Li Tie was a Chinese who worked primarily in the . Li was born in 1913 in Guangdong, China and died on 27 September 1996 in Hong Kong.
Between 1936 and 1977 he directed over 70 films. Three of his films were named in the Hong Kong Film Awards' list of the 100 best chinese films of all time. ''In the Face of Demolition'' placed 18th, ''The Purple Hairpin'' placed 51st, and ''Feast of a Rich Family'' , which he co-directed with Lee Sun-Fung, Ng Wui and Lo Ji-Hung, placed 84th.