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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 96 wins & 92 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Life of Pi
Life of Pi Director
(2012)
Brokeback Mountain
(2005)
Hulk
Hulk Director
(2003)

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Other Works:

Was interviewed in an episode of "Talking Movies" about the 2006 Oscars. The other interviewees were Bennett Miller and Philip Seymour Hoffman. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

An Lee | An Li

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I think you look like a fool as a director when you talk too much about what the actors are doing. You want them to listen to you, but personally speaking, I don't want them to just follow everything I say without processing it. This is a problem for Asian actors. They are so polite, and they've been trained to smile and nod and agree with everything someone in power tells them. I'm not looking ... See more »

Trivia:

While attending NYU, worked on Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads (1983), Spike Lee's well-renowned student film. See more »

Trademark:

Outdoor settings See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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