Michelle Yeoh Didn't Set Out to Be a Star. She Just Stayed True to What She Believed In

The Everything Everywhere All at Once and American Born Chinese star discusses her start in action films when there was no blueprint for women to follow

Attend Convergent TV Summit West, Oct. 11–12 in LA, to learn new strategies to navigate the evolving media landscape. Sign up for free.

Michelle Yeoh wasn’t trying to become a martial arts movie star. Or an international film star. Or a trailblazer for the next generation of action stars.

AW+

WORK SMARTER - LEARN, GROW AND BE INSPIRED.

Subscribe today!

To Read the Full Story Become an Adweek+ Subscriber

View Subscription Options

Already a member? Sign in

Adweek magazine cover
Click for more from this issue

This story first appeared in the July 11, 2022, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.