Spike Lee
Spike Lee

Gender

Male

Known Credits

18

Spike Lee

Date of Birth: Mar 20, 1957

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

 

 

Biography

Spike Lee was born Shelton Lee in 1957, in Atlanta, Georgia. At a very young age, he moved from pre-civil rights Georgia, to Brooklyn, New York. Lee came from a proud and intelligent background. His father was a jazz musician, and his mother, a school teacher. His mother dubbed him Spike, due to his tough nature.

Known For

Filmography

Champs

Champs

as Himself

2015

Oldboy

Oldboy

as

2013

Bad 25

Bad 25

as Himself

2012

Summer of Sam

Summer of Sam

as John Jeffries

1999

4 Little Girls

4 Little Girls

as Interviewer (voice) (uncredited)

1997

When We Were Kings

When We Were Kings

as Himself

1996

Girl 6

Girl 6

as Jimmy

1996

Jungle Fever

Jungle Fever

as Cyrus

1991

Mo' Better Blues

Mo' Better Blues

as Giant

1990

Do the Right Thing

Do the Right Thing

as Mookie

1989

She's Gotta Have It

She's Gotta Have It

as Mars Blackmon

1986