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Spike Jonze

Film Director / Film Producer / Actor / Screenwriter / Music Video Director / Television Producer | * 10/22/1969 (52) | Rockville, Maryland (United States of America (USA))
Adam H. Spiegel (born October 22, 1969), known professionally as Spike Jonze (pronounced as "Jones"), is an American actor, director, musician and photographer. His work includes commercials, film, music videos, skateboard videos and television. Jonze began his career as a teenager photographing BMX riders and skateboarders for Freestylin' Magazine and Transworld Skateboarding, and co-founding the youth culture magazine Dirt. Moving into filmmaking, he began shooting street skateboarding films, including the influential Video Days (1991). Jonze co-founded the skateboard company Girl Skateboards in 1993 with riders Rick Howard and Mike Carroll. Jonze's filmmaking style made him an in-demand director of music videos for much of the 1990s, resulting in collaborations with Sonic Youth, R.E.M., Beastie Boys, Ween, Fatboy Slim, Daft Punk, Weezer, Björk, Kanye West and Arcade Fire. Jonze began his feature film directing career with Being John Malkovich (1999) and Adaptation (2002), both written by Charlie Kaufman; the former earned Jonze an Academy Award nomination for Best Director. He was a co-creator and executive prod... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Documentaries | Comedies | Drama

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Awards & Nominations for Spike Jonze

Writers Guild of America Awards Indiana Film Journalists Association Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay National Board of Review Award for Best Film Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Picture

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Movies with Spike Jonze as Actor(42)

as himself2022 Jackass Forever
2022 Babylon
as himself2022 Jackass 4.5
as Jerry (voice) (uncredited)2021 Sing 2
as Himself (voice)2020 Beastie Boys Story
as Alien Child (voice)2013 Her
as himself2011 Jackass 3.5
as himself2011 A Tribute to Ryan Dunn
as Macbeth2011 To Die By Your Side
as Alán (uncredited)2011 Moneyball
as himself2010 The Birth of Big Air
as Vampire2010 The Vampire Attack
as himself2010 Jackass 3D
as Bob (voice) / Terry (voice)2009 Where the Wild Things Are
as Himself / Old Lady2007 Jackass 2.5
as himself2006 Jackass Number Two
as himself2003 What's Up, Fatlip?
as Richard Coufey2003 The Work of Director Spike Jonze
as himself2002 Jackass: The Movie
as Officer Jonze2002 Keep Your Eyes Open
as Himself (voice)2000 Untitled Al Gore Documentary
as Richard Coufey1999 Torrance Rises
as Conrad Vig1999 Three Kings
as himself1998 Amarillo By Morning
as Airbag EMT Beltran1997 The Game
1996 Pig!
as Teenage Drug Customer1994 Mi Vida Loca

TV Shows/Series with Spike Jonze as Actor(4)

as Self - Illustrious Guest2019 Desus & Mero
as himself2017 Epicly Later'd
2000 Jackass

Movies with Spike Jonze as Crew(107)

