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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 56 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 (Video) (screenplay)
 2013 Making a Scene (Short) (lines written by)
 2013 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (screenplay) / (story)
 2013 Her (written by)
 2011 Scenes from the Suburbs (Short) (written by)
 2010 I'm Here (Short) (written by)
 2009 Where the Wild Things Are (screenplay)
 2009 We Were Once a Fairytale (Short) (written by)
 2006 Jackass Number Two (Documentary) (television series "Jackass")
 2005 Jackass Presents: Murderball (TV Movie)
 2004 Weezer: Video Capture Device - Treasures from the Vault 1991-2002 (Video documentary) (treatment - segment "El Scorcho")
 2002 Jackass: The Movie (Documentary) (concepts by)
 2002 The Making of 'Jackass: The Movie' (TV Special short documentary) (creator)
 2000-2002 Jackass (TV Series) (25 episodes)
- Episode #3.9 (2002) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.8 (2002) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.7 (2002) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.6 (2002) ... (creator)
- Episode #3.5 (2001) ... (creator)
 1997 How They Get There (Short)
 1994 Beastie Boys: Sabotage (Video short)
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Other Works:

Music video: Co-directed R.E.M. video "Electrolite" 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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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 »

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:

Seamless integration of special effects into live-action photography (Being John Malkovich (1999), Adaptation. (2002), Where the Wild Things Are (2009)). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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