Papillon Soo Soo appeared as Pan Ho in the 1985 James Bond film A View to a Kill, the first of three films that she appeared in.
She is best known for playing the role of the Da Nang hooker who uttered the famous "Hey baby, you got girlfriend in Vietnam? Me so horny. Me love you long time," and "Me sucky sucky" lines in Stanley Kubrick's 1987 film Full Metal Jacket. The lines continue to be referenced in popular culture and were sampled by 2 Live Crew and solo Rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot in their songs "Me So Horny" and "Baby Got Back".
In 1992, she acted as a waitress in the film Split Second.