HOW ‘BRILLIANT’ MARTIAL ARTS ACTOR ALEXANDER FU SHENG INFLUENCED JACKIE CHAN, STEPHEN CHOW AND ANDY LAU WITH HIS BOYISH, IRREVERENT STYLE THAT LAUNCHED A NEW MOVIE GENRE

Fu achieved celebrity status by marrying television star Jenny Tseng in 1976 but was killed seven years later, at the age of 28, when his Porsche 911 crashed His acting gave rise to the 'brats' or xiaozi movie genre, best illustrated in his role as a hot-blooded peasant quick to get in trouble in Disciples of Shaolin Although not well known today, Alexander Fu Sheng was one of the top stars of Hon...

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