Ang Lee (I)


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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 & 96 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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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 | 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:

Before I made Hulk (2003), there was no comic book-genre. I borrowed from '70s Italian horror films and mixed a little science-fiction, plus action, and made a psychodrama. Unfortunately, right before it there was a movie called Spider-Man (2002), which established the genre - and my movie wasn't it. Hulk was very ambitious. If you take some of the best CGI shots, they're as good as any movie now... See more »

Trivia:

While attending NYU, worked on Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads (1983), Spike Lee's well-renowned student film. See more »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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