Michelle Yeoh

Michelle Yeoh 1st Asian nominated for Oscars Best Actress category

eAwaz Entertainment

LA – Malaysian star Michelle Yeoh, 60, has created history as she becomes the first Asian to be nominated in the Best Actress category at the Academy Awards.  In an interview to Daily Mail, she said, “It’s overwhelming and you are like thank you for seeing us, seeing people that look like me, so it’s about time.” She also won earlier a Golden Globe.