Bruce Lee
#2693 Overall Influence

Bruce Lee

Hong Kong-American actor, martial artist

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Lee Jun-fan , commonly known as Bruce Lee , was a Chinese, Hong Kong American actor, director, martial artist, martial arts instructor and philosopher. He was the founder of Jeet Kune Do, a hybrid martial arts philosophy drawing from different combat disciplines that is often credited with paving the way for modern mixed martial arts . Lee is 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. He is credited with helping to change the way Asians were presented in American films.

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University of Washington
University of Washington

Public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States

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#622 World Rank
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#3713 World Rank
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