Lee Daniels
Lee Daniels
2 Nominations
Role Director, Producer
Born December 24, 1959
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Lee Daniels is an American director and producer. For his breakthrough film Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire, Daniels became the first African-American to direct a Best Picture nominated film, as well as the first African-American nominated for Best Director.


82nd Academy Awards, 2009
Best DirectorPrecious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Best PicturePrecious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire (shared with Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness)

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