Michelle Yeoh wins the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance in the sci-fi absurdist comedy Everything Everywhere All At Once. She becomes the second actor from an Asian-American background to win the award following Awkwafina in 2020.
In her acceptance speech, she said, “I remember when I first came to Hollywood. It was a dream come true until I got here, because, look at this face. I came here and was told, ‘You are a minority’. This is also for all the shoulders that I have (stood) on, all who came before me who look like me, and all who are going on this journey with me forward.”
Everything Everywhere All At Once is directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert who are best known for the Daniel Radcliffe-Paul Dano starrer Swiss Army Man. EEAAO is a quirky take on the multiverse concept which also tackles themes like family drama, relationships, and nihilism.
Michelle Yeoh, who originally hails from Malaysia, is best known for films like Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Tomorrow Never Dies, Memoirs of a Geisha, and Crazy Rich Asians. She recently appeared in the Witcher spinoff series The Blood Origin.