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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 99 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Was interviewed in "Talking Movies" (2006). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

An Lee | An Li

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

American films are less American every day, because you have to please a world audience. There's less authenticity, so it's more accessible. See more »

Trivia:

Had planned on changing to a career in Computer Science when his film career stalled, but his wife encouraged him to stick with it. See more »

Trademark:

Often depicts characters with conflicting feelings about their sexuality or their gender roles See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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