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Born in 1954 in Pingtung, Taiwan, Ang Lee has become one of today's greatest contemporary filmmakers. Ang graduated from the National Taiwan College of Arts in 1975 and then came to the U.S. to receive a B.F.A. Degree in Theatre/Theater Direction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Masters Degree in Film Production at New York... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 103 wins & 78 nominations. See more awards »

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Directed short film "Chosen" for - Internet and DVD for BMW (2001) See more »

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1 Portrayal | 7 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

An Lee | An Li


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Every movie I make. That's my hideout, the place I don't quite understand, but feel most at home. See more »


Earned his Masters Degree in Fine Arts from New York University. See more »


Spectacular, CGI-ladden action scene in service of psychological, intimate drama See more »

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