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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 & 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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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)] Our head is still in the film world. Not to put down film in the past, because it's brilliant, I love it. But if we do digital, we ought to do something different, it shouldn't be imitating something else. [2016] See more »

Trivia:

His movies The Wedding Banquet (1993), Eat Drink Man Woman (1994) and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) were Oscar-nominated for "Best Foreign Language Film". Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) won. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently cast actor Sihung Lung as his 'father figure' See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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