#ThisDayinHistory: Son Of Famous Martial Artiste, Bruce Lee, Brandon Lee Was Born On This Day In 1965
Written by Olaide Adewale on February 1, 2021
On this day in 1965, an American actor and martial artist who was the Son of martial artist and actor Bruce Lee and teacher Linda Lee Cadwell, the grandson of Cantonese opera singer Lee Hoi-chuen, and brother of Shannon Lee, Brandon Bruce Lee was born in Orlando, California, the United States of America.
Starting his career with a supporting role in the 1986 television film Kung Fu: The Movie, Lee starred in several low-budget action films during the late 1980s and early 1990s such as Legacy of Rage in 1986, Showdown in Little Tokyo in 1991 and Rapid Fire 1992.
In 1992, he landed his breakthrough role as Eric Draven in The Crow, based on the comic book of the same name.
On March 31, 1993, Lee died during the filming of The Crow in an accident involving a prop gun.
The film was released posthumously in 1994 with the help of stunt doubles and special effects.
Brandon Lee was 28 years old.
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