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Justin Lin

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 (2002), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), Fast & Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), F9 (2021), and Star Trek Beyond (2016). 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.


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Born:
Oct 1, 1971 In Taipei, Taiwan
Movie/TV Credits:
6
First Appeared:
In the movie Better Luck Tomorrow 2002-01-12
Latest Project:
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek 2016-08-14
Known For
Poster of 50 Years of Star Trek
Poster of Geeking Out
Poster of Hollywood Chinese
Poster of Masters of the Pillow
Filmography
Series Geeking Out Himself 2016-07-24
Movie 50 Years of Star Trek himself 2016-08-14
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015-09-08
Movie Hollywood Chinese Himself 2007-03-18
Movie Masters of the Pillow Unknown 2003-11-04
Movie Better Luck Tomorrow Jock (Uncredited) 2002-01-12