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Hana Mae Lee (born September 28, 1988) is an American actress, model, comedian, and fashion designer.[3][4] She is best known for playing Lilly Onakuramara in the 2012 film Pitch Perfect and its sequels, Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017). She also owns her own fashion line titled Hanamahn.[5]

Hana Mae Lee
Hana Mae Lee (cropped).jpg
Lee in September 2013.[1]
Born (1988-09-28) September 28, 1988 (age 31)
Alma materOtis College of Art and Design (BFA, fashion design)
Years active2006–present
Known forPitch Perfect

Life and careerEdit

Lee, who is of Korean ancestry, was born in Southern California, and graduated from Otis College of Art and Design. She was 16 when she started modeling. Lee has appeared in campaigns for Honda, Jeep, Apple Inc., Nokia, Sebastian, American Express, HP, Cherry Coke and Midori. She has appeared in the magazines TIME, SOMA, Elle, and Teen Vogue.

Lee attended Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, California, from where she received her BFA. Later she designed for Harley-Davidson, Juicy Couture, and Mossimo.

In 2011, Lee made her TV debut guest starring on Mike & Molly, followed by an appearance on Workaholics. She appeared as Lilly Onakuramara in the musical comedy film Pitch Perfect, for which she was nominated for a "scene stealer" award at the Teen Choice Awards in 2013.[4] Lee reprised her role in the sequels Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017).



Year Title Role Notes
2006 The Dog Problem Girl in Cafe
2007 Hitler's Bowl Virginia Short
2007 Eli's Liquor Store Emma Lee Chung
2009 Johnny Raikou Jaden Adventure
2011 It's a Match Alice Quinn Short
2012 Pitch Perfect Lilly Onakuramara MTV Movie Award for Best Musical Moment (shared with cast)
Nominated—Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Scene Stealer
2013 Ryan Lochte's 'Pool Water' Unknown Short
2014 Let's Get Digital Geneva Short
2015 Pitch Perfect 2 Lilly Onakuramara
2015 Jem and the Holograms Roxanne "Roxy" Pellegrini
2016 Unleashed Nina
2017 The Babysitter Sonya
2017 Love Beats Rhymes Julie
2017 Pitch Perfect 3 Lilly Onakuramara
TBA Abruptio Chelsea Post-production
TBA The Babysitter 2 Sonya Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2011 Mike & Molly Soo-Jin Episode: "Samuel Gets Fired"
2011 Workaholics Hannah Episode: "Karl's Wedding"
2012–2014 Lips Endora 2 episodes
2012 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Herself 1 episode
2012 Made in Hollywood Herself
2013 Teen Choice Awards Herself
2013 Entertainment Tonight Herself 2 episodes
2014 Marry Me Fantasia Yang Episode: "Annicurser-Me"
2014 Super Fun Night Frankie 3 episodes
2014 Californication Me Suk Kok Episode: "Dinner with Friends"
2015 Resident Advisors PJ Episode: "Sexiled"
2015 Ur in Analysis Mara TV movie
2017 Patriot Numi 8 episodes
2019 Perpetual Grace, LTD Scotty Scholes Recurring


  1. ^ [1] accessed 07/31/2019
  2. ^ [[2] accessed 11/23/2019
  3. ^ "Hana Mae Lee". Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  4. ^ a b Seno, David (30 September 2012). "Q&A with Hana Mae Lee of 'Pitch Perfect'". Archived from the original on 31 March 2014. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  5. ^ Hanamahn homepage Archived 2017-12-23 at the Wayback Machine accessed 5/15/2015

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