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Bruce Lee was a Chinese American action film star, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, and philosopher. His Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim._ Through such films as_Way of the Dragon_and_Enter the Dragon, Lee helped to change the way Asians were presented in American films and, in the process, he became an iconic figure known throughout the world. Although he died at the young age of 32, Bruce Lee is widely considered to be the one of the most influential martial artists of all time.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Lee, Bruce, -- 1940-1973 -- Juvenile literature.
Actors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Martial artists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Actors and actresses.
Martial artists.
Lee, Bruce, -- 1940-1973 -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00037967
Actors. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst00796296
Martial artists. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01010818
United States. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01204155