How Did Bruce Lee Actually Die?

Blog By Hazel  |  28-11-17

The Cause Of His Death.

#7 Bruce Lee's Action.

#7 Bruce Lee's Action.

Bruce Lee is known for his action movies. People often associate him with with Kung-Fu, martial arts, dragon.

We all love to see the guy kicking everyone's ass onscreen.


#6 Craftsman.

#6 Craftsman.

He's still remembered for his Kung-Fu fighting scenes with the trademark shout.

Bruce Lee was a craftsman who made some changes in the basic structure of martial arts which have been followed ever since.


#5 Talented Poet.

#5 Talented Poet.

Not a lot of people know that Bruce Lee's actual name was Lee Jun-Fan.
Apart from being a martial arts expert, Lee was a talented poet as well.

While everything was going perfect, something unexpected happened.
Arguably the world's greatest fighter at that time died under mysterious circumstances at a young age of 32.


#4 Rumoured Cause Of Death.

#4 Rumoured Cause Of Death.

Rumour has it that a large section believed Lee was murdered by a secretive Chinese organization 'Triad' for unknown reasons. However, the actual cause of his death was 'Cerebral Edema'.

Lee had been suffering from Cerebral Edema, a disease which causes swelling in the human brain leading to difficulty in breathing and sudden unusual behaviour. There have been times when he'd faint on movie sets.


#3 Game Of Death.

#3 Game Of Death.

On the day of his death, Bruce Lee had met producer Raymond Cho in Hong Kong for his next film, 'Game of Death'.

The meeting happened at around 4 PM and apparently, Lee had a severe headache in the evening. Lee's friend and fellow actress, Betty Ting Pei, gave him an analgesic medicine which was a combination of two drugs - Aspirin and Meprobamate.


#2 Post Mortem Report.

#2 Post Mortem Report.

The same evening, Lee was supposed to have dinner with actor George Lazenby with an intention to make a film.

When he did not get up for dinner, a doctor was called who took him to Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he was declared dead.

According to the post-mortem report, Aspirin and Meprobamate had an allergic reaction and his brain's size had increased by 13%.


#1 Buried In Seattle.

#1 Buried In Seattle.

Lee's body was returned to Seattle, where it was eventually buried.
Strangely, an early death was a conceivability that Lee had contemplated with surprising frequency. According to his wife Linda, he had no wish to live to a ripe old age because he could not stand the idea of losing the physical abilities he had strived so hard to achieve.

The world lost the legend Bruce Lee way too soon. On his 77th birthday, we remember the dragon.







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