Jennifer Lee

American film director (born 1971)

Jennifer Michelle Lee[1] (born 1971) is an American movie director and a screenwriter. She is best-known for being the writer and director of the 2013 animated movie Frozen;[2] she got an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for this movie. She also co-wrote the 2012 movie Wreck-It Ralph.

Jennifer Lee
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Lee at the premiere of Disney's Frozen at the El Capitan Theatre on November 19, 2013.
Jennifer Michelle Rebecchi

1971 (age 50–51)
Alma materUniversity of New Hampshire
Columbia University School of the Arts
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active2004–present
Known forWreck-It Ralph
Spouse(s)Robert Monn (m. 1999–?; divorced)
Alfred Molina (m. 2021)

Lee was born near Providence, Rhode Island as Jennifer Michelle Rebecchi. In 2019, he began a domestic partnership with actor Alfred Molina. They were married in 2021.


  1. "'Frozen' Director". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved Sep 29, 2017.
  2. "Jennifer Lee: Disney's New Animation Queen". The LA Weekly. Retrieved Sep 29, 2017.