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Spike Lee

Spike Lee


Date of Birth:
Mar 20, 1957

Place of Birth:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Film Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Professor

Bill Lee,Jacqueline Carroll

Tonya Lewis , (m. 1993)

Satchel Lee,Jackson Lee

New York City, New York, United States

Home town:
Brooklyn, New York, United States

Years active:

List of awards and nominations received by Spike Lee

Spike Lee - Summary Details

Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced over 35 films since 1983.

He made his directorial debut with She's Gotta Have It (1986), and has since directed such films as Do the Right Thing (1989), Malcolm X (1992), The Original Kings of Comedy (2000), 25th Hour (2002), Inside Man (2006), Chi-Raq (2015), and BlacKkKlansman (2018). Lee has also acted in ten of his own films.

Lee's films have examined race relations, colorism in the black community, the role of media in contemporary life, urban crime and poverty, and other political issues. He has won numerous accolades for his work, including two Academy Award nominations, a Student Academy Award, and an Academy Honorary Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, two Emmy Awards, two Peabody Awards, an honorary BAFTA Award, an Honorary César, the 2013 Gish Prize, and a Grand Prix award.

Spike Lee Articles on

Crew in A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

A successful writer living in Los Angeles, Dito (Robert Downey Jr.) is summoned home to Astoria after a 15-year absence by his mother (Dianne Wiest) when his father...

Christopher Plummer, The Last Station, Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus Interview

Four decades since Christopher Plummer became an international movie star with his iconic star turn in Robert Wise's Oscar winning classic The Sound of Music,...

New York, I Love You Behind the Scenes

From the producers of Paris Je T'aime comes New York, I Love You , a series of love stories set in and featuring the city of New York, and starring some of the world's...

Michael Jackson Off The Wall

The importance of Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall cannot be overstated. Recorded when he was just 20 years old, the album heralded Michael’s stunning emancipation as a...

25th Hour

Can you change your whole life in a day? The clock is ticking on Monty Brogan's freedom - in 24 hours, he goes to prison for seven long years. Once a king of...

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