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Where Are They Now - Friday, May 5, 2017

Hello fans,


The other night I was watching 'Ghoulies 3: Ghoulies Go to College', don't ask, and I noticed that one of the Frat Guy characters was a then "unknown" Jason Scott Lee. Lee went on to portray none other than Bruce Lee in the 1993 biopic 'Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.'

I remembered his name popping up in movies here or there, but haven't heard about him lately, so here we are. Let's see what's up with Jason Scott Lee.

Take care,
Steve


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--DEAD OR ALIVE?--

See if you know if the following celebrities have had a visit from the "Grim Reaper":

Edwin Starr: Soul singer, had a huge hit in 1970 with the anti-war song "War"

Arthur Lee: Leader of the '60s rock group Love, their most famous album was "Forever Changes"

Captain Beefheart: Experimental rock musician with his backing group The Magic Band, albums include "Trout Mask Replica", "Safe As Milk", "Doc at the Radar Station", and "Ice Cream for Crow"

(Answer at the bottom)




Jason Scott Lee

Learn More About Jason Scott Lee on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: 19 November 1966, Los Angeles, California, USA

CLAIM TO FAME: He is best known for playing Bruce Lee in the 1993 biopic Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.

FAMILY LIFE: Lee has been married to Diana Chan since 2008.

INFO: Jason Scott Lee was born in Los Angeles, but raised in Hawaii from the age of two.

Lee is of both Hawaiian and Chinese descent.

His interest in acting began while studying in high school.

He enrolled in Fullerton College, where he studied under acting coach Sal Romeo.

TRIVIA: Although they share the same surname, Jason Scott Lee is of no relation to Bruce Lee.

Trained in Jeet Kune Do with former Bruce Lee student, Jerry Poteet, for the role of "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story" (1993).

Auditioned for the role of Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat (1995), but lost out to Robin Shou.

Chosen by Goldsea Asian American Daily as one of the "100 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time".

WHERE IS HE NOW: Lee has completed work on the film 'Alaska Is a Drag' with Margaret Cho and Nia Peeples. It is currently in post-production.

CREDITS:

2016 Burn Your Maps...Shaman Helper

2016/II Beyond the Game

2016 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny...Hades Dai

2015 Warrior (TV Movie)...Koto

2014/I Seventh Son...Urag

2010-2013 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)...Detective Kaleo
- Olelo Ho'Opa'I Make (2013)
- Kalele (2012)
- Mana'o (2010)

2008 Dance of the Dragon...Cheng

2007 Balls of Fury...Siu-Foo

2006 Only the Brave...Sgt. Glenn 'Tak' Takase

2005 The Prophecy: Forsaken (Video)...Dylan

2005 Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (Video)...David Kawena (voice)

2005 Nomad: The Warrior...Oraz

2005 Dracula III: Legacy (Video)...Father Uffizi

2003 Timecop: The Berlin Decision (Video)...Ryan Chan

2003 Dracula II: Ascension (Video)...Father Uffizi

2002 Lilo & Stitch...David Kawena (voice)

2000 Arabian Nights (TV Mini-Series)...Aladdin
- Episode #1.2 (2000)
- Episode #1.1 (2000)

1998/I Soldier...Caine 607

1998 Tale of the Mummy...Riley

1997 The Hunger (TV Series)...Craig Yun
- The Secret Shih Tan (1997)

1997 Murder in Mind...Holloway

1994 The Jungle Book...Mowgli

1994 Picture Bride...Worker collecting pay (uncredited)

1994 Rapa Nui...Noro

1993 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story...Bruce Lee

1993 The Making of 'Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story' (Short)...Bruce Lee

1992 Map of the Human Heart...Avik

1991 Ghoulies Go to College (Video)...Kyle

1990 Vestige of Honor (TV Movie)...Ha-Kuhn

1990 The Lookalike (TV Movie)...John 'Charlie' Chan

1990 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)...John Henderson
- American Eyes (1990)

1989 Back to the Future Part II...Whitey

1989 Wolf (TV Series)...Chin
- Curtains of Silence (1989)

1988 Matlock (TV Series)...Le Tran
- The Fisherman (1988)

1987 Born in East L.A. ...What's Happening Boys

1986 The A-Team (TV Series)...Restaurant Waiter
- Point of No Return (1986)

To see Then & Now pictures of Jason Scott Lee, visit: Celebrity Nooz

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Edwin Starr - DEAD (Heart attack)
Born: 01/21/1942 Died: 04/02/2003

Arthur Lee - DEAD (Cancer)
Born: 03/07/1945 Died: 08/03/2006

Captain Beefheart - DEAD (Multiple sclerosis)
Born: 01/15/1941 Died: 12/17/2010

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WHO PASSED ON THIS WEEK...

