American martial-artist and actress known for her work in martial arts films like China O'Brien and its sequel, Guardian Angel, Honor & Glory.
She was a five-time World Karate champion before her foray into acting.
She achieved varying degrees of black belt in six martial arts tradtions: Tang Soo Do, Tae Kwon Do, Eagle Claw, Wu Shu, Northern Shaolin, and Pai Lum Tao Kung Fu.
She was romantically involved with actor Mang Hoi and had one daughter Skylar Sophia Rothrock.
She appeared in the film Yes, Madam, alongside Michelle Yeoh.