Bruce Lee is a Chinese American martial artist and later a famous actor who is knows as one of the most influential martial artists of the 20th century. He is often credited for generating wide spread interest in the martial arts in the United States and to a lesser extent abroad. Bruce Lee also developed and championed a style of fighting called Jeet Kune Do that is still taught today.
While Bruces life was cut short at the age of 33 his legacy lives on decades after his controversial death. Millions of people have enjoyed his films and many young people have become inspired by his life tale to learn the Martial Arts themselves.