Spike Lee(Shelton Jackson Lee)
film writer, director, producer, actor
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia
Film writer, director, producer and actor known for his controversial films that tackle race relations and African-American issues. His films include Do the Right Thing (1989), Jungle Fever (1991), Malcolm X (1992), He Got Game (1998), Summer of Sam (1999) and The Original Kings of Comedy (2000).