Cynthia Rothrock Biography (1957-)

Full name, Cynthia Ann Christine Rothrock; born March 8, 1957, in DE; raisedin Scranton, PA; married; husband's name, Daniel; children: Skylar Sophia. Addresses: Agent: Cavaleri and Associates Talent Agency, 178 South Victory Blvd., Suite 205, Burbank, CA 91502.

Actress, producer
Birth Details
March 8, 1957
Delaware, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Devon Grady, 24 Hours to Midnight, 1985
  • Inspector Carrie Morris, Huang gu shi jie (also known as PoliceAssassins, Super Cops, Yes, Madam, and Yes, Madame!), 1985, also released in 1995
  • Bandit, Foo gwai lit che (also known as Millionaire's Express, Nobles' Express, Shanghai Express, Wealthy Train, and Fu gui lie che), 1986
  • Cindy Morgan, Mo fei cui (also known as Jade Crystal and The Magic Crystal), 1986
  • Cindy Si, Zhi fa xian feng (also known as Above the Law andRighting Wrongs), 1986
  • Karate master, Fight to Win (also known as Dangerous Passages and Eyes of the Dragon), 1987
  • Madame Lo, Ba wong fa (also known as The Inspector Wears Skirts, Lady Enforcers, Top Squad, and Tyrant Flower, andBa wang hua), Golden Way Films/Paragon Films, 1988
  • Jungle Heat, 1988
  • Rapid Fire, 1988
  • Cindy, Shi jie da shai (also known as Above the Law II, Blonde Fury, Born to Fight, Female Reporter, Lady Reporter, and Righting Wrongs II: Blonde Fury), Golden Harvest, 1989
  • Terry, No Retreat, No Surrender 2: Raging Thunder (also known as Karate Tiger 2, No Retreat, No Surrender 2, and Raging Thunder), Shapiro-Glickenhaus Entertainment, 1989
  • Bencheuk, Tai yang zhi zi (also known as Prince of the Sun), Golden Flare Films, 1990
  • Billie Blake, Martial Law, Media Home Entertainment, 1990
  • Free Fighter, 1990
  • Title role, China O'Brien, Golden Harvest, 1990
  • (In archive footage) Herself, Deadliest Art: The Best of the Martial Arts Films (documentary; also known as The Best of the Martial Arts Films), PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1990
  • China O'Brien, China O'Brien II, Golden Harvest, 1991
  • Lilly, Fast Getaway, New Line Cinema, 1991
  • Billie Blake, Martial Law II: Undercover (also known as KarateCop and Martial Law II), 1992
  • Cindy, Miao tan shuang long (also known as City Cops), 1992
  • Kathy Gallagher, Lady Dragon, 1992
  • Kris Fairfield, Rage and Honor, IRS Media, 1992
  • Linda Masterson, Tiger Claws, MCA/Universal Home Video, 1992
  • Nancy Bolan, Angel of Fury (also known as Triple Cross), Imperial Entertainment, 1992
  • Tracy Pride, Zong heng tian xia (also known as Angel of Kickboxer, Angel the Kickboxer, Honor and Glory, and Jung waangtin ha), Action Star Pictures, 1992, Rocket Pictures, 1993
  • Kathy Gallagher (some sources cite Susan "The Golden Angel" Morgan), Lady Dragon 2 (also known as Angel of Fury), Imperial Entertainment, 1993
  • Kris Fairchild, Rage and Honor II (also known as Rage and HonorII: Hostile Takeover), IRS Media/Trans Atlantic Entertainment, 1993
  • Kristi Jones, Undefeatable, Action Star Pictures, 1994
  • Lily, Fast Getaway II, Cinetel Films/Live Entertainment, 1994
  • McKay, Guardian Angel (also known as Beyond Justice), PM Entertainment Group, 1994
  • Cinema of Vengeance (documentary), 1994
  • Laurel, Portrait in Red (also known as Dark Red), Trident Releasing, 1995
  • Herself, American Tigers, Gun for Hire Films, 1996
  • (In archive footage) Herself, Top Fighter 2 (documentary; also known as Top Fighter 2: Deadly Fighting Dolls), Eastern Heroes Video, 1996
  • Janna, Sworn to Justice (also known as Blonde Justice), MTIHome Video, 1996
  • Martial arts instructor, Eye for an Eye, Paramount, 1996
  • Deep Cover (also known as Checkmate), Live Home Video, 1996
  • Kristin O'Connor, Night Vision, 1997
  • Linda Masterson, Tiger Claws II, Avalanche Home Entertainment, 1997
  • Herself, The Path of the Dragon (short documentary), Gun for HireFilms, 1998
  • The Hostage, Artist View Entertainment, 1998
  • Linda Masterson, Tiger Claws III, New Horizons Home Video, 1999
  • Nancy, Manhattan Chase, 2000
  • Herself, The Art of Action: Martial Arts in Motion Picture (documentary), Columbia/TriStar, 2002
  • Herself, Modern Warriors (documentary), Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 2002
  • Cynthia, Bala perdida (also known as Lost Bullet), 2003
  • Erin Murphy, Redemption, Argo Home Entertainment, 2003
  • Herself, Zen & Now: A Dinner with David Carradine and Friends(short documentary), Warner Home Video, 2004
  • Sally/The White Dragon, Sci-Fighter, MTI Home Video, 2004
  • Film Producer
  • Zong heng tian xia (also known as Angel of Kickboxer, Angel the Kickboxer, Honor and Glory, and Jung waang tin ha),Action Star Pictures, 1992, Rocket Pictures, 1993
  • Film Associate Producer
  • Rage and Honor, IRS Media, 1992
  • Rage and Honor II (also known as Rage and Honor II: Hostile Takeover), IRS Media/Trans Atlantic Entertainment, 1993
  • Sworn to Justice (also known as Blonde Justice), MTI Home Video, 1996
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Charlotte Heller, Irresistible Force, CBS, 1993
  • Bertha Jo, The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion!, NBC, 1997
  • Julie Cosgrove, Never Say Die (also known as Outside the Law), 2001
  • Specials
  • Karate champion, Women of the 21st Century (documentary), CBS, 1989
  • Herself, Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes (documentary), Martial Arts Network, 1998
  • Herself, Electric Shadows (documentary), 2004
  • Episodic
  • Enforcer, "Not Fade Away," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1996
  • Voice of herself, "Fists of Fury," Eek! the Cat (animated; also known as Eek! and the Terrible Thunderlizards and Eek!stravaganza), Fox Kids Network, c. 1996
  • Faking It, The Learning Channel, multiple episodes in 2005
  • Videos
  • Defend Yourself, Sybervision, 1985
  • Video Games
  • The Untouchable 2, Creative Edge, 2001
  • Nonfiction
  • (With George Chung) Advanced Dynamic Kicks, Ohara Publications, 1986

Further Reference


    • Femme Fatales, December, 2001, pp. 28-31
    • Prevue, June, 1992, pp. 48-53

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