Production/Producer2022 Jackass Forever
Writing/Writer2022 Jackass Forever
Production/Producer2022 Jackass 4.5
Writing/Writer2022 Jackass 4.5
Production/Executive Producer2021 Nine Days
Production/Executive Producer2021 You Resemble Me
Directing/Director2020 Beastie Boys Story
Production/Producer2020 Beastie Boys Story
Writing/Writer2020 Beastie Boys Story
Directing/Director2019 Aziz Ansari: Right Now
Production/Executive Producer2017 The Third Industrial Revolution
Production/Executive Producer2014 Wet Dream: A Skateboard Tale
Directing/Director2013 Her
Production/Producer2013 Her
Writing/Writer2013 Her
Production/Producer2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5
Writing/Screenplay2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5
Writing/Writer2013 Making a Scene
Directing/Director2013 Choose You
Production/Producer2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
Writing/Screenplay2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
Directing/Director2012 Pretty Sweet
Production/Executive Producer2012 Pretty Sweet
Camera/Additional Photography2012 Shut Up and Play the Hits
Camera/Camera Operator2012 Shut Up and Play the Hits
Production/Producer2011 Jackass 3.5
Writing/Writer2011 Jackass 3.5
Production/Executive Producer2011 A Tribute to Ryan Dunn
Directing/Director2011 To Die By Your Side
Writing/Writer2011 To Die By Your Side
Production/Executive Producer2011 Unbeleafable
Directing/Director2011 Scenes from the Suburbs
Writing/Writer2011 Scenes from the Suburbs
Production/Producer2010 The Birth of Big Air
Directing/Director2010 The Vampire Attack
Directing/Director2010 I'm Here
Writing/Screenplay2010 I'm Here
Production/Executive Producer2010 The Lazarus Effect
Production/Producer2010 Jackass 3D
Writing/Writer2010 Jackass 3D
Camera/Camera Operator2009 Family Portrait
Directing/Director2009 We Were Once a Fairytale
Writing/Writer2009 We Were Once a Fairytale
Directing/Director2009 Where the Wild Things Are
Writing/Screenplay2009 Where the Wild Things Are
Production/Executive Producer2009 Jackass: The Lost Tapes
Production/Producer2008 Synecdoche, New York
Production/Executive Producer2007 The Making of 'Jackass Number Two'
Production/Producer2007 Jackass 2.5
Writing/Writer2007 Jackass 2.5
Directing/Director2007 Fully Flared
Production/Executive Producer2007 Fully Flared
Production/Executive Producer2007 Heavy Metal in Baghdad
Crew/Presenter2006 The Fall
Production/Producer2006 Jackass Number Two
Writing/Writer2006 Jackass Number Two
Production/Executive Producer2005 Super Champion Funzone
Production/Executive Producer2005 Jackass: Gumball 3000 Rally Special
Writing/Writer2005 Jackass Presents: Murderball
Directing/Director2005 The Medúlla Videos
Directing/Director2004 Hot Chocolate
Directing/Director2003 What's Up, Fatlip?
Directing/Director2003 Yeah Right!
Directing/Director2003 The Work of Director Spike Jonze
Crew/Thanks2003 Lost in Translation
Crew/Creator2003 Jackass Backyard BBQ
Production/Executive Producer2003 Jackass Backyard BBQ
Production/Producer2002 Jackass: The Movie
Writing/Writer2002 Jackass: The Movie
Production/Executive Producer2002 Beware of the Flare
Production/Executive Producer2002 The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie'
Directing/Director2002 Adaptation.
Production/Executive Producer2002 Harsh Euro Barge
Production/Producer2001 Human Nature
Directing/Director2000 Untitled Al Gore Documentary
Directing/Director2000 The 7 1/2 Floor Orientation
Directing/Director2000 Beastie Boys: Video Anthology
Directing/Director1999 Being John Malkovich
Directing/Director1999 Björk: Volumen
Directing/Director1999 Torrance Rises
Directing/Director1999 D.A.F.T.
Directing/Director1998 Amarillo By Morning
Directing/Director1997 Mouse
Production/Executive Producer1997 Mouse
Directing/Director1997 How They Get There
Writing/Writer1997 How They Get There
Crew/Cinematography1996 Bed, Bath and Beyond
Directing/Director1994 Beastie Boys: Sabotage
Writing/Writer1994 Beastie Boys: Sabotage
Directing/Director1994 Ciao L.A.
Directing/Director1991 Video Days

TV Shows/Series with Spike Jonze as Crew(4)

Production/Executive Producer2017 Nirvanna the Band the Show
Production/Producer2000 Jackass
Writing/Writer2000 Jackass
Creator/Creator2000 Jackass

Full Name: Adam Spiegel
Born: Wednesday, 10/22 1969 (October) in Rockville, Maryland (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 52 years + 254 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Rooster)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: San Francisco Art Institute, The Field School, Walt Whitman High School
Spouses (current/former): Sofia Coppola
Siblings: Sam Spiegel
Father: Arthur H. Spiegel III
Other names for Spike Jonze (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Adam Spiegel"
Spike Jonze frequently works together with these people:
Jeff Tremaine (66x, Crew)
Johnny Knoxville (54x, Actor)
Lance Bangs (50x, Crew)
Steve-O (23x, Actor)
Rick Kosick (23x, Actor)
Chris Pontius (22x, Actor)
Ty Evans (22x, Crew)
Bam Margera (21x, Actor)
Preston Lacy (20x, Actor)
Trip Taylor (20x, Actor)
Matt Johnson (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1055, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/24/2022