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us: Lee, Spike

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    • us: Lee, Shelton Jackson
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Atlanta (Ga.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
        • Organization: (naf) Forty Acres & a Mule Filmworks
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Motion picture producers and directors
          (lcsh) Screenwriters
            (lcsh) Actors
        • Sources

          • found: Spike Lee's gotta have it, c1987: CIP t.p. (Spike Lee) galley (Shelton Jackson Lee)
          • found: Bernotas, B. Spike Lee, c1993: CIP galley (b. Mar. 20, 1957)
          • found: IMDb, Apr. 19, 2006 (Spike Lee; b. Mar. 20, 1957, Atlanta, Ga.; sometimes credited as Shelton J. Lee, Shelton Lee; birth name: Shelton Jackson Lee; graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, 1982)
          • found: Wikipedia, June 19, 2013 (Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee; born March 20, 1957 in Atlanta; American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. His production company, 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks, has produced over 35 films since 1983. Lee has won numerous awards, including an Emmy Award. He has also received two Academy Award nominations. Lives in Brooklyn.)
          • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Lee, Spike; Shelton Jackson Lee; motion picture producer / director, screenwriter; born 20 March 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States; BA in Mass Communications, Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia (1979); won the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' Best Student Film Award; in 1980 Lee and Monty Ross established the production company Forty Acres and a Mule Filmworks; won an Oscar for Best Screenplay (1989); directed a number of documentary films and won an Academy Award for Best Documentary (1997))
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          • 1987-06-05: new
          • 2015-03-27: revised
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