Why Lee-mendous: When Lee’s character Chen infiltrates his enemy’s lair in Fist of Fury, he adopts a telephone technician disguise. Those thick glasses he wears are the specs Lee took to the US with him in the 1960s when he went to study.
He kept them as a reminder of his background and of the dedication developing himself had required. The glasses are also testament to the man – he was myopically short-sighted, but overcame this to become one of cinema’s most celebrated action stars.
Interesting-Lee: Lee also had one leg shorter than the other.