Lee Kang-sheng (b. 1968 in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China) is a Taiwanese actor, film director and screenwriter. He has appeared in all the films of Tsai Ming-liang. His directorial efforts include Missing in 2003 and Help Me Eros in 2007.
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… read more
the funniest thing: http://the-tarpeian-rock.blogspot.com/2009/10/lee-kang-sheng-on-colbert-report.html
He has the perfect face - usually quizzical, with slightly widened eyes that look upon the world with wonder. Would that I could find an actor who had a face like this. Sucks because, after watching so many Tsai films, I've started a screenplay in which only his face works...so far. Damn. Savvy