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Overview (3)

Born in Taipei, Taiwan
Birth NameYi-Bin Lin
Height 5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Justin Lin is a Taiwanese-American film director whose films have grossed $2 billion worldwide. He is best known for his work on Better Luck Tomorrow, The Fast and the Furious 3-6 and Star Trek Beyond. He is also known for his work on television shows like Community and the second season of True Detective. Lin was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cypress, California, in Orange County. He attended Cypress High School and University of California, San Diego for two years before transferring to UCLA, where he earned a B.A. in Film & Television and a MFA in Film Directing & Production from the UCLA film school.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: omermertcanbolat

Family (3)

Children Oqwe Lin
Parents Frank Lin
Relatives Jimmy Lin (sibling)

Trade Mark (4)

Adept with ensemble casts.
Family is a recurring theme in his films.
Frequently works with actor Sung Kang.
High-speed chase scenes.

Trivia (7)

Attended and graduated from Cypress High School in Cypress, California.
Filmed Better Luck Tomorrow (2002) at his own high school alma mater.
Chosen by Goldsea Asian American Daily as one of the "100 Most Inspiring Asian Americans of All Time" (ranked #70).
Received his Bachelor of Arts degree and his Master of Fine Arts degree from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.
Is the only director to have directed both a Fast & Furious film and a Star Trek film.
Is a huge fan of Star Trek (1966).
Is a huge fan of basketball.

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