The 62-year-old action star was awarded an honorary Oscar at the Eighth Annual Governors Awards at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles on Saturday night, reports E! online.
Tom Hanks, Michelle Yeoh and Chris Tucker presented Chan with the award.
Hanks compared Chan to the likes of John Wayne and Buster Keaton.
Chan accepted his award, calling it a “Dream” and shared his memories growing up and watching the Oscars with his parents.
“Chan thanked his fans and promised them to keep working and making movies.”After 56 years in the film industry, making over 200 films, I’ve broken so many bones, finally this is mine.
Chan took to Twitter to share his feelings about the night.