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Françoise Yip is a Actor Canadienne born on 4 september 1972

Françoise Yip

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Birth name Francoise YIP Fong-Wah
Nationality Canada
Birth 4 september 1972 (48 years)

Françoise Fong-Wa Yip (葉芳華; born September 4, 1972) is a Canadian actress.

Biography

Françoise Yip (en cantonais Yip Fong Wah) est née le 4 septembre 1972 à Vancouver, au Canada. Elle est la fille unique d'une mère québécoise et d'un père chinois. Elle commence très tôt la danse et le piano où elle excelle (elle remporte plusieurs prix et compétitions). Malgré l'opportunité d'étudier la musique à temps plein, elle préfère se consacrer à ses études de science politique à Vancouver et obtient son diplôme. Durant ces années passées à l'université, elle commence à faire mannequin. Hormis l'anglais, le français et l'espagnol, elle parle aussi cantonais qu'elle a appris au début de sa carrière au cinéma.

En 1994, après un casting international Françoise Yip est choisie pour jouer auprès de la grande star asiatique Jackie Chan dans Jackie Chan dans le Bronx de Stanley Tong. Comme la plupart des films de Jackie Chan, c'est un succès en Asie de même qu'aux États-Unis où il est premier au box office en 1996, ce qui révèle l’actrice au monde entier. C'est pour elle l'occasion d'enchaîner avec une autre grosse production de Tsui Hark, Black Mask de Daniel Lee avec une autre star de Hong Kong : Jet Li.

Après plusieurs films asiatiques pour lesquels elle obtient le premier rôle, Françoise Yip retourne au Canada finir ses études. Depuis, elle a joué des petits rôles dans de grosses productions américaines telles que Blade: Trinity avec Wesley Snipes et Jessica Biel ou encore Alone in the Dark avec Christian Slater. L’actrice a obtenu un premier rôle dans le film de Anna Chi, Dim Sum Funeral qui est sortie en 2008.

En 2011, elle joua le rôle du Docteur Lee dans la série de science-fiction canadienne Sanctuary.

Best films

Rumble in the Bronx (1995)
(Actress)

Usually with

Mike Dopud
Mike Dopud
(6 films)
Eric Tsang
Eric Tsang
(2 films)
Sammo Hung
Sammo Hung
(2 films)
Mars
Mars
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Françoise Yip (23 films)

