Spike Lee Get to know the 61-year old actor, director, Spike Lee, before he got famous (e.g. Do The Right Thing). IMDB reports The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series) was Spike Lee's first TV appearance in 1986. In 1979 he starred his first movie Last Hustle in Brooklyn (Short) . BirthdayMarch 20, 1957NationalityAmericanName in PassportShelton Jackson LeeDebut Last Hustle in Brooklyn (Short) (1979)EthnicityAfro-American, English, (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)BlackSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHis home town is Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.. His parents Jacqueline Carroll (née Shelton) & William James Edward Lee III are of Afro-American, English, ethnicity. Spike Lee was born on March 20, 1957 on a Wednesday. Center mapTrafficBicyclingTransit Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: John Dewey High School, BrooklynUniversity/College: B.A., Mass Communications, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GeorgiaChildhood Photos - When he was young Credit: Nymag.com Year Book Photos Credit: Pinterest.com - Read: 20 Funniest Pre-famous Yearbook Photos Photo of First movie or tv show debut Last Hustle in Brooklyn (Short) Date: 1979Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Spike Lee interview on "Malcolm X" (1992) Most popular video on Youtube Eminem - Headlights (Explicit) ft. Nate Ruess Views: 97.427.786 Share your real life experiences with Spike Lee here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is he not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!