Jackie Chan Jessica, November 14, 2023November 14, 2023 Born on April 7, 1954, Chan Kong-sang, better known as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong comedian, actor, director, philanthropist, stuntman, producer, martial artist, screenwriter, and singer. In his films, Chan is famous for his acrobatic innovative fighting feats strung with improvised weapons and comic timing. He has been in the film industry since the 1960s and has starred in more than 100 films. Chan has been revered as a respected star and cultural icon in the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Hong Kong Avenue of Stars. In 1988, he founded the Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation, a philanthropic organization that gives out scholarships and dynamic assistance to Hong Kong’s youth through a variety of outreach programs. Over the years, the foundation has broadened its areas to comprise the provision of medical services, assistance to victims of illness and natural disasters, and projects that give aid to Hong Kong-based recipients. Through the foundation, Chan has contributed to several major projects which includes The Jackie Chan Challenge Cup Intercollegiate Invitation Tournament, Hong Kong Girl Guides Association Jockey Club Beas River Lodge, The Jackie Chan Family Unit, The Jackie Chan Whole Person Development Center, The Jackie Chan Gymnasium at Lingnan University. Jackie Chan’s Foundation has also given medical donations in Hong Kong, medical funding in Mainland China, and support for performing arts and youth development programs.