Michelle Yeoh, Star Trek: Discovery's Captain Georgiou, is an internationally respected actress and action star. Born in Malaysia, she is best known for performances in the films Tomorrow Never Dies and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the former a James Bond adventure and the latter director Ang Lee's Oscar-winning martial arts epic. 

Yeoh's early films in Hong Kong include Yes, Madam (1985), Police Story 3 (1992) and The Tai Chi Master (1994), while her other film and television credits include Sunshine, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Memoirs of a Geisha, Kung Fu Panda 2, Strike Back, Mechanic: Resurrection, Morgan, Marco Polo and the upcoming animated feature, Blazing Samurai. She has also produced several film projects, including The Touch, Silver Hawk, the documentary Pad Yatra: A Green Odyssey, and Final Recipe.