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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 »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Noodle Man (pre-production) (rumored)
 2015 Strike Back (TV Series)
Mei Foster / Li-Na
- Episode #5.7 (2015) ... Mei Foster
- Episode #5.6 (2015) ... Mei Foster
- Episode #5.5 (2015) ... Li-Na
- Episode #5.4 (2015) ... Mei Foster
- Episode #5.3 (2015) ... Mei Foster
 2013 Final Recipe
 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
 2007 Sunshine
 2006 Fearless
Miss Yang (uncredited)
 2004 Silver Hawk
Silver Hawk / Lulu
 2002 The Touch
Pak Yin Fay
 1999 Moonlight Express
 1997 The Soong Sisters
Soong Ai-ling / Madam Kung (as Michelle Khan)
 1996 A Jin de gu shi
Ah Kam
 1994 7 jin gong
 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 Ling
 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
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Studied Ballet at The Royal Academy in London. See more »

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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


5' 4" (1.63 m)

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In Asia, we constantly play Koreans, Malay, Chinese. We do not question that, as you do not question an Englishman playing an American or a German. See more »


Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. See more »

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