Adele Yoshioka
Founding Member & Board Chair Emeritus | Vice President, International Distribution, Nu Image, Inc.

Adele’s first career in the entertainment field was as a successful dancer/actress/model in many films, TV and stage shows. A few of the directors and choreographers she has worked with are Bob Fosse, John Huston, Norman Jewison, Gene Kelly, Geoffrey Holder, Amy Heckerling, Michael Bennett, Herbert Ross, Ted Post, Lester Wilson, Ron Fields, Peter Gennaro and Pat Birch. As an actress, her most memorable role was as Clint Eastwood’s girlfriend in MAGNUM FORCE.

Her second and current career is in international film distribution, specializing in contract and sales administration. She has been an executive at Image Organization, Behaviour Worldwide, CineTel Films, World International Network and is now with Nu Image/Millennium Films which has produced films such as THE EXPENDABLES, RAMBO IV, BROOKLYN’S FINEST, BAD LIEUTENANT, and THE BLACK DAHLIA.

Her community service has varied from producing, directing and choreographing Japanese community shows to serving on the Board of Directors for AAPAA, East West Players and the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE). She is a Founding Member and Co–Chairperson of CAPE.