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name.              Yang Sze

Date of birth:   3. júla 1946  Guangzhou ( Canton ) 

Other names:  Yang See, Yang Si, Yeung Sze, Yeung See, Yung Sze, Yang Szu, Yang Tse, Yang Tze, Yeung Tze, Bolo, ´Bolo´ Yang Tse, Bolo Young, Bolo Yung, Sze Yang, Young Zee


Yang Sze was born in Guangzhou, China, and learnt kung fu from the age of 10. After relocating to Hong Kong, he developed an interest in bodybuilding and in 1970 he was crowned Mr. Hong Kong, a title he would hold for 10 years.

Because of his impressively muscular physique, he was chosen for several bad guy roles in films produced by Shaw BrothersStudios, such as The Heroic OnesThe Deadly DuoAngry Guest and others. He left Shaw Brothers in 1971.

In 1973 he was chosen by Bruce Lee to play 'Bolo', the top fighter of drug baron Master Han (Shih Kien) in the kung-fu classic, ENTER THE DRAGON.

He starred in hundreds of kung-fu films through the 70`s and 80`s in which he developed his trademark, including titles like The Clones of Bruce Lee(1977), Enter the Game of Death (1978) and Bruce Li in New Guinea (1978). He made his directorial debut in 1979 with the film Writing Kung Fu. He would later surface in the celebrity-filled Golden Harvest action comedies of the 1980s including the Sammo Hung films My Lucky Stars (1985) and Millionaire’s Express(1986), and dueled with Bruce Lee’s son, Brandon Lee, in the action film Legacy of Rage (1986).

Bolo Yeung gained huge popularity in the west following the international success of Canon Films’ 1988 fight movie Bloodsport. The film cost only $1.5m and launched the career of Jean-Claude Van Damme, who would personally request a rematch with Bolo Yeung for his 1991 film Double Impact. Bolo’s work in Hollywood includes B movies like theShootfighter films, Breathing Fire (1991).

With Canadian entrepreneur Jalal Merhi, who he first met on the set of Tiger Claws (1992). Bolo Yeung has since worked with Merhi on several films including Fearless Tiger (1994), Tiger Claws II (1996) and Blizhniy Boy: The Ultimate Fighter (2007).





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