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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 41 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Choose You (Short)
 2013 Her
 2012 Pretty Sweet (Documentary)
 2011 Mourir auprès de toi (Short)
 2011 Scenes from the Suburbs (Short)
 2010 The Vampire Attack (Video short)
 2010 I'm Here (Short)
 2009 Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak (TV Movie documentary short)
 2009 We Were Once a Fairytale (Short)
 2007 Fully Flared (Video documentary)
 2005 The Medúlla Videos (Video short) (video "Triumph of a Heart")
 2004 Corporate Ghost (Video)
 2004 Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 (Video documentary) (videos "Undone - The Sweater Song", "Buddy Holly", "Island in the Sun [2nd Version]")
 2004 Hot Chocolate (Video documentary)
 2003 Yeah Right! (Video)
 2003 Tenacious D: The Complete Masterworks (Video documentary) (as Spike Jones, "Wonderboy" video)
 2003 The Best of R.E.M.: In View 1988-2003 (Video documentary) (video "Electrolite")
 2003 The Work of Director Spike Jonze (Video documentary)
 2003 What's Up, Fatlip? (Video documentary short)
 2002 Adaptation.
 2002 Björk: Volumen Plus (Video short) (video "It's in Our Hands")
 2002 Pavement: Slow Century (Video documentary) (video "Shady Lane")
 2002 Cydeways: The Best of the Pharcyde (Video documentary) (videos "Drop", "What's Up, Fatlip?")
 2000 Beastie Boys: Video Anthology (Video documentary) (videos "Sabotage", "Sure Shot", "Ricky's Theme", "Ciao L.A.")
 2000 D.A.F.T. (Video) (segment "Da Funk")
 1999 Torrance Rises (Short) (as Richard Coufey)
 1999 Clip Cult Vol. 1: Exploding Cinema (video "Praise You")
 1999 Björk: Volumen (Video) (video "It's Oh So Quiet")
 1998 Amarillo by Morning (Documentary short)
 1997 How They Get There (Short)
 1997 Mouse (Video documentary short)
 1995 R.E.M. Parallel (Video) (video "Crush with Eyeliner")
 1994 Beastie Boys: Sabotage (Video short)
 1994 Ciao L.A. (Video short)
 1991 Video Days (Video short)
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Music video: Directed Beastie Boys video "Triumph of the Heart" 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

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[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 »

Trivia:

Has directed two actors and two actresses to a Oscar Nomination - Catherine Keener (Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Being John Malkovich (1999)), Chris Cooper (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Adaptation. (2002), Meryl Streep (Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Adaptation. (2002)) and Nicolas Cage (Best Actor in a Leading Role, Adaptation. (2002). Cooper won the Oscar for his role in ... See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Catherine Keener See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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