Jason Scott Lee (born November 19, 1966) is an American movie actor.
Lee was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Sylvia and Robert Lee, a bus driver. Lee was raised in Hawaii. He is of mixed Chinese-American and Hawaiian descent. He attended high school with Carrie Ann Inaba, of Dancing with the Stars, and dated her briefly.
In the mid-1990s, Lee had a few leading roles in feature films. Since that time, he has not broken into the ranks of major stardom, but continues to receive supporting roles. He currently owns the Ulua Theatre, which opened in 2005, where he performed as Pale in the production of Burn This. As a non-Caucasian actor with an ambiguous ethnic appearance, he has been called upon to portray various races. He played an Inuit in Map of the Human Heart, a Polynesian in Rapa Nui and an Indian in The Jungle Book.
Lee is not related to martial arts legend Bruce Lee, whom he portrayed in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story.
Jason has trained in Bruce Lee's sign