August 6, 1962 (61)
Michelle Yeoh is a Malaysian actress who rose to fame in 1990s Hong Kong action films and is best known internationally for her roles in the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and the Academy Award-winning martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000). Yeoh is credited as Michelle Khan in her early Hong Kong films.
The film review-aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes ranked her the greatest action heroine of all time in 2008. In 1997, she was chosen by People as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World”, and in 2009 the same magazine listed her as one of the “35 All-Time Screen Beauties”.
In 2018, she starred in Crazy Rich Asians with Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, Gemma Chan, Harry Shum Jr, Ronny Chieng, Chris Pang, Nico Santos, Sonoya Mizuno, Jing Lusi, and Jimmy O Yang. In 2023, she became the first Asian woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Everything Everywhere All at Once, which also stars Ke Huy Quan and Stephanie Hsu.