Marrie Lee

Doris Young Siew Keen (b. November 25, 1959 in Singapore) is a Singaporean actress. Given the stage name Marrie Lee, she made her film debut at age 18, portraying the title character in 1978's They Call Her Cleopatra Wong, a martial arts film about a female Interpol agent written and directed by Bobby A. Suarez. She reprised the role in 1979's Dynamite Johnson, in which she was teamed up with the 10-year-old Singaporean tae kwon do practitioner, Johnson Yap, from Bionic Boy, a 1978 film written by Suarez, and The Devil's Three, in which Cleopatra Wong leads an all-female team of crimefighters in the Philippines.

Doris started her acting career when she was working as a receptionist in a nightclub and she answered a newspaper ad that asked "Are you smart, sexy and seductive?" The ad was placed by Suarez' BAS Film Productions, which was looking for a heroine who could ride a motorcycle. She auditioned in a miniskirt and boots and won the role.

Her screen name, Marrie Lee, was created to capitalize on the fame of the late Bruce Lee. "Some fans thought that I was his younger sister," she told The Business Times in a 2005 interview.

She performed her own stunts, including jumping through a real glass window and dangling from a helicopter, and sustained many injuries, including a fractured left wrist.

She retired from acting in 1985 and runs her own health-care company.

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