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Birth Name: Shelton Jackson Lee

Age: 64, born 20 March 1957

Born and residing in: United States

Height: 5' 5"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Tonya Lewis Lee


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Celebrity Insults (180 items)
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A Change of Names (77 items)
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Directors:The Filmography of... (207 items)
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Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (94 items)
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Top20 Directors who frequently cast actors/actress (20 items)
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Description: Spike Lee was born Shelton Jackson Lee on March 20, 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia. At a very young age, he moved from pre-civil rights Georgia, to Brooklyn, New York. Lee came from artistic, education-grounded background; his father was a jazz musician, and his mother, a schoolteacher. He attended school in Morehouse College in Atlanta and developed his film making skills at Clark Atlanta University. After graduating from Morehouse, Lee attended the Tisch School of Arts graduate film program. He made a controversial short, The Answer (1980), a reworking of D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915), a ten-minute film. Lee went on ... (more)
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Movies directed by

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Most recent
1. Inside Man (2006)
Rating:
7.2
1743 Watched
2. 25th Hour (2002)
Rating:
7.4
1171 Watched
Rating:
7.6
802 Watched
4. Malcolm X (1992)
Rating:
7.3
636 Watched
5. BlacKkKlansman (2018)
Rating:
7.2
363 Watched




TV

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Rating:
7.4
1071 Watched
2. The Daily Show (1996)
Rating:
7.6
1084 Watched
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7.2
607 Watched
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7.4
459 Watched
Rating:
5.2
453 Watched




Movies

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Rating:
7.6
802 Watched
2. Malcolm X (1992)
Rating:
7.3
636 Watched
3. Summer of Sam (1999)
Rating:
6.5
301 Watched
4. Jungle Fever (1991)
Rating:
6.6
224 Watched
5. Hoop Dreams (1994)
Rating:
8.2
179 Watched




Movies written by

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Rating:
7.6
802 Watched
2. Malcolm X (1992)
Rating:
7.3
636 Watched
3. Summer of Sam (1999)
Rating:
6.5
301 Watched
4. He Got Game (1998)
Rating:
6.9
233 Watched
5. Jungle Fever (1991)
Rating:
6.6
224 Watched




TV directed by

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1. Shark (2006)
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6.3
157 Watched
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Music

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TV written by

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7.8
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L90 added this to a list 2 months ago
Maybe There's Still Hope for Love in Hollywood (331 person items)

"♥ Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis ♥ Together since September 1992, married since October 1993.  "


Stehako added this to a list 3 months, 1 week ago
Most-accomplished Active Directors (2021 Edition) (50 person items)

"2020 Rank: #43 2019 Rank: #44 2018 Rank: OUT 2017 Rank: OUT 2016 Rank: OUT 2015 Rank: OUT 2014 Rank: #39 2013 Rank: #35 2012 Rank: #35 2011 Rank: #20 2010 Rank: #14 2009 Rank: #17 Do the Right Thing (1989) Malcolm X (1992) Clockers (1995) He Got Game (1998) 25th Hour (2002) Inside Man (2006) Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016) BlacKkKlansman (2018) David Byrne's American Utopia (2020) Da 5 Bloods (2020) Upcoming: Prince of Cats (2022) "


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Notable African Americans who helped pave the way (64 person items)

"On Jan. 12, 2021, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association named Jackson and Satchel Lee -- filmmaker Spike Lee's children with producer Tonya Lewis Lee -- as its 2021 Golden Globe Ambassadors (an honor previously known as Miss or Mr. Golden Globe). Not only are they the first Black siblings named to the position, but Jackson is the first Black male ambassador in Golden Globes history."


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Most-accomplished Active Directors (2020 Edition) (50 person items)

"2019 Rank: #44 2018 Rank: OUT 2017 Rank: OUT 2016 Rank: OUT 2015 Rank: OUT 2014 Rank: #39 2013 Rank: #35 2012 Rank: #35 2011 Rank: #20 2010 Rank: #14 2009 Rank: #17 Do the Right Thing (1989) Malcolm X (1992) Clockers (1995) He Got Game (1998) 25th Hour (2002) Inside Man (2006) Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016) BlacKkKlansman (2018) Upcoming: Da 5 Bloods (2020) "


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12 Years a Slave (1983) (10 movies items)

"Director!"


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Top Grossing Directors (200 person items)
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ACTORS WITH MASTERS AND PhD (15 person items)
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The Most Accomplished Active Directors (2019 Ed.) (50 person items)

" 2018 Rank: OUT 2017 Rank: OUT 2016 Rank: OUT 2015 Rank: OUT 2014 Rank: #39 2013 Rank: #35 2012 Rank: #35 2011 Rank: #20 2010 Rank: #14 2009 Rank: #17 Do the Right Thing (1989) Malcolm X (1992) Clockers (1995) He Got Game (1998) 25th Hour (2002) Inside Man (2006) Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall (2016) BlacKkKlansman (2018) "


darthjoker12 added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
Black Panther (1998) (15 movies items)

"Director!"


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Oscar Best Director Nominees (151 person items)
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Directors' Favorite Actors/Actresses (94 person items)

"Denzel Washington - Mo' Better Blues (1990) - Malcolm X (1992) - He Got Game (1998) - Inside Man (2006) John Turturro - Do The Right Thing (1989) - Mo' Better Blues (1990) - Jungle Fever (1991) - Clockers (1995) - Girl 6 (1996) - He Got Game (1998) - Summer of Sam (1999) Samuel L. Jackson - School Daze (1988) - Do the Right Thing (1989) - Mo Better Blues (1990) - Jungle Fever (1991) - Oldboy (2013) - Chiraq (2016)"


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Oscars 2014 (2004) (29 movies items)

"Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)"


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Oscars 2014 (1994) (28 movies items)

"Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)"


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12 Years a Slave (2003) (10 movies items)

"Director!"


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12 Years a Slave (1993) (10 movies items)

"Director!"


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Guests on Sesame Street (216 person items)
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Most Influential Filmmakers (47 person items)
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Behind the Movies and Television (25 person items)

"This director has style, especially in drama and comedy. Malcolm X (1992) "