Ang Lee

Film Director / Screenwriter / Writer / Film Producer | * 10/23/1954 (67) | Chaojhou, Pingtung (Taiwan)
Ang Lee (Chinese: 李安; pinyin: Lǐ Ān; born 23 October 1954) is a Taiwanese filmmaker. Born in the Pingtung County of southern Taiwan, Lee was educated in Taiwan and later in the United States. During his filmmaking career he has received international critical and popular acclaim and a range of accolades. Lee's early successes included Pushing Hands (1991), The Wedding Banquet (1993), and Eat Drink Man Woman (1994), which explored the relationships and conflicts between tradition and modernity, Eastern and Western; the three films are informally known as the "Father Knows Best" trilogy. The films were critically successful both in his native Taiwan and internationally. His first entirely English-language film was Sense and Sensibility (1995), for which he received critical praise and a number of accolades. He went on to direct films in a broad range of genres, including the drama ()
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Ang Lee is a Taiwanese American film director. Lee has directed a diverse set of films such as Eat Drink Man Woman (1994), Sense and Sensibility (1995), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), Hulk (2003), and Brokeback Mountain (2005), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Ang Lee

Hong Kong Film Award for Best Director Chevalier Des Arts Et Des Lettres Directors Guild of America Awards 2x Academy Award for Best Director 2x Golden Horse Award for Best Director Golden Globe Award for Best Director BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language BAFTA Award for Best Direction Golden Lion 2x Golden Bear Order of Brilliant Star Aaas Fellow National Board of Review Award for Best Film Knight of The Legion of Honour 3x Academy Award for Best Director 2x Academy Award for Best Picture Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama 2x European Film Award for Best Non-European Film

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Movies with Ang Lee as Actor(13)

TV Shows/Series with Ang Lee as Actor(2)

Movies with Ang Lee as Crew(32)

Directing/Director2021 Thrilla in Manila
Directing/Director2019 Gemini Man
Directing/Director2016 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Production/Producer2016 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Directing/Director2012 Life of Pi
Production/Producer2012 Life of Pi
Directing/Director2009 Taking Woodstock
Production/Producer2009 Taking Woodstock
Directing/Director2007 Lust, Caution
Production/Producer2007 Lust, Caution
Directing/Director2005 Brokeback Mountain
Directing/Director2003 The Hire
Directing/Director2003 Hulk
Directing/Director2001 Chosen
Directing/Director2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Production/Producer2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Directing/Director1999 Ride with the Devil
Directing/Director1997 The Ice Storm
Production/Producer1997 The Ice Storm
Directing/Director1995 Sense and Sensibility
Production/Producer1995 Siao Yu
Writing/Writer1995 Siao Yu
Directing/Director1994 Eat Drink Man Woman
Writing/Screenplay1994 Eat Drink Man Woman
Directing/Director1993 The Wedding Banquet
Production/Producer1993 The Wedding Banquet
Writing/Screenplay1993 The Wedding Banquet
Directing/Director1991 Pushing Hands
Editing/Editor1991 Pushing Hands
Production/Executive Producer1991 Pushing Hands
Writing/Writer1991 Pushing Hands
Directing/Director1984 Fine Line

Full Name: Ang Ān Li
Citizenship: Taiwan
Born: Saturday, 10/23 1954 (October) in Chaojhou, Pingtung (Taiwan) (current age: 67 years + 36 days)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: New York University Tisch School of the Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, National Taiwan University of Arts
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Spouses (current/former): Jane Lin
Children: Mason Lee, Haan Lee
Siblings: Gang Lee
Father: Lee Sheng
Other names for Ang Lee (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Ανγκ Λι"
Ang Lee frequently works together with these people:
James Schamus (22x, Crew)
Tim Squyres (14x, Crew)
Eugene Gearty (10x, Crew)
Avy Kaufman (9x, Crew)
Philip Stockton (8x, Crew)
Drew Kunin (7x, Crew)
Arthur Dong (5x, Crew)
Li-Kong Hsu (5x, Crew)
Mychael Danna (5x, Crew)
Ted Hope (5x, Crew)
Stephen Colbert (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3559, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/31/2021