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Françoise Yip Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

At an early age Francoise passed on an opportunity to study in music and chose to persue a degree in Political Science. It was during those years, Francoise started with modeling. That career didn't last long, but she did get the opportunity to star with Jackie Chan in Rumble in the Bronx. For her work, she earned two Hong Kong Film Award nominations and a star was born.

Francoise was not a martial artist, but she trained in screen-fighting. With her athletic skills she ended up doing various martial arts movies, including two with the legendary Jet Li.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: J.

Trivia (7)

Her father is Chinese and her mother is French-Canadian.
Graduated from Windsor Secondary School in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Yip's skills include stunt and wire work, martial arts for the screen, firearm etiquette, squib, dancing, piano, skiing, ice skating, roller blading, swimming and golf. She speaks English, French and basic Cantonese.
She once hosted a sports program on television in Canada.
She trained with stuntman Bruce Fontaine's regular Wushu classes.
She was once considered to play a role in The Matrix Reloaded (2003).
She successfully completed the BMO Bank of Montreal Vancouver Marathon on May 6, 2007 in just under 5 hours. Finishing at 2358 place out of over 3000 runners.

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