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Bruce Lee (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), born Lee Jun-fan. A Hong Kong American actor, director, martial artist, martial arts instructor and philosopher. The founder of Jeet Kune Do, a hybrid martial arts philosophy drawing from different combat disciplines. Often credited with paving the way for modern mixed martial arts (MMA). Lee considered by commentators, critics, media, and other martial artists. To be the most influential martial artist of all time and a pop culture icon of the 20th century, who bridged the gap between East and West. Credited with helping to change the way Asians presented in American films.
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The son of Cantonese opera star Lee Hoi-chuen, Bruce Lee born in the Chinatown area of San Francisco, on November 27, 1940, to parents from Hong Kong. Raised with his family in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Introduced to the film industry by his father and appeared in several films as a child actor. Then again, his early martial arts experience included Wing Chun (trained under Yip Man). Tai chi, boxing (winning the Hong Kong schools boxing tournament). Plus, street fighting (frequently participating in Hong Kong rooftop fights).
Lee moved to the United States at the age of 18 to receive his higher education at the University of Washington in Seattle; it was during this time that he began teaching martial arts; later drawing significant attention at the 1964 Long Beach International Karate Championships. In the 1970s, his Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim, sparking a surge of interest in the Chinese nation and Chinese martial arts in the West. Besides, the direction and tone of his films dramatically influenced and changed martial arts and martial arts films worldwide.
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Also, Noted for his roles in five feature-length martial arts films in the early 1970s. Lo Wei’s The Big Boss (1971) and Fist of Fury (1972); Golden Harvest’s Way of the Dragon (1972), directed and written by Lee. Golden Harvest and Warner Brothers’ Enter the Dragon (1973) and The Game of Death (1978), both directed by Robert Clouse. Furthermore, Bruce Lee autographs became an iconic figure known throughout the world, particularly among the Chinese, based upon his portrayal of Chinese nationalism in his films, and among Asian Americans for defying stereotypes associated with the emasculated Asian male. Having initially learnt Wing Chun, tai chi, boxing, and street fighting; he combined them with other influences from various sources into the spirit of his personal martial arts philosophy; which he dubbed Jeet Kune Do (The Way of the Intercepting Fist). Lee had residences in Hong Kong and Seattle.
Lee died on July 20, 1973, at the age of 32. There was no visible external injury. However, according to autopsy reports, Lee’s brain had swollen considerably. The autopsy found Equagesic in his system. When the doctors announced Lee’s death, it officially ruled a “death by misadventure”. Since his death, Lee autographs has continued to be a prominent influence on modern combat sports. Including judo, karate, mixed martial arts, and boxing, as well as modern popular culture; including film. Television, comics, animation and video games. Time named Lee one of the 100 most important people of the 20th century. He left behind two children Brandon Lee and Shannon Lee.
Truth about Taky Kimura COA’s for Bruce Lee items
For a number of years now there has been many treasures appearing from Taky’s personal collection all with COA’s from Taky. As a Bruce Lee autograph specialist, we know many of these are fraudulent. The amount of Bruce Lee owned items, used equipment and multiple signed photos are so unbelievably high.
Speaking to many dealers and people who knew Taky, we get asked questions about these weekly and finally we decided to write a notice about these COA’s.
As we are aware, COA’s from Taky which contain an image of the item and also Taky’s stamp are genuine.
COA’s without these please be careful. Many experts and dealers don’t believe these are genuine items and mass produced for someone to make money. We cannot print names of people involved but just beware of these items and COA’s, many being sold by Auction Houses.
Family members COA’s.
This is another extremely questionable part of collections. We have seen multiple fakes (possibly from the same people) items being sold with Robert Lee or Phoebe Lee COA’s. We can’t question used items here but signed items with these COA’s we haven’t seen anything genuine.
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