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Won Jin

South Korean martial arts master known mainly for his role as Sonny Wong in The Scorpion King (aka Operation Scorpio) and his action direction of the My Wife Is A Gangster movie series. He created a very unique style that was well ahead of it's time, showcasing many techniques used in modern Tricking and he also inspired famous martial art actors such as Scott Adkins and Tony Jaa. He began learning Taekwondo around age 7 and created his own style of kicking and acrobatics. He was was a big fan of Bruce Lee and fell in love with the nunchaku He would go on to learn Hapkido, Wushu and various other styles. In late 70s he trained alongside Elton Jeong at the YMCA Mechanical Gymnastics Club and became a member of the Korean martial arts / stunt group Ottogi Martial Arts Team, working on his first movie in 1979. He appeared as a side character in some Korean martial arts movies and in 1988 got his first starring role. In the early 90's he sent out a demo tape which resulted in David Lai casting him in a few Hong Kong movies, the most notable being The Scorpion King, which secured his place as a cult favourite. After a few films he returned to work in Korea and became one of nation's top action directors. He continues to practice and promote martial arts and has received many awards and commendations for his work. Dredderick_Tatum

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Dec 8, 1962 In Seoul, South Korea
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie 18 Heroines Of The Martial World 1979-11-04
Latest Project:
Movie Venomous 2 2022
Known For
Poster of No Problem 2
Poster of Swordsman San Ji-Ni Appeared in the City
Poster of Korean Boy
Poster of Inchon
Movie Venomous 2 Unknown 2022
Movie The Battle : Roar To Victory Gil-San 2019-08-07
Movie Martial Arts Detective : Chinatown Kwan Xi-Pei 2015-07-09
Movie The Suspect SA1 2013-12-24
Series The Return of Iljimae [Small Role] 2009-01-21
Movie Almost Love Maternity Doctor 2006-03-26
Movie No Problem 2 Invincible 2002-02-06
Movie China Strike Force Lee, The Assassin 2000-12-21
Movie Venomous Ah Chun [Special Appearance] 1999-01-03
Movie The Expert Gal Ku-Li 1998-04-18
Movie A Boy & 2 Cops - Kids Sold To The Island Yong-Pal 1995-01-12
Movie Hero From Beyond The Boundary Of Time Yuen Chun 1993-06-12
Movie Women On The Run King Kong 1993-11-04
Movie Swordsman San Ji-Ni 2 - Swordsman San Ji-Ni Appeared At The Port Brother of X 1992-07-07
Movie Operation Scorpio Sonny Wong "The Scorpion King" 1992-09-10
Movie Saviour Of The Soul II Kidnapper Goblin 1992-09-03
Movie Korean Boy Chinese Fighter 1991-01-26
Movie To Catch A Thief Luk's Mute Sifu 1991-07-12
Movie The Trio Stars Sigma 1991-12-21
Movie Swordsman San Ji-Ni Appeared in the City Brother of X 1991-09-13
Movie The Doofus Detective And The Twin Light Brothers Busboy 1990-01-16
Movie Thunder Ninja Kids In The Golden Adventure Tak-Shi [Footage From 용호취] 1989-01-01
Movie Super Hong Gil-Dong 3 Geung-Si / Short Kidnapper 1989-08-05
Movie Dragon Tiger Mouse Yong (Dragon) 1988-12-06
Movie Imbecile 3 Fighting Waiter In Red 1987-07-17
Movie Park Cheol-Su's Hello Lim Guk-Jeong Escort Hit With Green Bundle 1987-08-22
Movie Sadae Shaolin Temple Tai Luk-Tong Student (Hai Lu Kang Student) 1984-08-25
Movie Master Of Guangdong Hall Seub-Deuk's Buddy (Song's Buddy) 1983-03-15
Movie Inchon Evacuee On Bridge 1982-05-04
Movie Manager Of The Shaolin Hall Shaolin Waiter / Gambling Stall Fighter 1982-12-03
Movie Guest Of Black Leopard Pang's Man In White / Pang's Man In Black 1981-12-10
Movie Hitman in the Hand of Buddha Pickpocket Teen 1981-04-14
Movie 18 Heroines Of The Martial World Green Amazon 1979-11-04