Michelle Yeoh

Actress / Model (person) / Film Actress | * 08/06/1962 (58) | Ipoh, Perak (Malaysia)
Michelle Yeoh Choo-kheng, PSM ( YOH; born 6 August 1962) is a Malaysian actress who rose to fame in 1990s Hong Kong action films and is best known internationally for her roles in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), along with recent international English-language films and series. She was more recently featured in CBS All-Access'/Netflix 's Star Trek: Discovery (2017–2020) where she was the captain of the USS Shenzhou and Emperor from the Mirror Universe. She is also currently set to star in a Star Trek spinoff, about Section 31. Yeoh is credited as Michelle Khan in her early Hong Kong films. Born in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia, she won the Miss Malaysia pageant of 1983 at the age of 20. She later achieved fame in the early 1990s after starring in a series of Hong Kong ac... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Adventure

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Bbc 100 Women

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Movies with Michelle Yeoh as Actress(63)

as Master Chow (voice)2022 Minions: The Rise of Gru
as Eleanor Sung-Young2021 Rich People Problems
as Florence2021 Gunpowder Milkshake
as Yin Rong (Lady Yin)2021 Nezha
as Yuki2021 Blazing Samurai
as Santa2019 Last Christmas
as Eleanor Sung-Young2018 Crazy Rich Asians
as Dr. Lui Cheng2016 Morgan
as herself2016 Dragon Girls !
as Aung San Suu Kyi2011 The Lady
as The Soothsayer (voice)2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
as herself2011 Fucking Kassovitz
as Sister Yu2010 True Legend
as Zeng Jing2010 Reign of Assassins
as Mrs. Wang2008 The Children of Huang Shi
as Saiva2008 Far North
as Schwester Rebecca2008 Babylon A.D.
as Corazon2007 Sunshine
as Miss Yang (Director's Cut only)2006 Fearless
as Mameha2005 Memoirs of a Geisha
as Lulu Wong2004 Silver Hawk
as Yu Sau Lien (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) (archive footage)2002 Ultimate Fights from the Movies
as Pak Yin Fay2002 The Touch
as herself2002 Bond Girls Are Forever
as Michelle1999 Moonlight Express
as herself1998 Jackie Chan: My Story
as Wai Lin1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
as Soong Ai-ling / Madam Kung1997 The Soong Sisters
as Herself (Archive Footage)1996 Top Fighter 2
as Herself (archive footage)1996 Jackie Chan - From Stuntman to Superstar
as Ah Kam1996 The Stunt Woman
as Ying1994 Wonder Seven
as Yim Wing Chun1994 Wing Chun
as Qiu Xue (Falling Snow)1993 Tai-Chi Master
as Lady Ko1993 Butterfly & Sword
as Jessica Yang Jian Wa1993 Supercop 2
as Ching1993 Executioners
as Ching1993 The Heroic Trio
as Mon Ching Sze / To Col Ching1993 Holy Weapon
as Capt Yang Chien Hua1992 Police Story 3: Super Cop
as Madam Michelle Yip1986 Royal Warriors
as Judo Instructor1985 Twinkle, Twinkle, Lucky Stars
as Senior Inspector Ng1985 Yes, Madam!
as Ms. Yeung1984 The Owl vs Bombo

TV Shows/Series with Michelle Yeoh as Actress(8)

as Mei-Yin Li (voice)2022 ARK: The Animated Series
as Philippa Georgiou2018 Star Trek: Short Treks
as Captain Philippa Georgiou2017 Star Trek: Discovery
as Emperor Georgiou2017 Star Trek: Discovery
as Mei Foster2010 Strike Back
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Movies with Michelle Yeoh as Crew(2)

Production/Producer2019 Billion Dollar Whale
Production/Producer2002 The Touch

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Michelle Yang
Citizenship: Malaysia
Born: Monday, 08/06 1962 (August) in Ipoh, Perak (Malaysia) (current age: 58 years + 318 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: English (EN), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Educated at: Royal Academy of Dance
Spouses (current/former): Jean Todt
Father: Yeoh Kian Teik
Mother: Janet Yeoh
Other names for Michelle Yeoh (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng"
"Μισέλ Γιο"
"Michelle Khan" (Pseudonym)
Michelle Yeoh frequently works together with these people:
Jackie Chan (12x, Actor)
Sammo Hung (10x, Actor)
Yuen Woo-ping (9x, Crew)
Mang Hoi (8x, Actor)
James Cameron (7x, Crew)
Jet Li (6x, Actor)
Corey Yuen (6x, Actor)
Donnie Yen (5x, Actor)
Kenneth Tsang (5x, Actor)
Ching Siu-Tung (5x, Crew)
Jon Stewart (5x, Actor)
Stanley Tong (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:685, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/31/2021