appeared
2008 Fatal Move
奪帥
Lok Tin-hung
2008 L for Love L for Lies
我的最愛
Michael Cameo
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
盜墓迷城3
Assassin #1 Cameo
2008 Legendary Assassin
狼牙
Bo Tong-lam also known as Wolf Fang
2009 Kung Fu Cyborg
機器俠
K-88 also known as Metallic Attraction: Kungfu Cyborg
2009 Howling Arrow
響箭
Movie not released
2010 Just Another Pandora's Box
越光寶盒
Chief guard
2010 City Under Siege
全城戒備
Sun Hao
2010 Wind Blast
西風烈
Yang Xiaoming (Shepherd)
2010 Love Tactics
愛情36計
Wu Jielun
2010 Tieqiao San
鐵橋三
Unknown appearance
2011 Shaolin
新少林寺
Jingneng
2011 Magic to Win
開心魔法
Bi Yewu (Fire Magician)
2013 Badges of Fury
不二神探
Insurance manager Formerly known as The One Detective
2014 The Breakup Guru
2014 Wolf War
2015 SPL II

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Master of Tai Chi
太極宗師
Yang Yuqian
1998 Xin Shuihu Houzhuan
新水滸後傳
Ximen Jinge alternative Chinese title Shixue Wenjian (拭血問劍)
1998 The New Shaolin Temple
新少林寺
Jueyuan
1999 Legend of Dagger Li
小李飛刀
A'fei
2000 Love in the Turbulent Times
亂世桃花
Pei Yuanqing
2000 The Bigwig
大人物
Yang Fan alternative Chinese title Fanren Yang Datou (凡人楊大頭)
2000 Cema Xiao Xifeng
策馬嘯西風
Meng Xinghun
2001 Xin Tian Can Bian
新天蠶變
Yun Feiyang alternative Chinese title Jincan Siyu (金蠶絲雨)
2001 Huangshang Dubuqi
皇上對不起
Qianlong Emperor
2001 Da Qinchai Zhi Huangcheng Shenying
大欽差之皇城神鷹
Qi Yun'ao
2002 Shaolin King of Martial Arts
少林武王
Tanzhi
2002 Jiangshan Weizhong
江山為重
Hongli / Chen Bangguo alternative Chinese title Da Qing Diguo (大清帝國)
2002 Southern Shaolin
南少林
Fang Shiyu
2003 A Chinese Ghost Story
倩女幽魂
Zhuge Liuyun
2003 36th Chamber of Southern Shaolin
南少林三十六房
Fang Shiyu
2004 Jiangshan Ernü Jiduo Qing
江山兒女幾多情
Emperor
2004 I Have Eyes Only For You
誰為我心動
Bai Xiangfei also known as Who Are My Heart
2005 Wudang II
武當II
Zhang Wuji
2005 Gushangzao Shi Qian
鼓上蚤時遷
Shi Qian

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