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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 101 wins & 94 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Lust, Caution
Lust, Caution Director
(2007)
Life of Pi
Life of Pi Director
(2012)
Sense and Sensibility
(1995)

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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 | 8 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:

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:

To date, only one of three people to have won the Best Director Oscar more than once without any of those films having won the Oscar for Best Picture. His two wins are for Brokeback Mountain (2005) and Life of Pi (2012). The other two individuals are Frank Borzage for directing 7th Heaven (1927) and Bad Girl (1931), and George Stevens for directing A Place in the Sun (1951) and Giant (1956). See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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