Bruce Lee is immortalized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but to characterize him as a movie star is a woefully inadequate description. He was a game changer, a innovator, a pioneer. He was largely responsible for introducing Chinese martial arts to the Western world. Then he fundamentally changed martial arts through his approach -- "using no way as way" -- and training methods that seemed radical in the 60s and 70s, but became the standard that is still respected to this day.
Here's more about how Lee carved his own path and why it continues to inspire followers more than 40 years after his passing: