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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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Known For

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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Show Show Self (87 credits)
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Personal Details

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 | 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:

Everywhere can be home and everywhere is not really home and you have to deal with loneliness and alienation. I'm old enough to realize that eventually you have to deal with loneliness, anyway. I'm happily married, I love my children, but eventually you have to deal with yourself. I trust the elusive world created by movies more than anything else. I'm very happy when I'm making a movie. See more »

Trivia:

Father Sheng Lee died in 2004 at the age of 91. He was the head teacher at Tainan First Senior High School. See more »

Trademark:

High diversity of settings in his films, which pain-stakingly depict various international cultures See more »

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