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Lee is a unisex English name of Old English origin. Derived from the elements 'leah' meaning wood, clearing, meadow. The name is famous in the USA from the Confederate general Robert E. Lee (1807-1870).
Lee is a surname that has become very common as a first name in English speaking countries.
Lee Name also appears in following Origin(s): Gaelic, Old English, Chinese, Irish, Gaelic
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is a South Korean actress who made her debut in 2006 with SBS drama Alone in Love. She appeared in a commercial for KTF in 2005. Her father is Lee Dae-Hun, a well-known composer. She also studied music in university.
was an American jazz and popular music singer and songwriter and Academy Award-nominated actress. She was born Norma Deloris Egstrom in Jamestown, North Dakota. Widely recognized as one of the most important musical influences of the 20th century, Lee has been cited as a mentor to such diverse artists as Bobby Darin, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, Madonna, k.d. lang, Elvis Costello, Dusty Springfield, Dr. John, and numerous others. As a songwriter, she collaborated with her late husband Dave Barbour, Sonny Burke, Victor Young, Francis Lai, Dave Grusin, John Chiodini, and Duke Ellington who stated, "If I'm the Duke, then Peggy's the Queen." As an actress, she was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in Pete Kelly's Blues. Peggy Lee had a contralto singing range.