Born and raised in Vancouver, the daughter of Chinese immigrants, Sook-Yin Lee has packed a lot in to her career. She had a successful music career as both solo artist and lead singer for two bands. She's been a popular VJ and presenter on Canadian CBC radio and TV. She's acted in a number of movies and won a 2014 for work in a TV miniseries. She's even directed a movie. But she is undoubtedly most famous for appearing in John Cameron Mitchell controversial 2006 movie Shortbus, which included hardcore sex scenes. CBC threatened to fire her after learning she appeared in unsimulated sex and masturbation scenes. But they eventually backed down after a campaign in support of Lee by famous names such as Francis Ford Coppola, Julianne Moore, Michael Stipe and Yoko Ono.