Known from movies
|Fact||Chosen by Goldsea Asian American Daily as one of the “100 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time”.|
|Payments||$250,000 earned from Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993)|
Who is Jason Scott Lee?
Jason Scott Lee is an American actor and martial artist, best known worldwide as Bruce Lee in the movie “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story” (1993), and as Mowgli in the movie “The Jungle Book” (1994). ), based on the novel of the same name.
Jason Scott Lee Bio- Age, childhood and education
Jason Scott Lee was born on November 19, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA, the son of Robert Lee and his wife, Sylvia; Jason, of Chinese and Hawaiian descent, spent his childhood in Hawaii and attended Pearl City High School.
While in high school, Jason became interested in acting, and after graduating from college, enrolled at Fullerton College in California. He began studying acting under coach Sal Romeo.
Jason’s career began in the mid-1980s with a small role in the TV series “The A-Team” (1986), while he had another small role in 1987, this time in the movie “Born in East LA”. He went on to small roles in movies and TV series, such as “Back to the Future Part II” in 1989, then in the movie “Ghoulies Go to College” (1990), and in the television movie “The Lookalike”, also in 1990.
At the beginning of the 1990s, his career started to improve and in 1992 he had his first starring role, as Avik in the romantic drama film “Map of the Human Heart”, with Anne Parillaud and Patrick Bergin.
Rise to fame
Jason was now on the rise and in 1993 he was cast in his career role, as Bruce Lee in the biopic film “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story” for which he received great reviews and also earned a number of award nominations. The following year, Jason had another great performance as an actor, when he was selected for the role of Mowgli in the movie “The Jungle Book”.
Before the end of the 90s, Jason acted in a few more hit movies, such as the thriller drama movie “Murder in Mind” (1997), then the fantasy horror “Tale of the Mummy” (1998), and he also co-starred with Kurt Russell and Jason Isaacs in Paul WS Andersen’s sci-fi drama film “Soldier” (1998).
With the early 2000s, Jason’s career began to decline, though he continued to push into the mid-decade. His most memorable role during this period was as Father Uffizi in the horror film “Dracula II: Ascension”, which he reprized two years later in another sequel “Dracula III: Legacy” (2005).
Also, in 2003, he starred in the sci-fi action movie “Timecop: The Berlin Decision”. Through 2010, Jason also appeared in the films “Balls of Fury” (2007) and “Dance of the Dragon” (2008), but then failed to land a significant role until the mid-2010s, when he returned to the big screen. with a role in the action-adventure movie “Seventh Son”, starring Ben Barnes, Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges. In recent years, Jason starred in several movies, including the action adventure “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny” (2016), then the comedy-drama “Burn Your Maps” (2016), and co-starred in the action drama “Mulan”, starring Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen and Jet Li, among others.
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) July 25, 2018
Jason Scott Lee Net worth, height, weight and appearance
Jason has become a star since he started a career, although there is a feeling that he could have achieved more. Nevertheless, his net worth has increased by a large margin, and according to sources, Jason Scott Lee’s net worth is estimated to be over $6 million as of early 2020.
Jason Scott Lee is 1.78 m tall and weighs about 80 kg. His body measurements are unknown, but he has an athletic figure. His hair is black and he has brown eyes.
Jason Scott Lee Personal Life, Marriage, Wife Diana Chan
Jason is a very private man and some details about his personal life are still unclear. However, it is revealed that Jason is a married man and his wife’s name is Diana Chan. The couple has been married since 2008 and has a daughter together, born in 2011, but more information is not available. Jason’s wife was born in Singapore and the two met when Jason was in Singapore working on one of his many films. Diana is involved in public relations, but no other information has been made available.
Jason Scott Lee News, Facts and Influence
Jason Scott Lee’s career was in constant decline in recent years, but he has risen to stardom once again with the role of Bori Khan in the movie “Mulan” which boosted his popularity and a few interviews in magazines and online publications, too for the Hollywood reporter.
Jason, though his last name is Lee and he played Bruce Lee in one of the movies, is not related to the late actor and mixed martial arts star in any way. Before being selected for the role of Bruce Lee, Jason did not train in any martial art, but has always been interested in acquiring the skills.
Jason continued martial arts training after the movie “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story” working closely with the trainer Jerry Poteet, who is a former student of Bruce Lee, especially Jeet Kune Do, and is now a certified trainer under Jerry Poteet. As he progressed with his martial arts training, he became more popular and in 2012 he was featured in the documentary “Secrets of Shaolin with Jason Scott Lee” which showed his training with Shaolin masters.
