Birth Name: Diandrea Rees
Place of Birth: Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Date of Birth: February 7, 1977
Dee Rees is an American screenwriter and director. She is known for her films Pariah, Bessie, and Mudbound.
Dee’s paternal grandfather was William Arthur Rees (the son of Effrage Rees and Ora Williams). William was born in Tennessee. Effrage was the son of Perry Rees and Donnie/Dovie. Ora was the daughter of Diemer Williams and Lizzie Dobbins.
Dee’s paternal grandmother was Ernestine Campbell (the daughter of John Graham Campbell and Mattie Sue Peebles). Ernestine was born in Tennessee. Mattie was the daughter of Isaac/Ike Peebles and Kizzie Howse.