Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh

Gender

Female

Known Credits

12

Michelle Yeoh

Date of Birth: Aug 06, 1962

Birthplace: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

 

 

Biography

Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (born 6 August 1962) is a Hong Kong-based Malaysian actress and dancer, well known for performing her own stunts in the action films that brought her to fame in the early 1990s. Born in Ipoh, Malaysia, she is based in Hong Kong and was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1997. She is best known in the Western world for her roles in the 1997 James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies, playing Wai Lin, and the multiple Academy Award-winning Chinese action film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, for which she was nominated the BAFTA for Best Actress. In 2008, the film critic website Rotten Tomatoes ranked her the greatest action heroine of all time. She is credited as Michelle Khan in some of her earlier films.

Known For

Filmography

Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Discovery

as Captain Georgiou

2017

Morgan

Morgan

as Dr. Lui Cheng

2016

Tomorrow Never Dies

Tomorrow Never Dies

as Wai Lin

1997

Project S

Project S

as Jessica Yang Jian Wa

1996

Police Story 3: Supercop

Police Story 3: Supercop

as Capt Yang Chien Hua

1992

Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars

Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars

as Judo Instructor

1985

Wing Chun

Wing Chun

as Yim Wing Chun

1976

Strike Back

Strike Back

as Mei Foster

1969