Ho Chung-Dao (Bruce Li) 何宗道
Born: June 5th, 1950
Sometimes credited as:
James Ho Chung-Tao, Lee Roy Lung, Lee Shaio-Lung, Bruce Ho Chung-To, Bruce Lai, Lei Hsiao-Lung, Ha Jong-Do
The first star to emerge from this new sub-genre was Taiwanese actor James Ho Chung-Dao, or as he would later be known to the world, Bruce Li. He began his movie career with small roles and made the transition to leading star after a friend told producers about his resemblance to Bruce Lee.
After graduating from High School, Chung-Dao went on to college and majored in physical education whilst studying various styles of martial arts including Karate, Judo, Taekwondo, and also gymnastics. Winning high praise from his coaches, both of his parents had hopes of him becoming a physical education teacher. However, after two years of study, Chung-Tao decided to give up his chosen career path and peruse a career in the film business…