How Michelle Yeoh is going strong in Hollywood

Michelle Yeoh credits luck and tenacity for her success.
Michelle Yeoh credits luck and tenacity for her success. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

The Malaysian actress, known for headlining action films, hams it up for Last Christmas

The Ipoh-born actress cut her teeth on Hong Kong action flicks and became an international name with the Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) and martial-arts hit Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000).

But as her peers faded from view, she revived her career with a scene-stealing role in the comedy Crazy Rich Asians (2018) and Star Trek: Discovery (2017 to present).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 02, 2019, with the headline 'How Michelle Yeoh is going strong in Hollywood'. Print Edition | Subscribe