Michelle Yeoh Becomes 1st-Ever Asian Nominee For Best Actress At The Oscars

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The Ipoh-born Malaysian actress has being receiving praise from Asians everywhere.

By - 25 Jan 2023, 12:39 pm

Michelle Yeoh Is The 1st Malaysian Nominated For Best Actress At The Oscars

Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh is smashing the glass ceiling, one award at a time.

After bagging the Best Actress award at the Golden Globes, Yeoh is now the first Asian ever nominated for Best Actress at the Oscars.

The film Yeoh starred in, Everything Everywhere All At Once, has also received a total of 11 nominations, the most for a single film.

Furthermore, her co-stars, Ke Huy Quan and Stephanie Hsu, have both been nominated for Best Actor and Actress in a Supporting Role respectively.

Yeoh makes history for the Asian community

Yeoh has been receiving award after award for her incredible performance in the sci-fi indie film Everything Everywhere All At Once. According to Deadline, it became indie entertainment company A24’s highest grossing film ever.

This time, however, Yeoh has become the first Asian nominated for Best Actress in the Academy Awards’ 95 years of history.

In an interview with

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