Angela Mao

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Mao.
Angela Mao
Chinese name 茅瑛
Pinyin Máo Yīng (Mandarin)
Jyutping Maau4 Jing1 (Cantonese)
Birth name Mao Fujing
Ancestry Zhejiang, China
Born (1950-09-20) 20 September 1950 (age 63)
Taiwan
Occupation Actress, martial artist
Years active 1970s-1992
Spouse(s) Kelly Lui (1974-)

Angela Mao (born Mao Fujing, simplified Chinese: 茅复静; traditional Chinese: 茅復靜; pinyin: Máo Fùjìng, 20 September 1950), is a Taiwanese actress and martial artist best known for appearing in many martial arts films in the 1970s. She is sometimes credited as Mao Ying or Angela Mao Ying. She is nicknamed "Lady Whirlwind" and "Lady Kung Fu" by her fans.

Mao trained in hapkido, wushu, taekwondo, and other forms of martial arts during her film career to prepare for her roles. She was paid US$100 for her short role as the sister of Bruce Lee's character in the film Enter the Dragon.

Mao married Kelly Lui in 1974 and gave birth to a baby in 1976. She retired from films in 1992 to devote herself to her family.

Filmography[edit]

  • The Himalayan (1975)
  • Return of the Chinese Boxer (1975)
  • International Assassins (1976) - Queen of Cambodia
  • Lady Karate (1976)
  • Duel with the Devils (1977) - Chu
  • Invincible (1976)
  • The Eternal Conflict (1976) - Fei Fei
  • Duels in the Desert (1977)
  • Broken Oath (1977) - Lotus Lin
  • The Damned (1978)
  • Iron Maiden (1978) - Chin Lun
  • Scorching Sun, Fierce Wind, Wild Fire (1978)
  • Return of the Tiger (1979)
  • Snake Deadly Act (1979) - Brothel Madam
  • Flying Masters of Kung Fu (1979)
  • Moonlight Sword and Jade Lion (1981)
  • The Stunning Gambling (1982)
  • Ninja, the Violent Sorcerer (1982) - Anna (uncredited)
  • Book and Sword Chronicles (TV series) (1984) - Luo Bing
  • Eastern Condors (1987) (extra)
  • Devil Dynamite (1987)
  • Ghost Bride (1992)

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