Cynthia Rothrock (right) and Michelle Yeoh in a still from Yes, Madam! (1985). Rothrock became an action star in Hong Kong after her debut in the film, which also catapulted her co-star Yeoh to fame.
Cynthia Rothrock (right) and Michelle Yeoh in a still from Yes, Madam! (1985). Rothrock became an action star in Hong Kong after her debut in the film, which also catapulted her co-star Yeoh to fame.

One worked with Bruce Lee, the other with Michelle Yeoh: Hong Kong action film stars Nora Miao and Cynthia Rothrock

  • American fighter Cynthia Rothrock was an instant hit in Hong Kong when Yes, Madam! was released in 1985. The film catapulted co-star Michelle Yeoh to fame
  • Nora Miao was already a big star before she appeared with Bruce Lee in The Big Boss, Fist of Fury and The Way of the Dragon – and was a friend of the Lee family

Cynthia Rothrock (right) and Michelle Yeoh in a still from Yes, Madam! (1985). Rothrock became an action star in Hong Kong after her debut in the film, which also catapulted her co-star Yeoh to fame.
Cynthia Rothrock (right) and Michelle Yeoh in a still from Yes, Madam! (1985). Rothrock became an action star in Hong Kong after her debut in the film, which also catapulted her co-star Yeoh to fame.
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