Wu Jing (actor)
Wu Jing in 2005
|Chinese name||吳京 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||吴京 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Wú Jīng (Mandarin)|
April 3, 1974 |
|Other name(s)||Jacky Wu
|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.
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 to 175 cm. In 2013 Wu Jing married Xie Nan. He can speak Mandarin, and conversational Cantonese.
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.
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.
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. Wu is directed the Hong Kong action war film Wolf War and reprised a different role as Chan Chi-kit in the 2015 Hong Kong action film SPL II: A Time For Consequences.
|1996||Tai Chi Boxer
太極拳 / 功夫小子闯情关 / 功夫小子闖情關
|Hawkman / Jackie||also known as Tai Chi II|
|2001||The Legend of Zu
|Ying||also known as Zu Warriors|
|Great Uncle Tak|
|2005||SPL: Sha Po Lang
|Jack||also known as S.P.L.
also known as Kill Zone
|2006||A Foreign Luck
|Lau Hay / Lau San||also known as Let's Steal Together|
|2008||L for Love L for Lies
|2008||The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
|Bo Tong-lam||also known as Wolf Fang, Director|
|2009||Kung Fu Cyborg
|K-88||also known as Metallic Attraction: Kungfu Cyborg|
|Movie not released|
|2010||Just Another Pandora's Box
|2010||City Under Siege
|Yang Xiaoming (Shepherd)|
|2011||Magic to Win
|Bi Yewu (Fire Magician)|
|2013||Badges of Fury
|Insurance manager||Formerly known as The One Detective|
|2014||The Breakup Guru|
|2015||Wolf Warriors||Leng Feng||also Director|
|2015||SPL II: A Time For Consequences||Chan Chi-kit|
|2016||The Deadly Reclaim|
|2016||A Chinese Odyssey Part Three|
|2016||Wolf Warriors 2|
|1997||Master of Tai Chi
|1998||Xin Shuihu Houzhuan
|Ximen Jinge||alternative Chinese title Shixue Wenjian (拭血問劍)|
|1998||The New Shaolin Temple
|1999||Legend of Dagger Li
|2000||Love in the Turbulent Times
|Yang Fan||alternative Chinese title Fanren Yang Datou (凡人楊大頭)|
|2000||Cema Xiao Xifeng
|2001||Xin Tian Can Bian
|Yun Feiyang||alternative Chinese title Jincan Siyu (金蠶絲雨)|
|2001||Da Qinchai Zhi Huangcheng Shenying
|2002||Shaolin King of Martial Arts
|Hongli / Chen Bangguo||alternative Chinese title Da Qing Diguo (大清帝國)|
|2003||A Chinese Ghost Story
|2003||36th Chamber of Southern Shaolin
|2004||Jiangshan Ernü Jiduo Qing
|2004||I Have Eyes Only For You
|Bai Xiangfei||also known as Who Are My Heart|
|2005||Gushangzao Shi Qian
|2012||I'm A Special Soldier II
- Information on Wu Jing.
- Easternlight Films acquires Legendary Assassin, Screen Daily 17 Mar 2008.
- 韓蓓 (2002-03-15). ""功夫小子"吳京《醉猴》里打出一片情" (in Chinese). The Epoch Times.
- 李湘蓮 (2014-05-11). "吳京大婚前拍戲受傷 或坐輪椅出席婚禮" (in Chinese). The Epoch Times.
- Wu Jing at imdb.com
- Wu Jing at chinesemov.com