Ang Lee Overview

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Born: October 23, 1954

Born and raised in Pingtung, Taiwan, Lee moved to the United States in 1978. After receiving a BFA in theater from the University of Illinois, he went on to New York University to complete an MFA in film production. At NYU, his short film Fine Line won Best Director and Best Film Awards at the NYU Film Festival. He also worked on Spike Lee's acclaimed student film, Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads. Lee spent the next six years working on screenplays, eventually making his... See All


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