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Michelle Yeoh

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).

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Aug 6, 1962 In Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Electric State
Latest Project:
Movie Avatar 5 2031-12-18
Known For
Movie Avatar 5 Dr. Karina Mogue 2031-12-18
Movie Avatar 4 Dr. Karina Mogue 2029-12-20
Movie Wicked Part 2 Madame Morrible 2025-11-26
Movie Avatar 3 Dr. Karina Mogue 2025-12-17
Movie Star Trek: Section 31 Emperor Philippa Georgiou 2024
Movie The Tiger's Apprentice Mrs. Lee (voice) 2024
Series ARK: The Animated Series Mei-Yin Li (voice) 2024
Movie The Electric State 2024
Movie The Legend of Nezha Yin Rong (Lady Yin) 2024
Movie Wicked Part 1 Madame Morrible 2024-11-27
Movie Despicable Me 4 Master Chow (voice) 2024-07-03
Series The Brothers Sun Mama Sun 2024-01-04
Movie Rich People Problems Eleanor Sung-Young 2024
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Aleta Ogord 2023-05-03
Series American Born Chinese Guanyin 2023-05-24
Movie Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Airazor (voice) 2023-06-06
Movie The New Face of Hollywood – A Soul of a Nation Presentation Self 2023-05-26
Movie A Haunting in Venice Joyce Reynolds 2023-09-13
Movie 凝聚眾人.直奔未來 (archived footage) 2023-11-25
Movie Minions: The Rise of Gru Master Chow (voice) 2022-06-29
Movie Everything Everywhere All at Once Evelyn Wang 2022-03-24
Movie Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank Yuki (voice) 2022-07-14
Movie The School for Good and Evil Professor Anemone 2022-10-19
Series The Witcher: Blood Origin Scían 2022-12-25
Movie Making The Witcher: Blood Origin Unknown 2022-12-25
Movie Avatar: The Way of Water Dr. Karina Mogue 2022-12-14
Movie Jean Todt, la méthode Self 2022-11-13
Series Marvel Studios Assembled Self 2021-03-12
Movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Ying Nan 2021-09-01
Movie Gunpowder Milkshake Florence 2021-07-14
Movie Nations United: Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times 2020-09-19
Movie Boss Level Dai Feng 2020-02-11
Movie The Hidden Kingdoms of China Narrator (voice) 2020-02-22
Movie Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks Self (archive footage) 2019-08-14
Series The Ready Room Self 2019-01-25
Movie Last Christmas Santa 2019-11-07
Series My Legacy and I Unknown 2018-06-12
Series Star Trek: Short Treks Philippa Georgiou 2018-10-03
Movie Master Z: Ip Man Legacy Tso Ngan Kwan 2018-12-20
Movie Crazy Rich Asians Eleanor Sung-Young 2018-08-15
Series Star Trek: Discovery Philippa Georgiou 2017-09-24
Movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Aleta Ogord 2017-04-19
Movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny Yu Shu Lien 2016-02-18
Movie Mechanic: Resurrection Mei 2016-08-25
Movie Dragon Girls ! Herself 2016-07-03
Movie Morgan Dr. Lui Cheng 2016-09-01
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Unknown 2015-09-08
Movie Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes Lotus 2015-12-26
Series Chef Nic Unknown 2014-07-12
Series Marco Polo Lotus 2014-12-12
Movie Final Recipe Julia 2013-10-10
Movie The Lady Aung San Suu Kyi 2011-11-30
Movie Fucking Kassovitz Self 2011-11-16
Movie Kung Fu Panda 2 The Soothsayer (voice) 2011-05-25
Movie True Legend Sister Yu 2010-02-09
Movie Rose, c'est Paris self 2010-05-05
Series Strike Back Mei Foster 2010-05-05
Movie Reign of Assassins Zeng Jing 2010-09-01
Movie Among the Great Apes with Michelle Yeoh Self / Narrator 2009-12-09
Movie Purple Mountain Unknown 2008-01-01
Movie Far North Saiva 2008-04-08
Movie Babylon A.D. Sister Rebeka 2008-08-20
Movie The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Zi Yuan 2008-07-01
Movie The Children of Huang Shi Mrs. Wang 2008-04-03
Series The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest 2007-02-22
Movie Sunshine Corazon 2007-04-05
Movie Fearless Miss Yang 2006-01-26
Movie Memoirs of a Geisha Mameha 2005-12-06
Movie Silver Hawk Lulu Wong 2004-01-15
Movie Hong Kong Stories Herself 2003-01-01
Movie Ultimate Fights from the Movies Yu Sau Lien (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) (archive footage) 2002-04-16
Movie The Powerpuff Girls Movie Master Juliet (voice) 2002-07-03
Movie Best Ever Bond Wai Lin (archive footage) (uncredited) 2002-11-22
Movie The Touch Pak Yin Fay 2002-08-01
Movie Jackie Chan: Fast, Funny and Furious Herself 2002-12-10
Movie Bond Girls Are Forever Herself 2002-11-06
Movie Grit & Polish: Heroines from Hong Kong Herself 2001-10-01
Movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Yu Shu Lien 2000-07-06
Movie Moonlight Express Michelle 1999-01-01
Movie Highly Classified: The World of 007 Unknown 1998-01-01
Movie Masters of the Martial Arts Presented by Wesley Snipes Self (archive footage) 1998-08-18
Movie Jackie Chan: My Story Herself 1998-07-17
Series Vivement dimanche Self 1998-09-20
Movie The Soong Sisters Soong Ai-ling / Madam Kung 1997-05-01
Movie The Secrets of 007 Unknown 1997-12-04
Movie Tomorrow Never Dies Wai Lin 1997-12-11
Series The View Self - Guest 1997-08-11
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Self 1996-06-10
Movie The Stunt Woman Ah Kam 1996-10-10
Series The Daily Show Self 1996-07-22
Movie Top Fighter 2 Self (Archive Footage) 1996-09-10
Movie Jackie Chan - From Stuntman to Superstar Herself (archive footage) 1996-08-30
Movie Shaolin Popey II: Messy Temple Ah King 1994-12-04
Movie Wing Chun Yim Wing Chun 1994-03-24
Movie Wonder Seven Ying 1994-04-01
Movie Butterfly and Sword Lady Ko 1993-01-16
Movie The Heroic Trio Ching / Invisible Girl 1993-02-12
Movie Supercop 2 Jessica Yang Jian Wa 1993-10-21
Movie Holy Weapon Mon Ching Sze / To Col Ching 1993-06-03
Movie Executioners: The Heroic Trio 2 Ching / Invisible Girl 1993-09-30
Movie Tai-Chi Master Qiu Xue / Falling Snow 1993-11-18
Movie Police Story 3: Super Cop INTERPOL Insp. Yang Chien Hua / Hannah Lin 1992-07-04
Movie Easy Money Michelle Yeung Ling 1987-08-20
Movie Magnificent Warriors Ming 1987-04-16
Movie Royal Warriors Madam Michelle Yip 1986-06-26
Movie Yes, Madam! Senior Inspector Ng 1985-11-20
Movie Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars Judo Instructor 1985-08-15
Movie The Owl vs Bombo Ms. Yeung 1984-12-12
Series The Oscars Self 1953-03-19
Series Today Self 1952-01-14