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Michelle Yeoh        

Academy Award-Winning Actress; Best Known for "Everything, Everywhere, All At Once," "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," & "Crazy Rich Asians"

Michelle Yeoh, PSM is an Academy Award-winning actress. Yeoh 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, Magnificent Warriors, and Holy Weapon.

After moving to the United States, Yeoh gained recognition for starring in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies and in Ang Lee's martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, 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, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, becoming the first Asian and the second woman of color to win the award. In 2024, Yeoh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her academy achievement and dedication to breaking down barriers in the entertainment industry by President Joe Biden.

Yeoh's other works include Memoirs of a Geisha, Sunshine, Reign of Assassins, Kung Fu Panda 2, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny, and The Lady, where she portrayed Aung San Suu Kyi. She played supporting roles in the romantic comedies Crazy Rich Asians and Last Christmas, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. On television, Yeoh has starred in "Star Trek: Discovery" and "The Witcher: Blood Origin."

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Michelle Yeoh and Panda Cubs Help Promote Global Goals
Award-winning movie star Michelle Yeoh and two baby pandas have kicked off the Pandas for the Global Goals campaign, which urges the public to get involved in the fun of naming the cubs, as well as in the serious work of realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted last year by the United Nations Member States...
Michelle Yeoh on ‘Crouching Tiger 2,’ Girl Power, and Anti-China Trump
The star of Netflix’s ‘Couching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny,’ out Feb. 26, opens up about the high-flying sequel, Chinese censorship, and American politics. Sixteen years after introducing Western audiences to the wire-flying martial arts operatics of Chinese wuxia, Malaysian-born superstar Michelle Yeoh is the sole warrior making her way back to the screen for more Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Michelle Yeoh and Will Yun Lee Join Final Season of 'Strike Back ...
Martial arts superstar Michelle Yeoh and Will Yun Lee will give a significant Asian angle to the fourth season of Cinemax series “Strike Back.”

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