- October 22, 1969
- New York City
Spike Jonze is an American director, producer, and screenwriter who has worked on a number of popular films and television shows. Jonze is known for his unique visual style and his ability to create innovative and original stories. He began his career in the 1990s as a director of music videos and commercials, and he quickly gained a reputation for his creative and distinctive work. Jonze made his feature film debut with "Being John Malkovich" in 1999, which was a critical and commercial success. He has since directed a number of other notable films, including "Adaptation," "Where the Wild Things Are," and "Her," for which he won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Jonze continues to work in the film and television industries.