Middle weight karate champion in the 1970's. Co-starred as black hero in ENTER THE DRAGON, and many low budget martial arts flicks of the 70's. The Lenny Kravitz of martial arts. And a pretty good tennis player. Character killed in acid bath in ETD.
Jim Kelly was the idol of Eddie Griffin's character in UNDERCOVER BROTHER.
Hey, don't dive in there! There's a raw sewage spill upstream. Don't pull a Jim Kelly!