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Bob Wall dies: Martial arts star who broke Bruce’s leg while filming Enter the Dragon dies, aged 82

Bob Wall, Martial Arts star starring opposite Bruce Lee in Enter dragonpassed away at the age of 82 years.

The news was announced through a statement from his family that was shared with TMZ.

“Bob is the greatest husband and father,” it read. “Family is everything to him. He lived a remarkable life & There is a hole in our hearts that will never be filled. His spirit and legacy will live on in us forever. He is our rock.”

The cause of death has not yet been released.

Wall appeared with Lee in Dragon’s Path and Enter dragon in 1972 and 1973 respectively.

Years later, it was revealed that Tuong actually broke Lee’s leg while filming the latter.

The couple, friends, wanted their memorable fight scene to look as realistic as possible.

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Elsewhere in his career, Wall, who earned a ninth-degree Tang Soo Do black belt, also trained alongside action star Chuck Norris.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lillian, and their two daughters, Shana and Karra.

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Tom Vazquez

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