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Daniel Wu

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Birth Name: Daniel Wu
Born: 09/30/1974
Birth Place: Berkeley, California, USA

The son of Shanghai-born parents, Wu was raised in the San Francisco Bay area and connected with his heritage at any early age. Finding inspiration in the movies of Jet Li and Jackie Chan, he actively pursued wushu martial arts throughout high school and college. While visiting Hong Kong in 1997, Wu unexpectedly jumpstarted his career as a model, and this publicity led filmmaker Yonfan to cast him in his 1998 romantic drama, "Bishonen," where he portrayed a police officer torn between his fidelity to his wife and the temptation of a homosexual affair. Although Wu had almost no experience reading or speaking Cantonese, his movie career in Hong Kong quickly kicked into high gear, with roles in... Continue Bio >>

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