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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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Life of Pi
Fri, May 27 12:04 PM PDT on THMAX (534)
Sense and Sensibility
Sat, May 28 5:00 PM PDT on BYUTV (465)

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

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Life of Pi Director
(2012)
Lust, Caution Director
(2007)
(2005)

Filmography

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 2019 Gemini Man
 2016 Empty Diary (Short)
 2016 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (directed by)
 2012 Life of Pi
 2007 Lust, Caution
 2003 The Hire (Short) (segment "The Chosen")
 2003 Hulk
 2001 Chosen (Short)
 1997 The Ice Storm
 1991 Pushing Hands
 1984 Fine Line (Short)
 1981 Beat the Artist (Short)
 1981 I Love Chinese Food (Short)
 1980 The Runner (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 8 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

An Lee | An Li

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Spouse:

Jane Lin  (2 children)

Children:

Mason Lee

Parents:

Shengl, Lee | Lee, Yang Si-Chuan

Relatives:

Khan Lee (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

On the receiving side, I think the whole world is more ready, with the Internet, with film festivals and DVDs. It used to be a one-way street from West to East: we were receiving and the West was producing. I think we're getting closer and closer. The gap between cultures is getting erased every day. See more »

Trivia:

Directed 5 actors in Oscar nominated performances: Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet, Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Michelle Williams. See more »

Trademark:

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

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