Last year, Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds earned honors.
The Honorary Award, an Oscar statuette, is given “to honor extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences, or for outstanding service to the Academy.” Chan, the Hong Kong-born actor whose first movie role came at age 8, was trained at the Peking Opera.
He studied music, dance and martial arts at the China Drama Academy.
Jackie Chan also trained in other styles of martial arts such as Karate, Judo, Taekwondo and Jeet Kune Do.
He began his career by appearing in small roles at the age of five as a child actor.
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