Bruce Lee is without a doubt one of the most influential figures in pop culture, and his posters have decorated (and continue to decorate) millions of bedroom walls around the world. If anyone could properly represent the term “global icon,” that would definitely be Bruce Lee. But who was he really, and why is he so famous and beloved to this day?
Bruce Lee was an exceptional martial artist, actor, and filmmaker known for classic action flicks like Fists of Fury, The Big Boss, and Enter the Dragon. For that matter, it wouldn’t be much of a stretch to claim he was the one who gave birth to the action movie genre and was the prototype of what we call today an action movie hero. As a martial arts master he created his own technique known as Jeet Kune Do. If, however, you already happen to know the above information about the legendary martial artist and actor, here follow 25 Lethal Facts About Bruce Lee that will enlighten you about the man who caused hundreds of millions of people around the world to embrace martial arts and combat sports more than anyone else in contemporary history.