Michelle Yeoh said winning the Oscar would be for the “all Asian community”.

Michelle Yeoh said winning the Oscar would be for the “all Asian community”.

Michelle Yeoh’s Oscar win, if it happens, would be epochal. not only for All at once actress, but for all Asians according to Yeoh.

The 60-year-old became the first Malaysian to receive an Oscar nomination in any category, having been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. Yeoh won both a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

year All at onceshe plays Evelyn Wang, a Chinese-American immigrant who turns out to be the film’s unlikely heroine.

talk to BBC Yeoh said, “You want to have that seat at the table so you can be seen and heard. All I’m asking for is the privilege of competing.”

“I know very well that I cannot be recognized as an actress. It’s the whole community of Asians coming forward and saying, “You have to do this for us.”

“Asians don’t show much emotion. I think it might be a misconception that we don’t need our conversations, which is not true. How we tell a story changes. “Audiences want Hollywood to portray the global community.”

Michelle Yeoh Choo Kheng rose to fame in the 1990s after starring in a string of Hong Kong action films. His first Western role was in a James Bond film Tomorrow never dieswhere he played a Chinese spy alongside Pierce Brosnan.

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