International icon Michelle Yeoh won the Academy Award for Best Actress on Sunday night her name was etched in history. She became one of the few Asian woman to receive the coveted Oscar in the past, and the second nominee within 95 years.
However, did she merit to be recognized? The other candidate was Cate Blanchett, who voted for Tar.
While she may not be the same awe-inspiring as her Asian colleague, Michelle Yeoh, but Merle Oberon was an incredibly successful Hollywood celebrity who made history. Oberon was the first Asian American actress to receive the Academy Award nomination. Despite her multi-racial background, she said she was white.
The actress began her career as an additional in British films before securing a role as Anne Boleyn in 1933’s The Private Life of Henry VIII The first British film that attracted international viewers. Alexander Korda, a Hungarian director born in Hungary, hired her and she was able to perform a number of characters.
In fact, having a romantic relationship and a relationship with prince Philip (the the husband of Queen Elizabeth II) was a typical thing. To avoid the ire of her enemies, she kept the details of her South Asian heritage a secret and dressed herself in white. When she passed away in 1979, she was a deadbeat. After her death that the world was aware of her identity.
Vivien was a famous actress on silverscreen. While she gained fame for her charisma as well as her beauty, she also suffered from depression. Leigh was first diagnosed as suffering from tuberculosis at the beginning in the 1940s.
The tragic tale of her personal life is revealed as horrifying details about an artist who struggled to keep her sanity. Bipolar disorder was a characteristic part of her public identity.
She also struggled with a harrowing relationship with her husband Laurence Olivier. They were married for seven years prior to their split in 1960.
Leigh was a star actor on stage, but her films didn’t fare as well in America. In the early 1940s Leigh was caught up in a cycle of flops as well as suffering her first breakdown of mental health.
Her mental disorders were resulted from the trauma that she suffered after the first time she miscarried. The miscarriage that she suffered the first time, and which was filmed by Caesar and Cleopatra at the time of her death in 1945, is what historians consider to be her initial break-up in mental state.
First time in its history dating back to the year 95 in its history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has awarded an Oscar to an Asian actor. Michelle Yeoh was awarded the highest award for her work in Everything Everywhere At Once. This sci-fi comedy centers around a Chinese American laundry owner who finds herself in through a complex of multiverses to escape the terrifying threat.
Yeoh, who was born in Malaysia she began her ballet lessons as a young girl and then moved to London after she turned 15 to attend the Royal Academy of Dance. Her dance career was ended when she suffered an injury to her back.
She had her first appearance on the camera in a commercial featuring Jackie Chan, a martial artist who is a cult. It led to her signing being offered an acting job at D&B Films Hong Kong. Though she initially was called “Michelle Khan” however, she decided to go by her actual name. Her appearances in local 1980s movies prior to establishing herself with her leading role in The Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
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