- Name: Spike Lee
- Born: 03/20/1957 (64 years old)
- Occupation: Director, producer, writer, actor, professor
Shelton Jackson “Spike” Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and professor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced more than 35 films since 1983.
Birth Name: Shelton Jackson Lee
Alias: Shelton Jackson Lee
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Spike Lee quotes :
We grew up in a very creative environment and were exposed to the arts at a very young age, so it's not a surprise that all of us are in some form of the arts.Spike Lee
I'd like to state that Spike Lee is not saying that African American culture is just for black people alone to enjoy and cherish. Culture is for everybody.Spike Lee
Any film I do is not going to change the way black women have been portrayed, or black people have been portrayed, in cinema since the days of D.W. Griffith.Spike Lee
My grandmother lived to be 100 years old. Her grandmother was a slave, yet she was a college graduate in the Spellman class of 1917. She taught art for 50 years and she saved her Social Security checks for her children's education.Spike Lee
I had a great education. From kindergarten to John Dewey High School in Coney Island, I am public-school educated.Spike Lee
Violence is a part of America. I don't want to single out rap music. Let's be honest. America's the most violent country in the history of the world, that's just the way it is. We're all affected by it.Spike Lee