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Actress

The Predator, 1h47
Directed by Shane Black
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities, Films about autism, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Trevante Rhodes, Sterling K. Brown, Thomas Jane, Jacob Tremblay
Roles Tracking Supervisor
Rating53% 2.6541052.6541052.6541052.6541052.654105
Quinn McKenna, membre d'un commando de Rangers américains, est témoin du crash d'un vaisseau spatial lors d'une mission de sauvetage d’otages. Il est le seul survivant. Il découvre le casque et l'arme d'un Predator. Poursuivi, il décide de les envoyer par la poste à son domicile, où vit son épouse et son fils autiste, Rory. Ce dernier parvient à utiliser le masque et l'arme du Predator. Il active par ailleurs une balise qui permet à d'autres Predators de le localiser. De son côté, Quinn a été arrêté par de mystérieux mercenaires, aux ordres de Will Traeger pour le Projet Stargazer. Ce dernier fait par ailleurs appel au docteure Casey Bracket, une exo-biologiste. Elle est accueillie dans un immense complexe dans lequel est conservé un Predator. Quant à Quinn, il se retrouve dans un bus avec d'anciens soldats ayant commis de graves délits et dont la plupart souffrent de troubles psychologiques : "Nebraska" Williams, Baxley, Coyle, Lynch et Nettles.
Everything, Everything, 1h36
Directed by Stella Meghie
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera, Dan Payne, Sage Brocklebank
Roles Dr. Francis
Rating64% 3.2399253.2399253.2399253.2399253.239925
Maddy est une jeune femme de dix-huit ans souffrant d'un déficit immunitaire combiné sévère, l'obligeant à rester chez elle, sous surveillance. Un jour, elle fait la connaissance de son nouveau voisin, Olly. Ils commencent à sympathiser et tombent amoureux l'un de l'autre. Cependant, cette relation est menacée par la pathologie de Maddy, la coupant du monde extérieur.
The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Dylan Everett, Tiera Skovbye, Taylor Russell, Manny Jacinto, Françoise Yip, Laine MacNeil
Roles Pauline Gosselaar
Rating46% 2.312962.312962.312962.312962.31296
The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story delves into the experiences of six unknown young actors placed into the Hollywood spotlight, exposing the challenges of growing up under public scrutiny while trying to maintain the squeaky-clean image of their popular characters both on and off-screen.
Garage Sale Mystery, 1h30
Directed by Peter DeLuise
Origin USA
Genres Comedy-drama, Crime
Actors Lori Loughlin, Mark Acheson, Steve Bacic, Rick Ravanello, Sara Canning, Sarah Strange
Roles Katherine Norbet
Rating68% 3.4360553.4360553.4360553.4360553.436055
Jennifer Shannon est passionnée par les vide-greniers. C'est une as pour dénicher les bonnes affaires et les objets de valeur. Un jour, elle organise elle-même un événement qui se déroule parfaitement jusqu'à ce que l'une de ses amies soit retrouvée morte. Choquée, elle est persuadée que l'assassinat est lié avec le vide-grenier. Elle parvient ainsi à convaincre le lieutenant Iverson d'orienter ses recherches dans cette direction.
Possessing Piper Rose, 1h31
Directed by Kevin Fair
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors David Cubitt, Rebecca Romijn, Christine Willes, Isabella Cramp, Jill Teed, Sarah-Jane Redmond
Roles Margot Lace
Rating45% 2.2848652.2848652.2848652.2848652.284865
Joanna et Ben Maxwell veulent adopter un enfant. Mais le service d'adoption les informe que leur dossier de demande a été refusé. Lydia Newman, qui travaille pour ce service, vient, pourtant, leur faire une offre unique : elle leur propose d'adopter une petite fille, Piper Rose, qui a été abandonnée par sa mère, qui est en prison. Les Maxwell acceptent. L'arrivée de Piper dans leur famille n'est pas sans perturber leur équilibre. Le fils de Ben, Dylan, prend à partie Joanna et Ben, qu'il accuse de faire du favoritisme. Piper s'adapte facilement à sa nouvelle vie, mais les apparitions étranges d'une jeune femme que Piper appelle maman inquiètent Joanna.
The King of Fighters, 1h33
Directed by Gordon Chan, Roger Birnbaum, Jonathan Glickman
Origin Taiwan
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Martial arts, Fantastic, Action, Romance, Martial arts
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Sports films, Martial arts films, Films about video games, Films based on video games
Actors Sean Faris, Maggie Q, Will Yun Lee, Ray Park, Françoise Yip, Monique Ganderton
Roles Chizuru Kagura
Rating30% 1.511761.511761.511761.511761.51176
At a museum in Boston, Rugal Bernstein steals three relics: The Kagura Mirror, the Yagami Necklace and the Kusanagi Sword. He uses them to disappear into a dimensional portal to awaken the mythical entity known as the Orochi, which would grant him limitless powers. However, the sword is revealed to be a fake - thus, Rugal's quest is delayed. Mai Shiranui is told by an injured Chizuru Kagura that the whereabouts of the real sword are with Saisyu Kusanagi, who is housed at a mental institution. She is also warned that she alone must defeat Rugal and her boyfriend Iori Yagami should not be involved. At the institution, Mai meets a catatonic Saisyu and his son Kyo, but Iori's presence suddenly breaks Saisyu's catatonic state, and the elder Kusanagi threatens to kill Iori before losing consciousness and dying.
Dim Sum Funeral, 1h35
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Kelly Hu, Bai Ling, Russell Wong, Françoise Yip, Steph Song, Talia Shire
Roles Victoria, a daughter of Mrs. Xiao
Rating52% 2.6130452.6130452.6130452.6130452.613045
