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Françoise Yip

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Françoise Fong-Wa Yip ( born September 4, 1972) is a Canadian actress. Her best-known roles are the redeemable bad girls in Jackie Chan's Rumble in the Bronx and Jet Li's Black Mask. The critical and financial success of Rumble in the Bronx (and its subsequent number-one box-office bow in the United States) made Yip an instant success and garnered her two Hong Kong Film Award nominations. She continued to do movies and star in TV, but her roles were less known or temporary. The characters she plays often get killed or serve as a background character. Yip appeared in the television series Andromeda as two different characters. Her first character was arrested, and her final character was murdered. She did two movies with Jet Li, the first as a lead romantic interest in Black Mask and the second in Romeo Must Die, but this time she played a Chinese gangster motorcycle assassin killed by Jet Li and Aaliyah. An unfortunate aspect of her career is that none of the TV shows she starred in lasted beyond a full season, and if she did have a starring role in a movie it was a straight-to-video/DVD film. Her most recent appearance was in the new Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem movie, and she guest-starred in the Canadian TV show Blood Ties. Description above from the Wikipedia article   Françoise Fong-Wa Yip, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 4, 1972 In North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
27
First Appeared:
In the movie Rumble in the Bronx 1995-01-30
Latest Project:
Movie Karen Kingsbury's Maggie's Christmas Miracle 2017-12-10
Known For
Poster of Fringe
Poster of Witness to a Kill
Poster of Cabin Pressure
Poster of How to Meet the Lucky Stars
Filmography
Movie Ring of Deception Elizabeth Smith 2017-01-01
Movie Everything, Everything Dr. Francis 2017-05-18
Movie Karen Kingsbury's Maggie's Christmas Miracle Lauren 2017-12-10
Movie Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From the Heart Becca 2016-02-21
Movie The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story Pauline Gosselaar 2014-09-01
Movie Garage Sale Mystery Katherine Norbet 2013-09-14
Movie Motherland Raffi Tang 2011-03-18
Movie Possessing Piper Rose Margot Lace 2011-10-24
Movie The King of Fighters Chizuru Kagura 2009-11-04
Series Fringe Unknown 2008-09-09
Series Blood Ties Kate Lam 2007-03-11
Movie Aliens vs Predator: Requiem Ms. Y 2007-12-25
Series Flash Gordon Unknown 2007-08-10
Movie Alone in the Dark Agent Cheung 2005-01-28
Movie Edison Crow 2005-07-29
Movie The Deal Janice Long 2005-06-17
Movie Blade: Trinity Virago 2004-12-08
Movie Mindstorm Newscaster 2001-02-28
Series Robocop: Prime Directives Lexx Icon 2001-01-04
Movie Witness to a Kill Kirsten Lee 2001-11-08
Movie Cabin Pressure Tammy 2001-08-08
Series Freedom 2000-10-27
Movie Special Delivery Flight Attendant 2000-12-10
Movie How to Meet the Lucky Stars Francoise 1996-07-04
Movie Mr. Mumble Saeko Nogami / Yachi 1996-10-10
Movie Black Mask Yeuk Laan 1996-11-07
Movie Rumble in the Bronx Nancy 1995-01-30