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Bruce Lee: Bio, Height, Weight, Measurements

Bruce Lee was a famous martial artist and action movie star. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time. His notable film credits include Way of the Dragon, Enter the Dragon, The Big Boss and Fist of Fury. Born as Lee Jun Fan in San Francisco, California, Bruce Lee is the son of Grace Ho and Lee Hoi-chuen, a Cantonese opera star. His father was Han Chinese, and his mother was of half-Chinese and half-Caucasian descent. He grew up in Kowloon, Hong Kong, with his family until his late teens. In 1964, Bruce Lee married Linda Emery. They had a daughter, Shannon and son, Brandon Lee. He died of cerebral edema in Hong Kong at age 32.

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 27 November 1940
Birth Place: San Francisco, California, USA
Date of Death: 20 July 1973
Death Place: Kowloon, Hong Kong
Cause of Death: Cerebral edema
Resting Place: Lake View Cemetery, Seattle
Birth Name: Lee Jun Fan
Nickname: Bruce Lee
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Martial artist, Philosopher, Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Nationality: American, Hong Konger
Race/Ethnicity: Chinese, as well as evidently 1/4 or less German
Ancestry: Shunde, Guangdong, China
Religion: Atheist
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black

Bruce Lee Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 141 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 64 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 7½”
Height in Meters: 1.71 m
Shoe Size: 9 (US)

Bruce Lee Family Details:
Father: Lee Hoi-chuen
Mother: Grace Ho
Spouse: Linda Lee Cadwell (m. 1964-1973)
Children: Shannon Lee (Daughter), Brandon Lee (Son)
Siblings: Robert Lee (Brother), Peter Lee (Brother), Phoebe Lee (Sister), Agnes Lee (Sister)

Bruce Lee Education:
University of Washington

Bruce Lee Facts:
*He was born in San Francisco, California and was raises in Kowloon, Hong Kong.
*He started his martial arts training under the Wing Chun teacher Yip Man in 1954.
*His son Brandon Lee tragically died while filming The Crow (1994).
*He is considered the greatest martial artist of the 20th century.
*He was fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Japanese.
*He was a gang leader in his teenage years, and his group name was “The Tigers of Junction Street”.
*He weighed only 128 lbs at the time of his death.

“To me, the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity. The easy way is also the right way, and martial arts is nothing at all special; the closer to the true way of martial arts, the less wastage of expression there is.” – Bruce Lee

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Updated: August 17, 2017 — 5:59 pm
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