Michelle Yeoh Makes History as the First Asian Lead Actress Oscar Nom

Michelle Yeoh spread throughout the multiverse in Everything Everywhere All At Once

Everything Everywhere All at Once’s Michelle Yeoh makes Oscar history by being the first Asian actor nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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Everything Everywhere All at Once star Michelle Yeoh has been nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the 95th Academy Awards, marking the first time an Asian lead has been nominated in that category.

The nominations for the 95th Academy Awards were announced on Jan. 24 by actors Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams, with Everything Everywhere All at Once making its presence known across multiple categories. In addition to Best Actress, the 2022 movie received nominations for Best Supporting Actor (Ke Huy Quan), Best Supporting Actress (Jamie Lee Curtis and Stephanie Hsu), Best Original Screenplay, Best Director (The Daniels) and Best Picture.

The 95th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel, will air on ABC on March 12.

Source: Oscars


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