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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, 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 dance career, she won the Miss Malaysia beauty pageant title in her native country and the... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 7 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)
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The reason why I decided to wait two years after the Bond movie, and to work with Ang Lee in a martial arts movie, is because I really believe that this genre deserves more respect and dignity than it's ever been given. Before, people saw it as a fairy tale; they felt they could take it easy. But it shouldn't be about that. It's so steeped in our culture, it should have more depth to it. It's ... See more »

Trivia:

Has a Bachelor's Degree in Dance from the Royal Academy of Dance (London, England). See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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