The Curious Canberra history of Jackie Chan and the U.S. Embassy…

Did you know Jackie Chan once lived inside the Chief of Mission’s Residence here at the U.S. Embassy Canberra?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jackie’s parents, Charles and Lee-Lee, worked at the residence for a number of years as a cook and housekeeper, and Jackie’s punching bag still hangs in the attic today (now autographed bythe famous actor).

Canberra’s local ABC News network recently did some digging into the Canberra years of Jackie Chan’s life as part of its ‘Curious Canberra’ program. Here’s what they found out...