With his recent rise in popularity, he has gained popularity on social media platforms, especially Instagram, and now has more than 11,000 followers on his Official Page.
|First and last name||Jason Scott Lee|
|Profession||Voice actor, martial artist|
|Parents||Sylvia Lee, Robert Lee|
|Nominations||MTV Movie Award for Best Breaking Performance|
|Movies||Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, The Jungle Book, Lilo & Stitch, Back to the Future Part II, Map of the Human Heart, Rapa-Nui, Balls of Fury, Tale of the Mummy , Dracula II: Ascension, Born in East LA, Timecop 2: The Berlin Decision, Dance of the Dragon…|
|1||Chosen by Goldsea Asian American Daily as one of the “100 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time”.|
|2||Auditioned for the role of Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat (1995), but lost to Robin Shou.|
|3||Trained in Jeet Kune Do with former Bruce Lee student, Jerry Poteet, for the role of “Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story” (1993).|
|4||Although they share the same last name, Jason Scott Lee is not related to Bruce Lee.|
|Alaska is a hindrance||2016||after-production||Diego|
|Burn your cards||2016||Shaman helper|
|Beyond the game||2016/II|
|Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny||2016||Hades Dai|
|Hawaii Five-0||2010-2013||TV serials||Detective Kaleo|
|Dance of the Dragon||2008||Cheng|
|Balls of anger||2007||Siu-Foo|
|Only the brave||2006||Sergeant Glenn “Tak” Takase|
|The prophecy: abandoned||2005||Video||Dylan|
|Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch has a breakdown||2005||Video||David Kawena (voice)|
|Nomad: the warrior||2005||Oraz|
|Dracula III: Legacy||2005||Video||Father Uffizi|
|Timecop: the decision of Berlin||2003||Video||Ryan Chan|
|Dracula II: Ascension||2003||Video||Father Uffizi|
|Lilo & Stitch||2002||David Kawena (voice)|
|Arabian Nights||2000||TV Miniseries||Aladdin|
|Story of the mummy||1998||Riley|
|The hunger||1997||TV serials||Craig Yun|
|Murder in mind||1997||Holloway|
|The Jungle Book||1994||Mowgli|
|Photo bride||1994||Worker collecting wages (uncredited)|
|Dragon: The Story of Bruce Lee||1993||Bruce Lee|
|The Making of ‘Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story’||1993||Short||Bruce Lee|
|Map of the human heart||1992||Avik|
|Ghosts go to college||1991||Video||Kyle|
|Remnant of honor||1990||TV movie||Ha-Kuhn|
|The lookalike||1990||TV movie||John ‘Charlie’ Chan|
|CBS School Break Special||1990||TV serials||John Henderson|
|Back to the Future Part II||1989||white|
|Born in East LA||1987||What’s going on guys|
|Balls Out: The Making of ‘Balls of Fury’||2007||Video documentary short special thanks|
|The roots of ‘ulu||2015||Documentary short voice|
|Secrets of Shaolin with Jason Scott Lee||2012||Documentary about TV movies||Jason Scott Lee|
|State Aloha||2009||Documentary voice|
|On the way to Living Pono||2008||Documentary|
|Asian Excellence Awards 2008||2008||Documentary about TV movies|
|Balls Out: The Making of ‘Balls of Fury’||2007||Video documentary short||Himself – ‘Siu-Foo’ / Bruce Lee|
|2007 AZN Asian Excellence Awards||2007||TV special||Himself|
|The slanted screen||2006||Documentary||Himself|
|Asian Excellence Awards 2006||2006||TV special||Himself – presenter|
|The Making of ‘Timecop: The Berlin Decision’||2003||Video documentary short||Himself|
|The Royal Variety Performance 2000||2000||Documentary about TV movies||Himself / King of Siam|
|Opening Sesame: The Making of ‘Arabian Nights’||2000||Documentary about TV movies||Himself|
|Rapa Nui: Legends in stone||1994||TV serials||Himself|
|The making of ‘The Jungle Book’ by Rudyard Kipling||1994||Documentary about TV movies||Himself – ‘Mowgli’|
|2003||DVDX Award||Exclusive DVD prices||Best Actor in a DVD Premiere Movie||Dracula II: Ascension (2003)|
|1994||CFCA Award||Chicago Film Critics Association Awards||Most Promising Actor||Dragon: The Story of Bruce Lee (1993)|
|1994||MTV movie award||MTV Movie Awards||Best breakthrough performance||Dragon: The Story of Bruce Lee (1993)|