5/2
Harold Bedoya Pizarro, 78, Colombian military commander and politician, commander of the National Army of Colombia (1994-1996) and presidential candidate (1998, 2002), lymphoma.
Abelardo Castillo, 82, Argentine writer.
Cammy Duncan, 51, Scottish footballer (Motherwell, Partick Thistle, Ayr United).
Kevin Garcia, 41, American bassist (Grandaddy), stroke.
Michael Gurr, 55, Australian playwright (Departure).
Bruce Hampton, 70, American musician (Hampton Grease Band, Col. Bruce Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue Unit).
Toby Kimball, 74, American basketball player (Boston Celtics), inflammatory lung disease.
Gerry Martiniuk, 78-79, Canadian politician, MPP of Ontario from Cambridge (1995-2011), cancer.
George Hugh Niederauer, 80, American Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of San Francisco (2006-2012).
Eduardo Portella, 84, Brazilian essayist, author, and politician, Minister of Education (1979-1980).
Romeo Vasquez, 78, Filipino actor.

5/1
Anatoly Aleksin, 92, Russian writer and poet.
Raul Costa Seibeb, 25, Namibian racing cyclist, winner of the Namibian National Road Race Championships (2014), traffic collision.
Yisrael Friedman, 94, Israeli rabbi and educator.
Edmon Maria Garreta i Olivella, 96, Spanish monk, Abbott of Poblet Monastery (1953-1966).
Pierre Gaspard-Huit, 99, French film director and screenwriter.
Erkki Kurenniemi, 75, Finnish musician.
Mike Lowry, 78, American politician, Governor of Washington (1993-1997) and member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Washington's 7th congressional district (1979-1989), complications from a stroke.
Sam Mele, 95, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators, Chicago White Sox) and manager (Minnesota Twins).
Tony Scappaticci, 48, Northern Irish footballer (Glenavon, Bangor, Newry City).
Mohamed Talbi, 95, Tunisian historian.

4/30
Belchior, 70, Brazilian singer and composer.
Mbah Gotho, 146 (claimed), Indonesian longevity claimant, oldest unverified living person, heart failure.
Lorna Gray, 99, American actress (O, My Darling Clementine, Captain America, Oh! Susanna).
Preston Henn, 86, American entrepreneur (Fort Lauderdale Swap Shop) and racing driver.
Jayson Hinder, 51, Australian politician, member of the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly (2016), traffic collision.
Jidéhem, 81, Belgian comics artist (Spirou et Fantasio).
Archduke Joseph Árpád of Austria, 84, Austro-Hungarian royal, Captain General of the Order of Vitéz (since 1977).
Raymond P. Kogovsek, 75, American politician, member of the Colorado Senate (1970-1978) and the U.S. House of Representatives (1979-1985).
June LeBell, 73, American radio presenter (WQXR-FM), ovarian cancer.
Boris Oleynik, 81, Ukrainian author, poet, translator and politician, member of Verkhovna Rada (1992-2006).
Ueli Steck, 40, Swiss rock climber and mountaineer, climbing fall.
Jean Stein, 83, American author and editor (The Paris Review), suicide by jumping.

4/29
Mark Binker, 43, American journalist.
Diego Natale Bona, 90, Italian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Porto e Santa Rufina (1985-1994) and Saluzzo (1994-2003).
George Genyk, 78, American college football player (University of Michigan) and coach, cancer.
William M. Hoffman, 78, American playwright (As Is).
Saeed Karimian, 45, Iranian media activist, director-general of GEM TV, shot.
Ernie Kell, 88, American politician, Mayor of Long Beach (1984-1994), cancer.
Herbert Nkabiti, 36, Motswana welterweight boxer, head injuries sustained in a fight.
R. Vidyasagar Rao, 77, Indian irrigation engineer, bladder cancer.

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