Wu Jing (actor)
Wu Jing, on the set of Wolf Warrior 2.
|Chinese name||吳京 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||吴京 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Wú Jīng (Mandarin)|
3 April 1974|
|Alma mater||Beijing Sport University|
Xie Nan (m. 2014)
|Children||Wu You (son)|
Wu Jing (born 3 April 1974), sometimes credited as Jacky Wu or Jing Wu, is a Chinese martial artist, actor and director. Wu is best known for his roles in various martial arts films such as Tai Chi Boxer, Fatal Contact, the SPL films, and as Leng Feng in Wolf Warrior and its sequel.
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 continuing 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 31 May 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 reprised a different role as Chan Chi-kit in the 2015 Hong Kong action film SPL II: A Time for Consequences.
Wu directed and starred in the action war film Wolf Warriors and its 2017 sequel Wolf Warriors 2. The latter film has become a hit at the Chinese summer box office, and earned a total of CN¥2.2 billion in its first eight days of release.
|Year||English Title||Chinese title||Role||Notes|
|1996||Tai Chi Boxer||功夫小子闖情關||Young Xuewen||Also known as Tai Chi II /辮子神功|
|2001||The Legend of Zu||蜀山傳||Lian Xing||Also known as Zu Warriors|
|2003||Drunken Monkey||醉猴||Chan Chiud||Also known as Chui Ma Lau/醉馬騮|
|2005||SPL: Sha Po Lang||殺破狼||Jack||Also known as S.P.L.|
|2006||A Foreign Luck||天上掉馅饼||Liuliu|
|Fatal Contact||黑拳||Kong Ko|
|2007||Twins Mission||双子神偷||Lau Hay / Lau San||Also known as Let's Steal Together|
|Invisible Target||男兒本色||Tien Yeng-seng|
|2008||Fatal Move||奪帥||Lok Tin-hung|
|L for Love L for Lies||我的最愛||Michael||Cameo|
|The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor||木乃伊3:龍的詛咒||Assassin #1||The film is also called 盜墓迷城3|
|Legendary Assassin||狼牙||Bo Tong-lam||Also known as Wolf Fang, Director|
|2009||Kung Fu Cyborg||機器俠||K-88||Also known as Metallic Attraction: Kungfu Cyborg|
|2010||Just Another Pandora's Box||越光宝盒||Chief guard||guest appearance|
|City Under Siege||全城戒備||Sun Hao|
|Wind Blast||西风烈||Yang Xiaoming (Shepherd)|
|Love Tactics||爱情36计||Wu Jielun|
|Magic to Win||开心魔法||Bi Yewu (Fire Magician)|
|2013||Badges of Fury||不二神探||Insurance manager||Formerly known as The One Detective|
|2014||The Breakup Guru||分手大师||Wu Jing|
|2015||Wolf Warrior||战狼||Leng Feng||Also director|
|SPL II: A Time For Consequences||殺破狼2||Chan Chi-kit|
|2016||Call of Heroes||危城||Cheung Yik|
|A Chinese Odyssey Part Three||大话西游3||Tang Sanzang|
|2017||Wolf Warrior 2||战狼2||Leng Feng||Also director|
|Gong Shou Dao||功守道||Master Jing|
|2018||The Faces of My Gene||祖宗十九代||Mei Banfa|
|Year||English Title||Chinese 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|
|2012||I'm a Special Soldier II||我是特种兵2||He Chenguang|
- Wu Jing and Xie Nan's relationship was publicly reported to begin in 2012.
- They got married in 2014.
- On 25 August 2014, WuJing's wife gave birth to a healthy boy named Wu Suowei (Chinese: 吴所谓).
Notes and references
- 吴京微博晒证件合照 疑似与谢楠领结婚证. Sina Weibo (in Chinese). 2014-01-01.
- 早晨吴京发短博 预示与谢楠当日的婚礼仪式即将启动. Sina Weibo (in Chinese). 2014-05-11.
- 吴京罕见带儿子现身 小朋友的名字太逗了. iFeng (in Chinese). 2017-07-25.
- Kelley, Seth (6 August 2017). "China's 'Wolf Warriors 2' Dominates International Box Office With $163 Million". Variety.
- Easternlight Films acquires Legendary Assassin, Screen Daily 17 Mar 2008.
- "Wu Jing is China's Next Big Action Star". jaynestars.com. 2017-08-05.
- "Wolf Warrior 2: The nationalist action film storming China". BBC News. 4 August 2017.
- 战狼8天20亿 《战狼2》票房最终有望超40亿大关. haiwainet (in Chinese). 2017-08-04.
- Han Bei (2002-03-15). "功夫小子"吳京《醉猴》里打出一片情 (in Chinese). The Epoch Times.
- Wu Jing at imdb.com
- Wu Jing at chinesemov.com
- 谢楠采访吴京被撩：结婚了吗？4年后两人结婚生子. dzwww.com (in Chinese). 2017-08-02.
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