Michelle Yeoh


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Michelle Yeoh was born in Ipoh, Malaysia. She's the daughter of Janet Yeoh & Kian Teik Yeoh. She's of Hokkien descent, speaking English & Malay before Chinese. A ballet dancer since 4, she moved to London to study at the Royal Academy as a teen After a brief dance career, she won the Miss Malaysia beauty pageant title in & the Miss Moomba beauty ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 7 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

(1997)
Crazy Rich Asians Eleanor Young
(2018)
Kung Fu Panda 2 Soothsayer
(2011)

Filmography

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  American Born Chinese (TV Series) (filming)
Guanyin
- Episode #1.1 ... Guanyin
 2028 Avatar 5 (filming)
Dr. Karina Mogue
 2026 Avatar 4 (filming)
Dr. Karina Mogue
 2023 The Brothers Sun (TV Series) (filming)
Eileen
- Episode #1.8 (2023) ... Eileen
- Episode #1.7 (2023) ... Eileen
- Episode #1.6 (2023) ... Eileen
- Episode #1.5 (2023) ... Eileen
- Episode #1.4 (2023) ... Eileen
 2023 The Tiger's Apprentice (filming)
Mrs. Lee (voice)
 2024 Avatar 3 (post-production)
Dr. Karina Mogue
 2022 The School for Good and Evil (post-production)
Professor Anemone
 2022 The Witcher: Blood Origin (TV Mini Series) (post-production)
Scian
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... Scian
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... Scian
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... Scian
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... Scian
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... Scian
 2022 Avatar: The Way of Water (post-production)
Dr. Karina Mogue
 2022 ARK: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Mei-Yin Li
- Episode #1.14 (2022) ... Mei-Yin Li (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Mei-Yin Li (voice)
 2022 Minions: The Rise of Gru
Master Chow (voice)
 2021 Gunpowder Milkshake
Florence
 2017-2020 Star Trek: Discovery (TV Series)
Emperor Philippa Georgiou / Philippa Georgiou / Emperor Georgiou / ...
- Terra Firma, Part 2 (2020) ... Emperor Philippa Georgiou
- Terra Firma, Part 1 (2020) ... Emperor Philippa Georgiou
- The Sanctuary (2020) ... Emperor Philippa Georgiou
- Scavengers (2020) ... Emperor Philippa Georgiou
- Die Trying (2020) ... Emperor Philippa Georgiou
 2020 Star Trek: Discovery Logs (TV Series short)
Philippa Georgiou
- Personal Log//////Philippa Georgiou (2020) ... Philippa Georgiou (voice)
 2020 Boss Level
Dai Feng
 2019 Last Christmas
Santa
 2018 Star Trek: Short Treks (TV Series short)
Lt. Philippa Georgiou
- The Brightest Star (2018) ... Lt. Philippa Georgiou
 2018 Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy
Tso Ngan Kwan
 2018 Crazy Rich Asians
Eleanor Young
 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Aleta Ogord
 2016 Morgan
Dr. Lui Cheng
 2016 Marco Polo (TV Series)
Lotus
- Whitehorse (2016) ... Lotus
- Lost Crane (2016) ... Lotus
- Serpent's Terms (2016) ... Lotus
- Lullaby (2016) ... Lotus
- Measure Against the Linchpin (2016) ... Lotus
 2015 Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes (TV Movie)
Lotus
 2015 Strike Back (TV Series)
Li-Na / Mei Foster
- Legacy: Part 9 (2015) ... Li-Na
- Legacy: Part 8 (2015) ... Li-Na
- Legacy: Part 7 (2015) ... Li-Na
- Legacy: Part 6 (2015) ... Li-Na
- Legacy: Part 5 (2015) ... Li-Na
 2013 Final Recipe
Julia
 2011 The Lady
Aung San Suu Kyi
 2011 Kung Fu Panda 2
Soothsayer (voice)
 2010 Reign of Assassins
Zeng Jing
 2010 True Legend
Dr. Yu
 2008 Babylon A.D.
Sister Rebeka
 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (Video Game)
Zi Juan (voice)
 2008 The Children of Huang Shi
Mrs. Wang
 2007 Sunshine
Corazon
 2007 Far North
Saiva
 2006 Fearless
Miss Yang (uncredited)
 2005 Memoirs of a Geisha
Mameha
 2004 Silver Hawk
Silver Hawk / Lulu
 2003 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Video Game)
Yu Shu Lien
 2002 The Touch
Pak Yin Fay
 2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Yu Shu Lien
 1999 Moonlight Express
Michelle
 1997 Tomorrow Never Dies
Wai Lin
 1997 The Soong Sisters
Soong Ai-ling / Madam Kung (as Michelle Khan)
 1996 The Stunt Woman
Ah Kam
 1994 Wonder Seven
Ying
 1994 Wing Chun
Yim Wing Chun
 1993 Tai Chi Master
Siu Lin
 1993 Supercop 2
Jessica Yang
 1993 Heroic Trio 2: 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
 1992 Supercop
Insp. Jessica Yang - Director of INTERPOL (as Michelle Khan)
 1987 Easy Money
Michelle Yeung Ling
 1987 Dynamite Fighters
Fok Ming-Ming
 1986 Royal Warriors
Michelle Yip, HK CID (as Michelle Khan)
 1985 Yes, Madam!
Inspector Ng
 1985 Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars
Judo Instructor
 1984 The Owl vs. Bumbo
Miss Yeung
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 9 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram

Alternate Names:

Michelle Khan | Ziqiong Yang | Chi-King Yeung

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Dickson Poon  (divorced)

Children:

None

Parents:

Yeoh, Janet | Yeoh Kian Teik
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Is known to have full contact stunt fighting style. For the fight scene in the bicycle shop in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), the producers had to call in Jackie Chan's stunt team because none of the stuntmen wanted to do the scene with her, due to her intense skill-set. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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