3. Michelle Yeoh
Michelle Yeoh was born in the mining town of Ipoh, West Malaysia. She is best known for performing her own stunts in the Hong Kong action films that bought her to fame in the 1990s. She is also best known in the western world for her roles in 1997 James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies and the multiple academy award winning Chinese-language martial arts film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. She was chosen by People as one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World”.