It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye: Stars Who Lost A Parent At A Young Age
Martial arts expert Jet Li was two years old when his father passed away. The youngest of four, his father’s death left the family facing financial hardships in Beijing, China. At eight years old, Li’s talent at wushu helped him stand out at school and he began to study martial arts. He snagged his first role in Hollywood as a villain in the original “Lethal Weapon” and has since had a successful career in both China and here in the U.S.