Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian-born Chinese actress famed for starring in such films as 1985's Yes, Madam, 1997's Tomorrow Never Dies, 2000's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and 2010's Reign of Assassins. She is regarded as one of the most successful Asian actresses of her time.
She was married to Hong Kong businessman Dickson Poon from 1988 to 1992. The marriage was childless.
For her role in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, she received a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actress. In 1997, she was included in People magazine's list of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.
For her immense contributions to international culture, in 2007, she was awarded the Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur by the then President of France, Jacques Chirac.
She often performs her own stunts in films.
In 1983, she was crowned winner of the Miss Malaysia beauty pageant.
is a famous Malaysian-Hong Kong actress,
who was born on
August 6, 1963. As a person born on this date, Michelle Yeoh is listed in our database as the 13th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 6) and the 48th most popular for the year (1963).
People born on August 6
fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion.
Michelle Yeoh is the 284th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Michelle Yeoh's birthday, Michelle Yeoh is the 1st most famous Malaysian-Hong.
In general, Michelle Yeoh ranks as the 3329th
most popular famous person of all time.
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