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Is it possible for a not asian american to be the next jackie chan or jet li?

I was wondering if not asian american people can also become as big martial arts kungfu stars like jackie chan and jet li.

Since Bruce Lee it has given me a feeling that asian people are better for such great martial arts roles.

But would you like a movie, where the kungfu master is not asian?

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  • 7 years ago
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    Hey it's America anything goes. There's no laws you need to be Asian to be a martial arts star, just be good at it and entertaining. I feel like that would sell if the story line was right or its a comedy. Try out for talent shows on TV or put videos on YouTube. YouTube makes everyone famous nowadays. Can't hurt to try.

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  • 7 years ago

    I think Chuck Norris, Steven Segal, and Van Damme sort of pulled off the martial arts thing.

    Hell, even David Carradine pulled off playing a Shaolin monk, despite being an American white guy.

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  • Mark
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    7 years ago

    Of course. Ever hear of Chuck Norris?

    By the way, Jackie Chan isn't American even by naturalisation.

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  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    yeah, now martial art roles are going to black actors such as cris tucker, will smith etc.

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