Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 06-08-1962
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
  • Also Known As:

    Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng

  • Popularity: 37.55
  • Homepage: http://www.michelleyeoh.info/

Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng (born Yeoh Choo Kheng; 6 August 1962) is a Malaysian actress. Credited as Michelle Khan in her early films in Hong Kong, she rose to fame in the 1990s after starring in a series of Hong Kong action films where she performed her own stunts, such as Yes, Madam (1985), Magnificent Warriors (1987), Police Story 3: Supercop (1992), The Heroic Trio (1993), and Holy Weapon (1993). After moving to the United States, Yeoh gained recognition for starring in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and in Ang Lee's martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. For her role as an overwhelmed mother navigating the multiverse in Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022) she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming the first Asian woman to win the award. Yeoh won a Golden Globe Award and a SAG Award as well. Her performance also garnered her nominations for a BAFTA Award and a Critics’ Choice Movie Award, among other accolades. Yeoh's other notable works include Memoirs of a Geisha (2005), Sunshine (2007), The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008), Reign of Assassins (2010), Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), and The Lady (2011), where she portrayed Aung San Suu Kyi. She played supporting roles in the romantic comedies Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and Last Christmas (2019), the Marvel Cinematic Universe films Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2 (2017) and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021), Gunpowder Milkshake (2021), Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022), The School for Good and Evil (2022), Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023), A Haunting in Venice (2023), Wicked: Part One and Two (2024 and 2025), and Avatar 3 and its sequels (2025 onwards). In television, Yeoh has starred in Marco Polo (2014-2016), Star Trek: Discovery (2017–2020), The Witcher: Blood Origin (2022), American Born Chinese (2023) and The Brothers Sun (2023).

Year Movie Character
2008 Far North as Saiva
2002 The Touch as Pak Yin Fay
1994 Wing Chun as Yim Wing Chun
2004 Silver Hawk as Lulu Wong
1987 Magnificent Warriors as Ming
2010 Reign of Assassins as Zeng Jing
1986 Royal Warriors as Madam Michelle Yip
1985 Yes, Madam! as Senior Inspector Ng
1994 Wonder Seven as Ying
2011 The Lady as Aung San Suu Kyi
1996 The Stunt Woman as Ah Kam
1987 Easy Money as Michelle Yeung Ling
1993 Supercop 2 as Jessica Yang Jian Wa
1996 Top Fighter 2 as Self (Archive Footage)
1970 The Legend of Nezha as Yin Rong (Lady Yin)
2022 Everything Everywhere All at Once as Evelyn Wang
2020 The Hidden Kingdoms of China as Narrator (voice)
2009 Among the Great Apes with Michelle Yeoh as Self / Narrator
2008 Purple Mountain
1970 Star Trek: Section 31 as Emperor Philippa Georgiou
2023 The New Face of Hollywood – A Soul of a Nation Presentation as Self
2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon as Yu Shu Lien
1992 Police Story 3: Super Cop as INTERPOL Insp. Yang Chien Hua / Hannah Lin
2008 Babylon A.D. as Sister Rebeka
1993 Butterfly and Sword as Lady Ko
1997 The Soong Sisters as Soong Ai-ling / Madam Kung
1993 The Heroic Trio as Ching / Invisible Girl
1993 Executioners as Ching / Invisible Girl
2016 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny as Yu Shu Lien
1993 Tai-Chi Master as Qiu Xue / Falling Snow
2013 Final Recipe as Julia
2022 Jean Todt, la méthode as Self
1997 Tomorrow Never Dies as Wai Lin
1993 Holy Weapon as Mon Ching Sze / To Col Ching
2018 Crazy Rich Asians as Eleanor Sung-Young
1970 Rich People Problems as Eleanor Sung-Young
2019 Last Christmas as Santa
2001 Grit & Polish: Heroines from Hong Kong as Herself
2005 Memoirs of a Geisha as Mameha
2022 Making The Witcher: Blood Origin
2007 Sunshine as Corazon
2008 The Children of Huang Shi as Mrs. Wang
2002 Ultimate Fights from the Movies as Yu Sau Lien (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) (archive footage)
1984 The Owl vs Bombo as Ms. Yeung
2016 Mechanic: Resurrection as Mei
2020 Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times
2024 The Tiger's Apprentice as Mrs. Lee (voice)
2015 Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes as Lotus
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor as Zi Yuan
1999 Moonlight Express as Michelle
2002 Jackie Chan: Fast, Funny and Furious as Herself
1994 Shaolin Popey II: Messy Temple as Ah King
2018 Master Z: Ip Man Legacy as Tso Ngan Kwan
1998 Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes as Self (archive footage)
2011 Fucking Kassovitz as Self
2021 Gunpowder Milkshake as Florence
2022 Minions: The Rise of Gru as Master Chow (voice)
2024 Wicked Part 1 as Madame Morrible
2025 Wicked: Part Two as Madame Morrible
2010 True Legend as Sister Yu
1998 Jackie Chan: My Story as Herself
2016 Morgan as Dr. Lui Cheng
1996 Jackie Chan - From Stuntman to Superstar as Herself (archive footage)
2022 The School for Good and Evil as Professor Anemone
2023 Transformers: Rise of the Beasts as Airazor (voice)
2016 Dragon Girls ! as Herself
2003 Hong Kong Stories as Herself
2025 Avatar 3 as Dr. Karina Mogue
2021 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as Ying Nan
1998 Highly Classified: The World of 007
2011 Kung Fu Panda 2 as The Soothsayer (voice)
2022 Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank as Yuki (voice)
2021 Boss Level as Dai Feng
2002 Bond Girls Are Forever as Herself
2029 Avatar 4 as Dr. Karina Mogue
2031 Avatar 5 as Dr. Karina Mogue
2023 A Haunting in Venice as Joyce Reynolds
2010 Rose, c'est Paris as self
1997 The Secrets of 007
1985 Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars as Judo Instructor
2006 Fearless as Miss Yang (Director's Cut only)
2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as Aleta Ogord
2019 Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks as Self (archive footage)
2002 Best Ever Bond as Wai Lin (archive footage) (uncredited)
1970 Billion Dollar Whale
2002 The Touch
2013 Final Recipe
2004 Silver Hawk
2009 My Fair Gentleman
1970 Star Trek: Section 31
2002 The Touch

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