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Spike Lee

Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an 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; as well as winning the 2013 Gish Prize "for his brilliance and unwavering courage in using film to challenge conventional thinking."[

FilmsEdit

Year Film Credited as
Director Writer Producer Actor Role
1983 Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads Yes Yes Yes
1986 She's Gotta Have It Yes Yes Yes Yes Mars Blackmon
1988 School Daze Yes Yes Yes Yes Half-Pint
1989 Do the Right Thing Yes Yes Yes Yes Mookie
1990 Mo' Better Blues Yes Yes Yes Yes Giant
1991 Jungle Fever Yes Yes Yes Yes Cyrus
1991 Lonely in America Yes Himself
1992 Malcolm X Yes Yes Yes Yes Shorty
1994 Crooklyn Yes Yes Yes Yes Snuffy
1994 D.R.O.P. Squad Yes Yes Himself
1994 Ghostwriter: Into the Comics Yes Himself
1995 Clockers Yes Yes Yes Yes Chucky
1995 Lumière and Company Yes Yes Himself
1995 New Jersey Drive Yes
(Executive
producer)
1995 Tales from the Hood Yes
1996 Get on the Bus Yes Yes
1996 Girl 6 Yes Yes Yes Jimmy
1997 4 Little Girls Yes Yes
1998 He Got Game Yes Yes Yes
1998 Freak Yes
1998 Pavarotti and Friends for the Children of Liberia Yes
1999 Summer of Sam Yes Yes Yes Yes John Jeffries
1999 Pavarotti and Friends for the Guatemala and Kosovo Yes
1999 The Best Man Yes
2000 The Original Kings of Comedy Yes Yes
2000 Bamboozled Yes Yes Yes
2000 Afrocentricity Yes
(Executive
producer)
2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous Yes Himself
2000 Love & Basketball Yes
2001 A Huey P. Newton Story Yes
2001 The Concert for New York City Yes
2001 3 A.M. Yes Yes Filmmaker
2002 25th Hour Yes Yes
2002 Jim Brown: All-American Yes Yes
2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet
segment: "We Wuz Robbed"
Yes Yes
2003 Good Fences Yes
(Executive
producer)
2004 She Hate Me Yes Yes Yes
2004 Sucker Free City Yes Yes
2004 C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America Yes
2005 Dream Street Yes
2005 Miracle's Boys
episodes: "New Charlie" and "Bond of Brothers"
Yes
2005 All the Invisible Children
segment: "Jesus Children of America"
Yes Yes
2006 Inside Man Yes
2006 When The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts Yes Yes
2006 Shark (pilot) Yes
2008 Miracle at St. Anna Yes Yes
2008 Passing Strange Yes Yes
2009 Kobe Doin' Work Yes Yes
2010 If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise Yes Yes
2011 You're Nobody 'til Somebody Kills You Yes
2011 Pariah Yes
(Executive
producer)
2012 Red Hook Summer Yes Yes Yes Yes Mookie
2012 Bad 25 Yes Yes
2013 The Best Man Holiday Yes
2013 Oldboy Yes Yes
2013 Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth Yes Yes
2014 '[Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Yes Yes Yes

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