| October 21, 1968 (age 47)
Taipei, Taiwan (1968-10-21) |
Film actor, director, screenwriter
Asian Film Award for Best Actor
Stray Dogs, Help Me Eros, The Wayward Cloud, Vive L'Amour, Rebels of the Neon God
Tsai Ming‑liang, Chen Shiang‑chyi, Lu Yi‑ching, Ivy Yin, Lin Cheng‑sheng
Lee Kang-sheng Wikipedia
Lee Kang-sheng (Chinese: 李康生; pinyin: Lǐ Kāngshēng) (born October 21, 1968) is a Taiwanese actor, film director, and screenwriter. He has appeared in all of Tsai Ming-liang's feature films. Lee's directorial efforts include The Missing in 2003 and Help Me Eros in 2007.
In 1989, Lee was working at an arcade when he was asked by Tsai Ming-liang to act in his TV film, All the Corners of the World. This started a working relationship that has lasted 20 years, and Tsai said that he would never make another movie without Lee.
Lee has received recognition for his acting, winning the Best Actor Award at the 2002 Cinemanila International Film Festival for What Time Is It There? He was nominated for a Golden Horse Award in 1994 for Vive L'Amour.
Lee won several awards with his directorial debut, The Missing. At the 2004 Rotterdam International Film Festival, he won the KNF Award, the NETPAC Award, and the Tiger Award. The film also won the New Currents Award at the 2004 Pusan International Film Festival, a special mention at the Ljubljana International Film Festival, and the City of Athens Award at the Athens International Film Festival.
His second directorial effort, Help Me Eros in 2007, was nominated for a Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. It won a special jury award at the 2007 World Film Festival of Bangkok.