Yasmin Ahmad

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Birthday
7, 1958
Birthplace
Malaysia
Death Date
Jul 25, 2009 (51)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1958
Birthplace
Malaysia
Death Date
Jul 25, 2009 (51)

About

Malaysian film director and scriptwriter who won numerous awards for her work including the award for Best Director at the 2009 Malaysia Film Festival for the film Talentime.

Before Fame

She graduated in arts from Newcastle University in England and worked as a trainee banker in 1982.

Trivia

She also worked as executive creative director at Leo Burnett Kuala Lumpur.

Family Life

She was married to Tan Yew Leong from 2003 until her death in 2009.

Associated With

She suffered a stroke in 2009 while attending a meeting with local artist Siti Nurhaliza.