The famous actress we know as Michelle Yeoh, Yeoh Choo Kheng was born into a wealthy family. Michelle Yeoh's mother was a lawyer and her father was a politician. Growing up in an English-speaking family helped Michelle Yeoh build a successful career. Michelle Yeoh, who studied ballet from the age of four, moved to the UK with her family at the age of 15 and continued her ballet education at the highest level.
Michelle Yeoh, whose ballet career ended due to an injury, continued to study creative arts and acting. Michelle Yeoh, who was selected as Miss Malaysia at the national beauty pageant at the age of 20, represented her country at Miss World 1983 held in London. An acting career awaited her now, and her first on-camera experience was in a commercial with Jackie Chan. Michelle Yeoh, who had no martial arts training in her life, adapted her dance talent to become an actress who appeared in martial art movies.
Michelle Yeoh, who took part in many martial arts movies in the early years of her career, preferred to act herself instead of a stunt double in most of the scenes, and she always showed her talent. Michelle Yeoh, who crossed paths with Jackie Chan several times in her acting career, became a world-renowned actress with the 1997 James Bond movie she starred in. After taking part in many successful productions, Michelle Yeoh has included legendary movies such as “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” as well as successful TV series projects in her career. Michelle Yeoh, who is also a part of the Marvel Universe, was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress for her performance in the 2022 movie “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, making her the first Asian actress in Oscar history to achieve this feat. Michelle Yeoh, who also managed to win a Golden Globe with this performance, broke new ground by winning the Academy Award for Best Actress at the 95th Academy Awards.
Notes from Michelle Yeoh's career
Released in 1984, “The Owl vs. Bumbo” was Michelle Yeoh's feature film debut.
1985's “Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars” was the first of many movies starring Michelle Yeoh with Jackie Chan.
Michelle Yeoh, who became famous with her martial arts movies, has made a difference by adding art and aesthetics to the fight scenes she takes part in, with her ability to adapt her dancing skills to fight scenes, although she did not receive martial arts training.
Michelle Yeoh, who starred with Jackie Chan in the 1992 movie "Supercop”, took over the lead role in the sequel "Supercop 2”, which was released in 1993.