Justin Lin

  • a.k.a. Yipin Lin
  • 林诣彬

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Justin Lin is a Taiwanese-American film director whose films have grossed $2 billion worldwide. He is best known for his work on Better Luck Tomorrow (2002), The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), Fast & Furious (2009), Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), F9 (2021), and Star Trek Beyond (2016). He is also known for his work on television shows like Community and the second season of True Detective. Lin was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and grew up in a working-class neighborhood in Cypress, California, in Orange County. He attended Cypress High School and University of California, San Diego for two years before transferring to UCLA, where he earned a B.A. in Film & Television and a MFA in Film Directing & Production from the UCLA film school.

Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Taipei, Taiwan



DepartmentJobMovie / TV ShowGenresReleaseRating
DirectingDirectorS.W.A.T.TV81% · 1,117
Star Trek Beyond68% · 6,028
Fast Five72% · 7,226
CommunityTV3 Episodes80% · 1,312
ProductionExecutive ProducerS.W.A.T.TV66 Episodes81% · 1,117
Fast Five72% · 7,226
ProducerStar Trek Beyond68% · 6,028
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