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Cynthia Rothrock

Birthdate : 8/3/1957
Nationality : USA
Workplace : Hong Kong, USA
Activities : Actress (17), Cameo (1)


Cynthia is one of the few gweilos in HK film who actually was portrayed as a good guy instead of the usually stereotypical gweilo villains. She is also one of the few gweilo action stars that generally receives respect from the often dismissive western HK film fans. Part of this may be because her skills were just so good. Back in the U.S.A. before getting into movies, she won the World Karate Championships for five consecutive years (1981-1985) in the "Forms and Weapons" category (which is not divided into male and female sections). She holds five Black Belts.

Her first acting job was in a Kentucky Fried Chicken commercial, but Sammo as part of the D&B management was looking for two women to appear in a film that would do the typical buddy cop film but with women in the roles generally taken by men. He cast Michelle Yeoh as one and then spotted Cynthia on TV (probably not the KFC commercial!) and made her an offer to come work in HK.

 [ 1990 - 1980 ] 
 Alternate lists by alpha / genre / year
Title    ( HK -  All )  Year Activity
 Bruce Lee : The Path Of The Dragon 1998 Cameo
 Top Fighter 2 1996 Actress
 Bloody Mary Killer 1994 Actress
 Undefeatable 1994 Actress
 Angel The Kickboxer 1993 Actress
 Irresistible Force 1993 Actress
 China O'Brien II 1991 Actress
 Best Of Martial Arts Films, The 1990 Actress
 China O'Brien 1990 Actress
 Blonde Fury 1989 Actress
 City Cops 1989 Actress
 No Retreat, No Surrender 2 : Raging Thunder 1989 Actress
 Prince Of The Sun 1989 Actress
 Inspector Wears Skirts, The 1988 Actress
 Magic Crystal 1986 Actress
 Millionaire's Express, The 1986 Actress
 Righting Wrongs 1986 Actress
 Yes, Madam 1985 Actress

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 Cynthia Rothrock pictures :  (Hide)
Angel The Kickboxer
Blonde Fury
City Cops
City Cops
Magic Crystal
Magic Crystal
Righting Wrongs
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Top Fighter 2 (1)
Angel The Kickboxer (3)
Irresistible Force (12)
Blonde Fury (14)
City Cops (5)
No Retreat, No Surrender 2 : Raging Thunder (6)
Magic Crystal (7)
Righting Wrongs (7)
The Millionaire's Express (1)
Yes, Madam (5)
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