Wong Fei-hung (9 July 1847 — 25 March 1924) was a Chinese martial artist, physician, acupuncturist, and revolutionary, who became a folk hero and the subject of numerous films and television series. He is considered an expert in the Hung Gar style of Chinese martial arts. As one of the best known Hung Gar practitioners in modern times, Wong and his martial arts lineage have received a lot of attention.
At the age of five, Wong Fei-hung started learning Hung Gar (also called Hung Fist) from his father, Wong Kei-ying. When he was 13, he learnt the essentials of the Iron Wire Fist and sling from Lam Fuk-sing (林福成; Lin Fucheng), a student of "Iron Bridge Three" Leung Kwan, after meeting Lam in Douzhixiang during a martial arts street performance. He learnt the Shadowless Kick from Sung Fai-tong (宋輝鏜; Song Huitang) later.
These are preview pictures released by ZCWO of their upcoming 1/6 scale "Rise of the Legend" Wong Fei-hung 12-inch collectible action figure. This is the latest portrayal of Wong Fei-hung on the big screen. Jet Li did it for me in "Once Upon a Time in China (1991)". Jackie Chan also played the master twice, "Drunken Master (1978)" and "Drunken Master II (1994)".
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Taiwanese actor Eddie Peng gets to play the role of legendary martial artist Wong Fei-hung this time round. He says Rise of the Legend will show a different kind of Wong Fei-hung. This is a younger version and the story is about his roots and how he first started.
January 29, 2009 – 1/6 scale Jackie Chan (成龍) 12-inch action figure by Dragon Models Limited (DML) posted on my toy blog HERE
January 28, 2009 – Enterbay 1/6 scale "Game of Death" Bruce Lee 12-inch figure reviewed HERE