After their mother dies, four Chinese-American siblings return to their Seattle home. As their mother wanted a traditional seven-day funeral, the estranged siblings stay the week and deal with their issues.
Aliens vs Predator: Requiem, 1h34
Directed by Colin Strause
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Themes Space adventure films, Dans l'espace, Films about extraterrestrial life, Superhero films, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Arme nucléaire
Actors Johnny Lewis, Steven Pasquale, Ariel Gade, Reiko Aylesworth, Sam Trammell, John Ortiz
Roles Ms. Y
Rating47% 2.353232.353232.353232.353232.35323
Following the events of Alien vs. Predator, a Predator ship is leaving Earth carrying Alien facehuggers, and the body of Scar, the Predator that defeated the Alien Queen. A chestburster erupts from Scar's body; it is a new creature that is a hybrid of both species. It quickly matures into an adult Predalien and starts killing all the Predators on the ship. A Predator's weapon fire punctures the hull and the ship crashes in the forest outside of Gunnison, Colorado.
Alone in the Dark, 1h36
Directed by Uwe Boll
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Horror
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Films about video games, Films based on video games
Actors Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff, Frank C. Turner, Matthew Walker, Matthew Walker
Roles Agent Cheung
Rating24% 1.2045351.2045351.2045351.2045351.204535
Edward Carnby (Slater) is a detective who specializes in the occult & other paranormal subjects. He was apparently the subject of strange experiments when he was a child, leaving him with heightened abilities as well as a "sixth sense" that allows him to sense the paranormal. Throughout the film, we also learn that Carnby used to work for Bureau 713, a secret government organization that seeks to protect the world from paranormal dangers.
The Deal
The Deal (2005)
, 1h47
Origin Canada
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Political films
Actors Christian Slater, Selma Blair, John Heard, Robert Loggia, Colm Feore, Angie Harmon
Roles Janice Long
Rating50% 2.5063252.5063252.5063252.5063252.506325
A political thriller steeped in illegal oil trading, the Russian Mafia, and governmental cover-ups.
Edison
Edison (2005)
, 1h37
Directed by David J. Burke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about journalists
Actors Morgan Freeman, LL Cool J, Justin Timberlake, Kevin Spacey, Dylan McDermott, Cary Elwes
Roles Crow
Rating53% 2.6512652.6512652.6512652.6512652.651265
There is a force of corrupt cops called F.R.A.T, and the policemen who work for F.R.A.T are above the law. That is, until Joshua Pollack, an Edison journalist discovers a glitch in the system. Now, with the help of those who he trusts, he might be able to take F.R.A.T down.
Blade: Trinity, 2h2
Directed by David S. Goyer
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Medical-themed films, Sports films, Martial arts films, Blade, Dracula films, Superhero films, Vampires in film, Films about viral outbreaks, Kung fu films, Super-héros inspiré de comics, Disaster films
Actors Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Parker Posey, Dominic Purcell
Roles Virago
Rating59% 2.950022.950022.950022.950022.95002
A group of vampires look for the hidden resting place of Drake, also known as Dracula—the genetic "father" of their species. They find him in a Syrian ziggurat tomb, although not before, in a moment of blood lust, he kills one of them. The vampires capitalize on Blade's reputation as a serial killer and frame him for the killing of a familiar. During the ensuing manhunt, the FBI locate Blade's latest hideout, and, during the siege, Abraham Whistler dies. With his mentor gone and surrounded by human authorities, Blade allows himself to be captured and arrested.
The Pledge
The Pledge (2001)
, 2h4
Directed by Sean Penn
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films about disabilities
Actors Jack Nicholson, Aaron Eckhart, Benicio del Toro, Helen Mirren, Robin Wright, Vanessa Redgrave
Roles Bartender at Airport
Rating67% 3.3987753.3987753.3987753.3987753.398775
Retired police detective Jerry Black is seen mumbling to himself, apparently drunk, sitting on a bench outside a disused gas station. The scene then shifts to events in the recent past. Jerry is ice fishing, then driving to work. After work, he goes to a restaurant, where the Department has thrown him a retirement party. Police captain Eric Pollack gives Jerry a gift, a fishing trip in Mexico. The party is interrupted by the discovery of a murdered child, Ginny. Jerry decides to go with another detective, Stan Krolak, to the scene of the crime.
Mindstorm
Mindstorm (2001)

Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Actors Emmanuelle Vaugier, Eric Roberts, Michael Ironside, Clarence Williams III, Ed O'Ross, Antonio Sabàto, Jr.
Roles Newscaster
Rating30% 1.5359251.5359251.5359251.5359251.535925
When psychic private detective Tracy Wellman is retained by presidential candidate Senator William Armitage help to find his missing daughter, Rayanna, she encounters the telepathic cult leader David Mendez, who helps her learn they were both products of Cold War experiments. Mendez wants revenge against Armitage, who at the time was the NSA Director, and who betrayed the program to the Soviets. With the help of her friend, FBI Agent Dan Oliver, Wellman later discovers Mendez's motives go far beyond revenge, forcing her to confront her past and her missing memories.