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Spike Jonze made up one-third (along with Andy Jenkins and Mark Lewman) of the triumvirate of genius minds behind Dirt Magazine, the brother publication of the much lamented ground-breaking Sassy Magazine. These three uncommon characters were all editors for Grand Royal Magazine as well, under the direction of Mike D and Adam Horovitz and Adam ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 55 wins & 100 nominations. See more awards »

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Her Producer
Being John Malkovich
Bad Grandpa
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 2016 Black Market with Michael K. Williams (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Lifted in London (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Higher Stakes (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Lean Scene (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Iron Pipeline (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Illicit Abalone (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 WOMAN with Gloria Steinem (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- DRC: Rape as a Weapon of War (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2016 Getting an Election (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016 States of Undress (TV Series documentary) (executive producer)
 2016 Gaycation (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- USA (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Jamaica (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Brazil (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Japan (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Vice News (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Vice News VR: Millions March (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Wet Dream: a skateboard tale (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Bad Grandpa .5 (Video) (producer)
 2013 Bad Grandpa (producer)
 2013 Her (producer)
 2012 Pretty Sweet (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 A Tribute to Ryan Dunn (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Unbeleafable (Short) (executive producer)
 2011 Jackass 3.5 (Video documentary) (producer)
 2010 Jackass 3D (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 The Lazarus Effect (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2008 Mat Hoffman's Tribute to Evel Knievel (Video) (executive producer)
 2008 Synecdoche, New York (producer)
 2007 Spike Spends Saturday With... (TV Series) (producer)
 2007 Jackass 2.5 (Video documentary) (producer)
 2007 Fully Flared (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Heavy Metal in Baghdad (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2006 The Making of 'Jackass Number Two' (Video documentary short) (executive producer)
 2006 Jackass Number Two (Documentary) (producer)
 2005 Jackass: Gumball 3000 Rally Special (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2005 Super Champion Funzone (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2003 Yeah Right! (Video) (executive producer)
 2002 Beware of the Flare (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Harsh Euro Barge (Video documentary) (executive producer)
 2002 Jackass: The Movie (Documentary) (producer)
 2002 The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie' (TV Special short documentary) (executive producer)
 2000-2002 Jackass (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #3.8 (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2000) ... (executive producer)
 2001 Human Nature (producer)
 1997 Mouse (Video documentary short) (executive producer)
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Other Works:

TV commercial: Directed commercial for Nike (Y2K). See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard Coufey | Richard Couffe | Spike Jones | Richard Koufey | Adam Spiegel | Spike


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on the origins of Her (2013) from his long-ago encounter with an artificial-intelligence computer program] For the first 30 seconds, I had that buzz, like, It's responding to me! Then it quickly fell apart and you realize, Here are the tricks, here's how this works. But what if I could sustain that forever? What would that be like? I wanted to take that idea as far as I could possibly imagine ... See more »


Was offered the opportunity to direct the movie The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), but declined. He suggested small British production company "Hammer and Tongs", instead. See more »


Many of his music videos are short films set to music See more »

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