Date of Birth:20 March 1957, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Height:5' 5" (1.65 m)
Trademarks:Frequently casts himself Frequently casts John Turturro,Samuel L. Jackson, Delroy Lindo, Kim Director and Roger Guenveur Smith His films frequently involve African Americans and African-American themes Films called "A Spike Lee Joint" Frequently has characters directly address the camera. Frequently places actors on dollies to achieve a gliding or rotating effect against the background of the shot. His films often have the phrase "Wake Up!" as in an urging to the awakening of maturity and social conscience. Baseball: Every one of his narrative feature films makes reference to baseball teams and players. Often casts Denzel Washington and Michael Imperioli. Frequently uses a technique he calls the "double dolly." This is where the camera and the subject are placed on a dolly and pushed through the scene. This makes the subject look like they are floating or gliding.
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