Michelle Yeoh makes Malaysia proud being the first Asian to win The Oscar

LOS ANGELES: Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh has made Malaysia proud again as she won the Oscar as the best actress in a leading role in the comedy-drama film Everything Everywhere All at Once, which also won the best picture award at the 95th Academy Awards.


The Ipoh born Yeoh is also the first actress of Southeast Asian descent to win the prestigious award.

The Oscar adds to Yeoh’s recent winning streak for the same film including the Golden Globe Awards in early January as the Best Actress in A Musical of Comedy Motion Picture, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards in early February for the best performance by a female actor in a leading role and the most recent the Spirit Awards for her best lead performance. 

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