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Yang Berbahagia Tan Sri Dato' Seri
PSM SPMP OLH
Yeoh at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival
6 August 1962
|Other names||Michelle Khan|
(m. 1988; div. 1992)
|Partner(s)||Jean Todt (2004–present)|
|Parent(s)||Yeoh Kian Teik (father)
Janet Yeoh (mother)
|United Nations Global Road Safety Ambassador|
12 April 2011
Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (or just Michelle Yeoh; born 6 August 1962) is a Malaysian actress. She became famous by having a number of roles in 1990s Hong Kong action movies. She is best known for her role as Wai Lin in Tomorrow Never Dies. Also, she played as Yu Shu Lien in the 2000 movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.
Yeoh started her career acting in martial arts and action movies. She did her own stunts. In a few earlier movies, she was credited as Michelle Khan. She later wanted to use her real name.
Yeoh played the family matriarch Eleanor Young in Crazy Rich Asians in 2018.
She was a member of the jury at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival in 1999.
Yeow was born in Ipoh, Malaysia.
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