Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng 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 Hong Kong action films where she performed her own stunts. These roles include Yes, Madam; Magnificent Warriors; Police Story 3: Supercop; The Heroic Trio; and Holy Weapon. After moving to the United States, Yeoh gained international recognition for starring in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies and in Ang Lee's martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the latter for which she was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. Her career progressed with roles in Memoirs of a Geisha, Sunshine, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Reign of Assassins, Kung Fu Panda 2, and The Lady, in which she portrayed Aung San Suu Kyi.

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