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Bruce Lee

Actor (27-Nov-1940 — 20-Jul-1973)


Tom Bleecker. Unsettled Matters: The Life & Death of Bruce Lee. Lompoc, CA: Gilderoy Publications. 1996. 228pp.

Alex Ben Block. The Legend of Bruce Lee. New York: Dell. 1974. 171pp.

Thomas Bruce. Bruce Lee: Fighting Spirit. London: Sidgwick & Jackson. 1996. 363pp.

Linda Lee Cadwell. The Life and Tragic Death of Bruce Lee. Wilson, NC: Star Books. 1975.. 188pp.

Robert Clouse. Bruce Lee: The Biography. Burbank, CA: Unique Publications. 1988. 194pp.

Felix Dennis; Don Atyeo. Bruce Lee: King of Kung-Fu: The True Story of His Life, His Art, His Films, His Death. San Francisco, CA: Straight Arrow Books. 1974. 96pp.

Lou Gaul. The Fist That Shook the World: The Cinema of Bruce Lee. Midnight Marquee Press. 1997. 255pp.

Dan Inosanto. Jeet Kune Do: The Art and Philosophy of Bruce Lee. Wehman Brothers. 1976.

Linda Lee. Bruce Lee: The Man Only I Knew. New York: Warner Paperback Library. 1975. 208pp.

John Little (editor). Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon. Tuttle. 2000. 192pp.

Grandmaster Jhoon Rhee. Bruce Lee and I: An Intimate Portrait by Bruce Lee's Training Partner and the Father of Taekwondo in the United States. Chantilly, VA: MVM Books. 2000. 222pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.408)

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.833)

  7. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.326)

  8. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.280)

  9. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.192)

  10. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.324)

  11. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.506)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.294)

  13. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, pp.117-19)

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