Lee Daniels

Birth Name: 
Lee Louis Daniels
Thursday, December 24, 1959
Birth Place: 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
5' 10½"

Lee Louis Daniels (born December 24, 1959) is an American actor, film producer, and director. He produced Monster's Ball and directed the film Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire, which received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Director; the film won two of the awards.


Alex Pettyfer Joines The Butler

Given the size of the cast he’s sorting out for his next project, The Butler, Precious director Lee Daniels will need to hire extra craft services and support personnel. They’ll all be taking care of one more person, as Alex Pettyfer has signed on.... Read more

Lee Daniels Finds his Martin Luther King

Precious director Lee Daniels has been looking for an man to play civil rights leader Martin Luther King in Selma, the tale of historic marches organised by Dr King in 1965. And now he’s found him in British actor David Oyelowo.... Read more

Lee Daniels on march to ‘Selma’

Helmer Lee Daniels is in advanced negotiations to direct "Selma," which will trace the historic 1965 march in the Alabama town that marked the political and emotional peak of the civil rights movement.... Read more



An aging assassin (Helen Mirren)( who is dieing from illness) and her adopted son/protégé (Cuba Gooding Jr.) are hired by a ruthless criminal ringleader (Stephen Dorff) to kill his wife (Vanessa Ferlito). The two killers find their target and discover her to be in the late stages of pregnancy.... Read more