Malaysian-born Michelle Yeoh is the most popular and highest paid female action star.
She is known for roles that combine both glamour and toughness
- She plays a clever Chinese secret agent - a match in both brains and brawn for Bond in the James Bond Movie Tomorrow Never Dies
- In 2009, she was listed by People magazine – as the only Asian actress – as one of the "35 All-Time Screen Beauties
- Her most popular films include The Mummy 3: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008), Reign of Assassins (2010),The Lady (2011)