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Lee Daniels (I)

Writer | Producer | Director

Lee Daniels gave his parents an early Christmas present when he entered the world on December 24, 1959; unfortunately, the Philadelphia native was to have a difficult relationship with his police ... read full biography
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Dec 24, 1959 (age 58) | 5' 10½" (1.79m)
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92 titles
Projects in Development (9 titles) Budget Status
Anna in the Tropics
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Billie
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Demon House
Director Director   See fewer
Optioned
East of Hope
(TV Movie) - Executive Producer Executive Producer   See fewer
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Iced
Director, Producer Director, Producer   See fewer
Development Unknown
Terms of Endearment
Director, Producer Director, Producer   See fewer
Optioned
The Queen
Director (rumored), Producer Director (rumored), Producer   See fewer
Optioned
Untitled Ms. Pat Project
(TV Movie) - Executive Producer Executive Producer   See fewer
Script
Victory
(TV Movie) - Executive Producer Executive Producer   See fewer
Script
Films in Production (1 title) Budget Status
BlackBox: Saturation of the Implication (2018)
Grateful Acknowledgment Grateful Acknowledgment   See fewer
$900K
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Television in Production (1 title) Episodes Status
Empire (2018)
(TV Series) - Director (1 episode, 2018) Director (1 episode, 2018)   See fewer
Episode #5.1 (Sep 26, 2018) Season 5, Episode 1 - Director Director   See fewer
1
Released
Past Television (3 titles) Episodes
Empire (2015–2018)
(TV Series) - Writer (created by) (66 episodes, 2015), Executive Producer (33 episodes, 2015), Director (3 episodes, 2015), Writer (2 episodes, 2015), Lee Daniels (1 episode, 2015) Writer (created by) (66 episodes, 2015), Executive Producer (33 episodes, 2015), Director (3 episodes, 2015), Writer (2 episodes, 2015), Lee Daniels (1 episode, 2015)   See fewer
The Empire Unpossess'd (May 23, 2018) Season 4, Episode 18 - Writer (created by) Writer (created by)   See fewer
66
Star (2016–2018)
(TV Series) - Writer (created by) (30 episodes, 2016), Director (3 episodes, 2016), Executive Producer (3 episodes, 2017), Writer (2 episodes, 2016), Video Director (1 episode, 2017) Writer (created by) (30 episodes, 2016), Director (3 episodes, 2016), Executive Producer (3 episodes, 2017), Writer (2 episodes, 2016), Video Director (1 episode, 2017)   See fewer
Thirty Days to Famous (May 23, 2018) Season 2, Episode 18 - Writer (created by) Writer (created by)   See fewer
30
Culture Clash (2018)
(TV Movie) - Executive Producer Executive Producer   See fewer
Archive Footage (5 titles) Budget U.S. Gross Worldwide
Hollywood Today Live (2016–2017)
(TV Series) - Himself (2 episodes, 2016) Himself (2 episodes, 2016)   See fewer
Dr. Travis Stork/Olivia Taylor Dudley/Cornelius Smith Jr. (Jan 25, 2017) Season 2, Episode 98 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
KaDee Strickland/JR Bourne/Petri Hawkins Byrd (Dec 19, 2016) Season 2, Episode 71 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Entertainment Tonight (2015–2016)
(TV Series) - Himself (14 episodes, 2015) Himself (14 episodes, 2015)   See fewer
Episode #35.178 (May 18, 2016) Season 35, Episode 178 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Ok! TV (2015)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 2015) Himself (1 episode, 2015)   See fewer
Episode dated 23 September 2015 (Sep 23, 2015) Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Inside Edition (2015)
(TV Series) - Himself (1 episode, 2015) Himself (1 episode, 2015)   See fewer
Episode #26.121 (Mar 2, 2015) Season 26, Episode 121 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Live from Studio Five (2010)
(TV Series) - Himself (2 episodes, 2010) Himself (2 episodes, 2010)   See fewer
Episode #1.106 (Feb 17, 2010) Season 1, Episode 106 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
Episode #1.76 (Jan 6, 2010) Season 1, Episode 76 - Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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