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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 98 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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Other Works:

Directed short film "Chosen" for bmwfilms.com - Internet and DVD for BMW (2001) 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:

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

Trivia:

Father Sheng Lee died in 2004 at the age of 91. He was the head teacher at Tainan First Senior High School. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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