After graduating from the Radio and Television Department at the National Chengchi University in Taiwan in 1980, Lee Hon-to returned to Hong Kong and joined TVB as production assistant. He was promoted to director in 1985 and was responsible for two series that made Stephen Chow a star, The Final Combat and The Justice of Life.
Lee tried his hands on feature films in 1990 with Chicken a La Queen, starring Loletta Lee and Sara Lee. The film had a modest gross of around HK$4 million at the box office and Lee decided to return to television.
He worked at ATV as director, responsible for such series as The Silver Fox (1993), The Movie Tycoon (1994), Vampire Expert (1995), Forrest Cat (1997) and The Year of Chameleon (1997). In 1998, he started working in Mainland China and had produced and directed a few dozen television series, most of which historical and martial arts drama, including Legend of Dagger Lee (1999), Musketeer and Princess (2002), The Dragon Heroes (2003), The Perfect Banquet (2004), The Sword Stained with Royal Blood (2006), Heroes of Sui and Tang Dynasties (2011) and The Legend of Princess Tai Ping (2012). Most recently, he produced the hundred-episode series Heroes of Sui and Tang Dynasties 2, the sequel to a popular show, featuring the same cast as the original.
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