Jeong Yoon-soo

Credits: Samaria, Love Now, My Girl and I BIRTHDATE| 11/30/1961

Jim McKay

Jim McKay
Originally intending to be an English teacher, Jim McKay moved instead into the realm of documentaries, music videos and public service spots. This eventually led to features and the release of "Girls Town" (1996), his first effort as a director and co-scenarist which won both the Filmmakers Trophy and a Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. The story of four friends who think their...

Joie Lee

Actress and screenwriter who projects a prickly and independent intelligence on screen. The sister of Spike Lee, Joie (pronounced zhwa) Lee made her film acting debut in her brother's "She's Gotta Have It" (1986) and has appeared in all of his films to date (as his sister in "Do the Right Thing" 1989 and as a romantic lead in "Mo' Better Blues" 1990). She was also featured in the independent...

Joseph B Vasquez

This young filmmaker worked his way up from freelance cameraman to editor before making "Street Story" (1988), the gang-themed "Bronx Wars" (1989), and the semi-autobiographical "Hangin' With the Homeboys" (1991). An exhilarating, buddies-on-the-town comedy in the tradition of "American Graffiti" and "Diner" and slice-of-life character study of four friends--two black and two Hispanic--the film...

Lee Sung-gang

Credits: Cheonnyeon-yeou, Yeoubi BIRTHDATE| 11/30/1961

Leon "Leon" Robinson

Leon "Leon" Robinson
A charismatic African-American actor of TV and film, Leon was billed as Leon Robinson when he made his professional debut on the "CBS Afternoon Playhouse" production "Journey to Survival" in 1981. He became a part of popular music history when he was cast as the martyred Southern black saint in Madonna's controversial 1989 music video "Like a Prayer". Leon first made an impression on movie...

Michael John LaChiusa

A perfect example of an overnight sensation twenty years in the making, Michael John LaChiusa roared into the theater public's consciousness during the 1999-2000 season, grabbing four Tony nominations (for the books and scores of "Marie Christine" and "The Wild Party") and joining Susan Stroman (with nods for directing and choreographing "Contact" and "Kiss Me Kate") as the first quadruple...