Christine Bannon-Rodrigues

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Christine Bannon-Rodrigues
Born (1966-11-06) November 6, 1966 (age 52)
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
NationalityUnited States American
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb; 8.7 st)
StyleKenpō, Wushu
TeamTeam Paul Mitchell
Don Rodrigues Karate Academy
TrainerPaul Mitchell
Don Rodrigues
Rank     4th degree black belt in Oki-ryu
Christine Bannon-Rodrigues
Medal record
Representing  United States
Semi-Contact Kickboxing
WAKO Amateur World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 London 55 kg
Gold medal – first place 1993 Atlantic City 55 kg

Christine Bannon-Rodrigues (born November 6, 1966) is an American martial artist, actress, stunt person, and choreographer.


A student of Don Rodrigues, Bannon-Rodrigues is a 9th degree black belt, she holds 9 World Championships, including consecutive 3-time World Titles at the W.A.K.O. Games.[1]

Bannon-Rodrigues has acted for both film and television, including the feature films Sci-Fighter (aka X-Treme Fighter) and 27 Dresses. Her stunt work can be seen in a number of Hollywood productions, including Underdog, Batman and Robin, and The Next Karate Kid. Christine has appeared on television in WMAC Masters, and Mortal Kombat Conquest.

In 2012 Christine did the martial arts choreography for the film Champions of the Deep (2012).

Christine teaches at the Don Rodrigues Karate Academy, where she is a co-owner with Shihan Don Rodrigues.


Year Film/Television Role Notes
1994 The Next Karate Kid Stunt Double Hilary Swank
1996 WMAC Masters Lady Lightning also stunts
1997 Batman & Robin Stunt double Batgirl
1998 Mortal Kombat Conquest Stunt double Kitana 1 episode
2004 Sci-Fighter Virus
2007 Underdog Stunts
2008 27 Dresses Bridesmaid
2012 Champions of the Deep Choreographer
2015 The Real Mr. Miyagi Herself

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