Justin Lin

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Justin Lin (traditional Chinese: 林詣彬; simplified Chinese: 林诣彬; pinyin: Lín Yìbīn, born October 11, 1971) is a Taiwanese-born American film director. His films have grossed US$2.3 billion worldwide as of March 2017. He is best known for his directorial work on Better Luck Tomorrow (2002), the Fast & Furious franchise from The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) to Fast & Furious 6 (2013) and F9 (2021), and Star Trek Beyond (2016). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Justin Lin has received more than 2,489,179 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Justin Lin is the 1,028th most popular film director (up from 1,054th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Taiwan (down from 23rd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Taiwanese Film Director.

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Among film directors, Justin Lin ranks 1,028 out of 1,580Before him are Shinichirō Watanabe, Nana Jorjadze, Luis Alcoriza, Rian Johnson, Jon Avnet, and Walter Murch. After him are Pavel Lungin, Gilles Grangier, Alan Ball, Hrafn Gunnlaugsson, Alex van Warmerdam, and Denys de La Patellière.

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Among people born in 1971, Justin Lin ranks 176Before him are Norbert Hofer, Mark Henry, Sergi Barjuán, Missy Elliott, Bohuslav Sobotka, and Finidi George. After him are Gary Barlow, Eric Mabius, Necati Şaşmaz, Bubba Ray Dudley, Urs Bühler, and Karin Slaughter.

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Among people born in Taiwan, Justin Lin ranks 29 out of 77Before him are Elaine Chao (1953), Jolin Tsai (1980), William Lai (1959), Lin Chi-ling (1974), Jerry Yang (1968), and David Ho (1952). After him are Ruby Lin (1976), Peter Chen (1947), Chi Cheng (1944), Jensen Huang (1963), Vivian Hsu (1975), and Sally Yeh (1961).


Among film directors born in Taiwan, Justin Lin ranks 2Before him are Ang Lee (1954).

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