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When Yeoh first read the script for Everything Everywhere All at Once, she gave a big sigh of relief: Finally, here was a film that put a middle-aged mother in the role of action hero. She spoke with Tonya Mosley about her path from dancer to martial artist to leading lady, as well as joining the boys' club of stunt work.
Actress Michelle Yeoh (“Yo”). She’s been called Asia’s foremost female action star. She’s the lead in Ang Lee’s “Crouching Tiger, Killing Dragon.” Yeow has starred in many films including “Supercop” with Jackie Chan and the 007 thriller “Tomorrow Never Dies.” Yeow is also a film producer. She is a native of Ipoh, Malaysia, and in fact was once Miss Malaysia.