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Thai martial artist, actor, action choreographer, stuntman, director and Buddhist monk. Tony Jaa was born and raised in a rural area in Surin Province to Rin Saipetch and Thongdee Yeerum. In his youth Jaa watched films by Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan and Jet Li at temple fairs, which was his inspiration to learn martial arts. What they did was so beautiful, so heroic that I wanted to do it too,” Jaa told Time in a 2004 interview. I practiced until I could do the move exactly as I had seen the masters do it.
Jaa began training in Muay Thai at the local temple from age 10 and at age 15 he requested to become a protégé of stuntman and action-film director Panna Rittikrai. Tony initially worked as a stuntman for Muay Thai Stunt for 14 years, appearing in many of Panna’s films. He doubled for Sammo Hung when the martial-arts actor made a commercial for an energy drink that required him to grasp an elephant’s tusks and somersault onto the elephant’s back. Together, Panna and Jaa developed an interest in Muay Boran, the predecessor of muay thai and worked and trained for four years at the art with the intention of developing a film about it. Eventually they were able to put together a short film showing what Jaa could do with the help of instructor Grandmaster Mark Harris. This led to Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior in 2003, Jaa’s break-out role as a leading man. Jaa did all the stunts without mechanical assistance or computer-generated effects and it showcased his style of extreme acrobatics and speedy, dance-like moves.
Injuries suffered in the filming included a ligament injury and a sprained ankle. Tom yum soup, which included a style of Muay Thai that imitates elephants. In August 2006, he was in New York to promote the US release of The Protector, including an appearance at the Museum of the Moving Image. On March 2006 it was reported that there would be a sequel to Ong-Bak, Ong-Bak 2. With Jaa both directing and starring, it started pre-production in fall 2006 and was released in December 2008. Jaa’s films captured the attention of his hero, Jackie Chan, who asked director Brett Ratner to cast Jaa in Rush Hour 3.
I gave the director videos of Tony Jaa because I think Tony Jaa is the most well-rounded of all action stars,” Chan told the Associated Press. Tony Jaa and Panna Rittikrai co-directed Ong Bak 3, the 2010 sequel to the prequel Ong Bak 2. On May 28, 2010, Jaa became a Buddhist monk at a Buddhist temple in Surin, Thailand. After leaving the monastery, Jaa accepted a deal with Sahamongkol film company. 2014 in Lundgren’s pet project Skin Trade. Jaa was briefly attached to the remake of Kickboxer: Vengeance.
However, in November 2014, it was announced that he had exited the project. In October 2016, Jaa co-starred with Louis Koo in Sha po lang: taam long. Tony Jaa officially registered his marriage to longtime girlfriend Piyarat Chotiwattananont on 29 December 2011. The wedding ceremony was held on 3 May 2012. The couple have a daughter and a son.
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