STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 592 this week

Michelle Yeoh


Born as Yang Zi Chong in the mining town of Ipoh, in West Malaysia, in the lunar year of the Tiger, Michelle is the daughter of Janet Yeoh and Yeoh Kian Geik, a lawyer and MCA politician. She spoke English and Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since age 4, she moved to London, England to study at the Royal Academy as a teenager. After a brief ... See full bio »

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 people
created 14 Feb 2012
 
a list of 26 people
created 10 Dec 2012
 
a list of 24 people
created 02 Jan 2013
 
a list of 32 people
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 30 images
created 3 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Michelle Yeoh's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 5 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (41 credits)
 2015 Noodle Man (pre-production) (rumored)
 2014-2015 Strike Back (TV Series)
- Episode #5.4 (2015)
- Episode #5.3 (2015)
- Episode #5.1 (2014)
 2013 Final Recipe
Julia
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
Soothsayer (voice)
 2010 Reign of Assassins
Zeng Jing
 2010 True Legend
Dr. Yu
 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Video Game)
Zi Juan (voice)
 2007 Far North
Saiva
 2007 Sunshine
Corazon
 2004 Silver Hawk
Lulu Wong
 2002 The Touch
Pak Yin Fay
 1999 Moonlight Express
Michelle
 1997 The Soong Sisters
Soong Ai-ling / Madam Kung (as Michelle Khan)
 1996 A Jin de gu shi
Ah Kam
 1994 7 jin gong
Ying
 1993 Executioners
Ching / San / Carol
 1993 Holy Weapon
Mon Ching Sze / To Col Ching (as Chi-king Yeung)
 1993 The Heroic Trio
Ching / Invisible Woman / Number 3 (as Michelle Khan)
 1993 Butterfly and Sword
Lady Ko
 1987 Tong tian da dao
Michelle Yeung
 1987 Dynamite Fighters
Fok Ming-Ming
 1986 In the Line of Duty
Michelle Yip, HK CID (as Michelle Khan)
 1985 Huang jia shi jie
Inspector Ng
 1984 Mao tou ying yu xiao fei xiang
Miss Yeung
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (37 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Studied Ballet at The Royal Academy in London. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 8 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Michelle Khan | Ziqiong Yang | Chi-King Yeung | Chi-king Yeung

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on playing Aung San Suu Kyi in The Lady (2011)] If there is one thing I learned from this experience it's you need to believe in people, and their ability to grow and to change. You can never give up hope. See more »

Trivia:

Released a single CD in 1993, "Love Quite Like a Comet", from her movie Butterfly and Sword (1993). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
is she muslim? pimpinwithcash12
She is so beautiful... DaoDongHwan
Rudiculous jonnathaniel
The Mummy 3 and Babylon A.D. Red_Flag
HAPPY BRITHDAY MICHELLE YEOH norbert7369
Best 'Bond girl' writemefromtimetotime
Discuss Michelle Yeoh on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page