Lee Kang-sheng at the 2007 World Film Festival of Bangkok.
October 21, 1968|
|Occupation||Film actor, director, screenwriter|
Lee Kang-sheng (Chinese: 李康生; pinyin: Lǐ Kāngshēng) (born 21 October 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. He also appears in Tsai Ming-liang's award-winning film No No Sleep (2015), in a series of statically filmed urban scenes without dialogue.
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.
|1989||All the Corners of the World||Ah-tong (television)|
|1992||Rebels of the Neon God||Hsiao-kang|
|1996||A Drifting Life|
|1998||The Hole||The Man Upstairs|
|2001||What Time Is It There?||Hsiao-kang|
|2002||A Way We Go||Ah Hui|
|2002||The Skywalk Is Gone||Hsiao-kang|
|2003||Goodbye, Dragon Inn||Projectionist|
|2005||The Wayward Cloud||Hsiao-kang|
|2006||I Don't Want to Sleep Alone||Hsiao-kang|
|2007||Help Me Eros||Ah Jie|
|2009||Face||Kang, the director|
|2015||No No Sleep|
|2016||The Tenants Downstairs||Prof Kuo Li|
|2007||Help Me Eros||Won special jury award at 2007 World Film Festival of Bangkok|
- Lee Kang-sheng on IMDb
- Lee Kang-sheng at AllMovie
- Lee Kang-sheng at Rotten Tomatoes
- The Missing: An Interview with Lee Kang-sheng at Senses of Cinema
- The Unprofessional: An Interview with Lee Kang-sheng at UCLA Asia Institute
- Conversation with Tsai Ming-liang and Lee Kang-sheng at Asia Society
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