Spike Lee

Film director

1957 –

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Who is Spike Lee?

Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee 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.

Lee's movies have examined race relations, colorism in the black community, the role of media in contemporary life, urban crime and poverty, and other political issues. Lee has won numerous awards, including an Emmy Award. He has also received two Academy Award nominations.

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Born
Mar 20, 1957
Atlanta
Also known as
  • Shelton Jackson Lee
  • Shelton J. Lee
  • Shelton Lee
  • Spike
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • John Dewey High School
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Morehouse College
    Mass communication
  • Master of Fine Arts, Tisch School of the Arts
    Film
  • Television
Lived in
  • Atlanta
  • Brooklyn

Submitted
on July 23, 2013