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Five decades and 200 films later, Jackie Chan ‘finally’ wins Oscar

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. On Saturday at the annual Governors Awards, the Chinese actor and martial arts star finally received his little gold statuette, an honorary Oscar for his decades of work in film. The actor recalled watching the ceremony with his parents and his father always asking him why he didn’t have Hollywood’s top accolade despite having made so many movies.

He praised his hometown Hong Kong for making him “proud to be Chinese,” and thanked his fans, saying they were the reason “I continue to make movies, jumping through windows, kicking and punching, breaking my bones.”

The actor was introduced by his “Rush Hour” co-star Chris Tucker, actress Michelle Yeoh and Tom Hanks, who referred to him as “Jackie ‘Chantastic’ Chan.”

 

Actor Jackie Chan reacts as he accepts his Honorary Award as actor Chris Tucker (C) looks on at the 8th Annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 12, 2016.   REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Actor Jackie Chan reacts as he accepts his Honorary Award as actor Chris Tucker (C) looks on at the 8th Annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S

After 56 years in the film industry, making more than 200 films, after so many bones, finally,” Chan, 62, quipped at the star-studded gala dinner while holding his Oscar.

 

Source by: Internet

 

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