Michelle Yeoh Overview

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Born: August 06, 1962

Born in the mining town of Ipoh, Malaysia, Yeoh earned an international standing as a teenage athlete. She was inspired by Fame (1980) and her passion for ballet to enroll in the Royal Academy of Dance in London where she attained an Advanced Level degree. Eventually she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Arts in England. Yeoh returned to Malaysia in 1983 when a back injury ended her dancing career. There she was eventually crowned Miss Malaysia, as well as 'Miss Mooba' in... See All


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