Julian Jung Lee has a renowned reputation in martial arts, and has over fifteen years experience in the entertainment industry as an actor,executive producer and producer. He attended Institute of Martial Virtue, and set out on his course of independent thinking, for there is no end to the glory and the infinite possibilities within man. There is a marvelous Oriental saying that “Enlightenment does not care how you get there.”
Lee recently completed the feature films Little Bear and The Master as leading actor, and The Torturer as associate producer with MGM-Disney Ideas studio. Lee’s film credits include executive producer of Ironheart for Imperial Entertainment, producer of Serpent Rising, and has starred in a number of action films including Tiger Street, Dragon and the Hawk, My Samurai, Fatal Revenge, and Serpent Rising with John Savage, Martin Kove and Choi Min Su.
Lee's films have been released in theaters both domestically and internationally, and have been broadcast on major television: Showtime, Showtime Extreme, The Movie Channel, HBO, TNT, and USA Channel, etc. Tiger Street has played frequently on Showtime Networks and The Movie Channel, reaching over 38 million viewers, and My Samurai and Ironheart have been released internationally in 57 countries.
Lee and his partners formed a production company, Tri-M Pictures, with offices in Denver and Beijing, to facilitate co-productions between China/Korea and the West. They are about to launch a series of major motion pictures; Comfort Women, Dragon Breath, and Twilight Gangster, the first Asian American Gangster film based on a true story. He currently serves as producer/CEO of Tri-M Pictures. Julian Jung Lee's Internet Movie Database listing: IMDb
Before entering the entertainment field, Mr. Lee worked in management at Pan American Taekwondo Society where he served as an executive member of the organizing committee for the 14th U.S. National Taekwondo Championships - the 1988 Seoul Olympic Tryouts. Subsequently he was appointed by the United States Taekwondo Union - Group A Member of the United States Olympic Committee as the Director of U.S. National Taekwondo (Olympic) Team for the 9th World Taekwondo Championships at Chamsil Olympic Stadium in Seoul, with the IOC president's Cup to be presented in celebration of the 1st Anniversary of the Seoul Olympiad. Of the 72 countries competing at the 9th World Championships, the U.S. team, led by Lee Won, placed 2nd overall. He also served as special assistant to vice president of International Olympic Committee for IOC 95th session.