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Lee Daniels gave his parents an early Christmas present when he entered the world on December 24, 1959; unfortunately, the Philadelphia native was to have a difficult relationship with his police officer father who later reacted violently to his son's sexuality. Despite the brutality of his childhood, Lee completed high school and attended ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Precious
Precious Producer
(2009)
The Butler
The Butler Producer
(2013)
The Paperboy
The Paperboy Writer
(2012)
Empire
Empire Writer
(2015-2018)

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  Empire (TV Series) (created by - 66 episodes, 2015 - 2018) (written by - 2 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Episode #4.18 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.17 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.16 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.15 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.14 (2018) ... (creator)
  Star (TV Series) (created by - 25 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (written by - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017)
- Forward (E)Motion (2018) ... (creator)
- Dreamers (2018) ... (creator)
- Take It to Church (2018) ... (creator)
- Rise from the Ashes (2018) ... (creator)
- Climax (2017) ... (creator)
 2012 The Paperboy (screenplay by)
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3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was always intrigued with European cinema, and hated most American cinema. I didn't like the one, two, three-boom! style, with a neat and tidy ending. That was never my scene. See more »

Trivia:

Has one younger brother and three sisters. See more »

Trademark:

Often casts musicians

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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