Michelle Yeoh

1962 - Today

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Michelle Yeoh Choo-kheng, PSM ( YOH; born 6 August 1962) 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 martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), along with recent international English-language films and series. She was more recently featured in CBS All-Access'/Netflix's Star Trek: Discovery (2017–2020) where she was the captain of the USS Shenzhou and Emperor from the Mirror Universe. She is also currently set to star in a Star Trek spinoff, about Section 31. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michelle Yeoh has received more than 8,378,155 page views. Her biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Michelle Yeoh is the 991st most popular actor (up from 1,201st in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Malaysia (up from 9th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Malaysian Actor.

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  • 8.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 47

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Michelle Yeoh ranks 991 out of 10,030Before her are Lee Remick, Frances Conroy, Lee J. Cobb, Sam Waterston, Diane Lane, and Viola Davis. After her are Laura Gemser, Kirstie Alley, Richard Farnsworth, Scott Adkins, Daryl Hannah, and Michelle Phillips.

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Among people born in 1962, Michelle Yeoh ranks 34Before her are Stephen Chow, Axl Rose, Emilio Estevez, Gabe Newell, Anthony Kiedis, and Carlos Sainz. After her are Milo Đukanović, Felipe Calderón, Christiane F., Ismail Haniyeh, Arnold Vosloo, and Matthew Broderick.

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In Malaysia

Among people born in Malaysia, Michelle Yeoh ranks 7 out of 54Before her are Mahathir Mohamad (1925), Tunku Abdul Rahman (1903), Michael Gough (1916), Abdul Halim of Kedah (1927), Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (1939), and Abdul Razak Hussein (1922). After her are Muhyiddin Yassin (1947), Najib Razak (1953), Hussein Onn (1922), Abdullah of Pahang (1959), Jimmy Choo (1948), and Yusof Ishak (1910).

Among ACTORS In Malaysia

Among actors born in Malaysia, Michelle Yeoh ranks 2Before her are Michael Gough (1916). After her are Claudia Wells (1966), Henry Golding (1987), and Simon Russell Beale (1961).

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