Biography

Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel; October 22, 1969) is an American director, producer and actor, whose work includes music videos, commercials, film and television. He is best known for his collaborations with writer Charlie Kaufman, which include the 1999 film Being John Malkovich and the 2002 film Adaptation., and for his work as director of the 2009 film Where the Wild Things Are. He was also a co-creator and executive producer of MTV's Jackass. He is currently the creative director of VBS.tv. He is also part owner of skateboard company Girl Skateboards with riders Rick Howard and Mike Carroll.

He also co-founded Directors Label with filmmakers Chris Cunningham and Michel Gondry.

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Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel; October 22, 1969) is an American director, producer and actor, whose work includes music videos, commercials, film and television. He is best known for his collaborations with writer Charlie Kaufman, which include the 1999 film Being John Malkovich and the 2002 film Adaptation., and for his work as director of the 2009 film Where the Wild Things Are. He was also a co-creator and executive producer of MTV's Jackass. He is currently the creative director of VBS.tv. He is also part owner of skateboard company Girl Skateboards with riders Rick Howard and Mike Carroll.

He also co-founded Directors Label with filmmakers Chris Cunningham and Michel Gondry.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Spike Jonze, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 88

Birthday 1969-10-22

Place of Birth Rockville, Maryland, USA

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Also Known As

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

Untitled Spike Jonze ProjectDirector
2013 HerDirector
2013 Choose YouDirector
2012 Pretty SweetDirector
2011 To Die By Your SideDirector
2011 Scenes from the SuburbsDirector
2010 The Vampire AttackDirector
2010 I'm HereDirector
2009 Where the Wild Things AreDirector
2009 Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice SendakDirector
2008 We Were Once a FairytaleDirector
2008 The Final FlareDirector
2007 Fully FlaredDirector
2005 Beastie Boys Solid Gold HitsDirector
2005 The Medúlla VideosDirector
2004 Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002Director
2004 Hot ChocolateDirector
2003 R.E.M.: In View 1988-2003 (The Best of R.E.M.)Director
2003 The Work of Director Spike JonzeDirector
2003 What's Up, Fatlip?Director
2003 Yeah Right!Director
2002 Adaptation.Director
2002 Björk: Greatest Hits - Volumen 1993-2003Director
2000 Beastie Boys: Video AnthologyDirector
2000 An Intimate Look Inside the Acting Process with Ice CubeDirector
2000 Untitled Al Gore DocumentaryDirector
1999 D.A.F.T.: A Story About Dogs, Androids, Firemen and TomatoesDirector
1999 Being John MalkovichDirector
1999 Torrance RisesDirector
1999 Björk: VolumenDirector
1998 Amarillo By MorningDirector
1997 MouseDirector
1997 How They Get ThereDirector
1994 Ciao L.A.Director
1993 GoldfishDirector
1991 Video DaysDirector

Acting

The Making of 'Jackass Number Two' as Himself
2017 Epicly Later'd(1 episode) as Himself
2017 Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine as Himself
2014 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 as Gloria
2014 The Untitled Rick Howard Project
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street as Dwayne
2013 Her as Alien Child (voice)
2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa as Gloria
2012 All Noncombatants Please Clear the Set
2011 A Tribute to Ryan Dunn as Himself
2011 Moneyball as Alán
2011 To Die By Your Side as Macbeth
2010 Jackass 3D as Himself
2010 The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret(13 episodes) as Todd's Boss
2010 The Vampire Attack as Vampire
2010 Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to Life as Plant
2010 Rappin' With The Rickster
2009 Where the Wild Things Are as Bob (voice) / Terry (voice)
2009 Collaborators
2007 Jackass 2.5 as Himself / Old Lady
2006 Jackass Number Two as Himself
2004 Sonic Youth: Corporate Ghost
2004 Lost on Location: Behind the Scenes of 'Lost in Translation' as Himself
2003 The Work of Director Spike Jonze as Richard Coufey
2003 What's Up, Fatlip? as Himself
2002 Jackass: The Movie as Himself
2002 Keep Your Eyes Open as Officer Jonze
2000 Jackass(3 episodes)
1999 Three Kings as Conrad Vig
1999 Torrance Rises as Richard Coufey
1998 Amarillo By Morning as Himself
1997 The Game as Airbag EMT Beltran
1996 Pig!
1994 Mi Vida Loca as Teenage Drug Customer

Production

The Making of 'Jackass Number Two'Executive Producer
The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie'Executive Producer
2017 Jim & Andy: The Great BeyondProducer
2017 The Third Industrial RevolutionExecutive Producer
2014 Wet Dream: A Skateboard TaleExecutive Producer
2014 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5Producer
2013 HerProducer
2013 Jackass Presents: Bad GrandpaProducer
2012 Pretty SweetExecutive Producer
2011 A Tribute to Ryan DunnExecutive Producer
2011 Jackass 3.5Producer
2011 UnbeleafableExecutive Producer
2010 Jackass 3DProducer
2010 The Birth of Big AirProducer
2010 Higglety Pigglety Pop! or There Must Be More to LifeProducer
2010 The Lazarus EffectExecutive Producer
2009 Jackass: The Lost TapesExecutive Producer
2008 Synecdoche, New YorkProducer
2008 Jackass Presents: Mat Hoffman's Tribute to Evel KnievelProducer
2007 Jackass 2.5Producer
2007 Fully FlaredExecutive Producer
2007 Heavy Metal in BaghdadExecutive Producer
2006 Jackass Number TwoProducer
2005 Jackass: Gumball 3000 Rally SpecialExecutive Producer
2005 Super Champion FunzoneExecutive Producer
2002 Beware of the FlareExecutive Producer
2002 Harsh Euro BargeExecutive Producer
2002 Jackass: The MovieProducer
2001 Human NatureProducer
2000 Jackass(42 episodes)Producer
1997 MouseExecutive Producer

Writing

2014 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5Screenplay
2013 HerWriter
2013 Making a SceneWriter
2013 Jackass Presents: Bad GrandpaStory
2013 Jackass Presents: Bad GrandpaScreenplay
2011 Scenes from the SuburbsWriter
2010 Jackass 3DWriter
2010 I'm HereScreenplay
2009 Where the Wild Things AreScreenplay
2008 We Were Once a FairytaleWriter
2005 Jackass Presents: MurderballWriter
2003 The Work of Director Spike JonzeWriter
2002 Jackass: The MovieScreenplay
2000 Jackass(8 episodes)Writer
1997 How They Get ThereWriter

Crew

The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie'Creator
2008 The FallPresenter
2005 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyThanks
2004 Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Tell Me What Rockers to SwallowCinematography
2004 Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002Treatment
2003 Lost in TranslationThanks
1996 Bed, Bath and BeyondCinematography

Camera

2012 Shut Up and Play the HitsCamera Operator
2012 Shut Up and Play the HitsAdditional Photography
2009 Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice SendakCamera Operator
2009 Family PortraitCamera Operator
2004 Lost on Location: Behind the Scenes of 'Lost in Translation'Camera Operator

Creator

2000 JackassCreator

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