Michelle Yeoh becomes the second racialized woman to win the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar in 95-year history

Michelle Yeoh, the first Asian woman to win an Oscar
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Michelle Yeoh, the first Asian woman to win an Oscar

With her work in »Everything Everywhere All at Once», Michelle Yeoh won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Michelle Yeoh on the red carpet at the 95th Oscar Awards
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Michelle Yeoh on the red carpet at the 95th Oscar Awards

The actress, who became the first Asian performer to win the award, beat the great favorite Cate Blanchett and the Spanish-Cuban Ana de Armas, nominated for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in »Blonde».

The film has emerged as the top winner of the night
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The film has emerged as the top winner of the night

At the 95th Academy Awards gala, »Everything Everywhere All at Once» was the big winner, winning 7 of the 11 awards for which it was nominated.

 Michelle Yeoh ‘’Everything Everywhere All at Once’’
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Michelle Yeoh ‘’Everything Everywhere All at Once’’

Yeoh won in a category in which, in addition to Ana de Armas and Cate Blanchett, Andrea Riseborough and Michelle Williams were also nominated.

The actress had accumulated a long list of awards and nominations
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The actress had accumulated a long list of awards and nominations

Michelle Yeoh, who also won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy and Best Actress at the Screen Actors Guild and Independent Spirit Awards, has won the Oscar on the first occasion she was nominated.

He faced very talented actresses
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He faced very talented actresses

For Ana de Armas this was her first Hollywood Academy Award nomination.

Michelle Yeoh has made history
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Michelle Yeoh has made history

A nomination she achieved thanks to her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in »Blonde», the controversial film centered on the figure of Marilyn Monroe directed by Andrew Dominik. For this role the Spanish-Cuban actress was also nominated for the Golden Globes, but the award went to Blanchett.

The film starring the actress was the winner of the night
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The film starring the actress was the winner of the night

»Everything Everywhere All At Once» has won the award for best film. »Everything Everywhere All At Once» has been the film that has arrived with more awards to the Oscar Awards gala.

The winning film at the Oscars came in as the most awarded film of the year
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The winning film at the Oscars came in as the most awarded film of the year

Before the most famous film awards began, the film had won 158 awards. Now, after winning 7 Oscars: Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Director, Best Actress in a Leading Role and Best Picture, it has a total of 165 awards.