Spike Lee

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Spike Lee

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. He made his directorial debut with She's Gotta Have It (1986). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Spike Lee has received more than 7,791,595 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 202nd most popular film director.

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  • 7.8M

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  • 58.45

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  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among film directors, Spike Lee ranks 203 out of 1,305Before him are Stanley Kramer, Henry Hathaway, Lucio Fulci, G. W. Pabst, Miklós Jancsó, and Věra Chytilová. After him are Sergio Corbucci, Nicholas Ray, George Miller, Roland Emmerich, Wong Kar-wai, and Peter Bogdanovich.

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Among people born in 1957, Spike Lee ranks 26Before him are Frances McDormand, Richard E. Grant, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Falco, Carole Bouquet, and Dr. Alban. After him are Paul Kagame, Rumiko Takahashi, Carrie Lam, Caroline Kennedy, John Turturro, and Theo van Gogh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Spike Lee ranks 1,343 out of 12,171Before him are Bob Ross (1942), Conrad Hilton (1887), Rosalynn Carter (1927), James Irwin (1930), Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. (1934), and Bettie Page (1923). After him are Barbara Bel Geddes (1922), Stephen Jay Gould (1941), Nicholas Ray (1911), Burt Bacharach (1928), Ed White (1930), and Axl Rose (1962).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Spike Lee ranks 58Before him are Richard Donner (1930), Vincente Minnelli (1903), George Stevens (1904), Alan J. Pakula (1928), Stanley Kramer (1913), and Henry Hathaway (1898). After him are Nicholas Ray (1911), Peter Bogdanovich (1939), Tex Avery (1908), Gus Van Sant (1952), Roger Corman (1926), and Garry Marshall (1934).

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