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1. 2016 Triumph Awards

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ATLANTA, GA – SEPTEMBER 18: Spike Lee attends 2016 Triumph Awards presented by National Action Network and TV One at The Tabernacle on September 18, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images) vertical,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,topix,bestof,tv one,georgia – us state,national action network,spike lee,the tabernacle – atlanta,presented by,triumph awards,atlanta – georgia

2. Spike Lee Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Spike Lee Celebrates 30th Anniversary Of 'She's Gotta Have It' Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 30: Director Spike Lee celebrates the 30th anniversary of ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ with a book signing held at the Moleskine Store on July 30, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Getty Images) photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,celebration,new york city,looking at camera,waist up,portrait,smiling,anniversary,film director,book,signing,spike lee,she’s gotta have it,moleskine store

3. NBA Finals Game 3: Boston Celtics v Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Finals Game 3: Boston Celtics v Los Angeles Lakers Source:Getty

LOS ANGELES – JUNE 10: Ray Allen #20 of the Boston Celtics greets Director Spike Lee after Game Three of the 2008 NBA Finals on June 10, 2008 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER:User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images) celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,sport,california,city of los angeles,final round,boston celtics,nba finals,staples center,greeting,spike lee,game three,ray allen,nba pro basketball

4. Spike Lee & Sway Host The Prince Born Day Purple People Party

Spike Lee & Sway Host The Prince Born Day Purple People Party Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 04: (L-R) Sway Calloway, DJ Timmy Richardson, and Spike Lee host The Prince Born Day Purple People Party at Restoration Plaza on June 4, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images) photography,celebrities,people,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,party – social event,usa,hosting,new york city,day,three people,dj,three quarter length,purple,sway calloway,prince,spike lee,restoration,the plaza,timmy richardson

5. Spike Lee Lights The Empire State Building In Recognition Of National Gun Violence Awareness Month…

Spike Lee Lights The Empire State Building In Recognition Of National Gun Violence Awareness Month... Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 01: Spike Lee Lights The Empire State Building In Recognition Of National Gun Violence Awareness Month at The Empire State Building on June 1, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,usa,topix,bestof,new york city,smiling,light,international landmark,three quarter length,incidental people,achievement,national,violence,state,gun,month,building,alertness,spike lee,empire,empire state building

6. ‘DUNKIRK’ New York Premiere

'DUNKIRK' New York Premiere Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 18: Director Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee attend the ‘DUNKIRK’ New York Premiere on July 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mireya Acierto/FilmMagic) photography,celebrities,people,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,new york city,waist up,film industry,two people,film director,premiere,film premiere,red carpet event,spike lee,tonya lewis lee,dunkirk – 2017 film

7. USA-BET Honors 2012 Pre-Honors dinner

USA-BET Honors 2012 Pre-Honors dinner Source:Getty

Tonya Lewis Lee and Spike Lee attends the BET Honors 2012 Pre-Honors dinner at the Corcoran Gallery of Art on January 13, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images) vertical,photography,arts culture and entertainment,attending,washington dc,bet awards,dinner,spike lee,tonya lewis lee

8. USA BET Honors 2012 – Arrivals

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Spike Lee and Tonya Lee arriving for the BET Honors 2012 at the Warner Theatre on January 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images) vertical,photography,full length,arts culture and entertainment,arrival,washington dc,bet awards,warner theater,spike lee

9. Creative Coalition Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala Dinner – Park City 2016

Creative Coalition Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala Dinner - Park City 2016 Source:Getty

PARK CITY, UT – JANUARY 23: Tonya Lewis Lee (L) and Spike Lee attend the Creative Coalition Spotlight Initiative Awards Gala Dinner at Cisero’s Bar on January 23, 2016 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images) photography,celebrities,people,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,film industry,film,two people,award,gala,three quarter length,initiative,organized group,park city – utah,spike lee,tonya lewis lee

10. Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ 7th Annual Governors Awards – Arrivals

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HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 14: Director Spike Lee (R) and wife Tonya Lewis Lee attend the 7th annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) photography,celebrities,people,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,adult,film industry,film,california,women,two people,hollywood – california,film director,wife,hollywood and highland center,governors awards,spike lee,tonya lewis lee,the ray dolby ballroom,2015

11. Netflix Original Series ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Premiere And After Party

Netflix Original Series 'She's Gotta Have It' Premiere And After Party Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 11: Spike Lee attends Netflix Original Series ‘She’’s Gotta Have It’ Premiere and After Party at BAM Rose Center on November 11, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/Getty Images for Netflix) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,looking at camera,film industry,smiling,brooklyn – new york,fashion,after party,premiere,film premiere,red carpet event,netflix,spike lee

12. ‘Justin Bieber: Never Say Never’ – New York Premiere

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NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Jackson Lee and director Spike Lee attend the New York premiere of ‘Justin Bieber: Never Say Never’ at Regal E-Walk 13 on February 2, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images) vertical,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,movie,film industry,males,son,film director,premiere,film premiere,regal e-walk,justin bieber: never say never,spike lee,jackson lee

13. NBA All-Star Saturday Night Presented By State Farm

NBA All-Star Saturday Night Presented By State Farm Source:Getty

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 19: Director Spike Lee and actor Mark Wahlberg with son Brendan Walhberg smile as they point at their New York Knicks hat and Boston Red Sox hat respectively during NBA All-Star Saturday night presented by State Farm at Staples Center on February 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,hat,actor,smiling,sport,california,city of los angeles,baseball – sport,males,basketball – sport,son,nba,basketball – nba pro,film director,staples center,presenting,point,spike lee,boston red sox,new york knicks,mark wahlberg,state farm,nba all-star saturday night,major league baseball all-star weekend,brendan wahlberg,brendan walhberg

14. Woodie King, Jr. New Federal Theatre 40th Anniversary Gala

Woodie King, Jr. New Federal Theatre 40th Anniversary Gala Source:Getty

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 22: Ruby Dee and Spike Lee attend the Woodie King, Jr.New Federal Theatre 40th Anniversary Gala at The Edison Ballroom on May 22, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/WireImage) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,new york city,anniversary,gala,ruby dee,king,edison ballroom,ballroom,spike lee,woodie,jr.new federal theatre

15. NBA All-Star Saturday Night Presented By State Farm

NBA All-Star Saturday Night Presented By State Farm Source:Getty

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 19: Director Spike Lee attends NBA All-Star Saturday night presented by State Farm at Staples Center on February 19, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) vertical,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,sport,california,city of los angeles,basketball – sport,nba,basketball – nba pro,film director,staples center,presenting,all star,spike lee,state farm,nba all-star saturday night

16. 2012 BET Awards – Show

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LOS ANGELES, CA – JULY 01: Presenter Spike Lee and Host Samuel L. Jackson speak onstage during the 2012 BET Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on July 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images For BET) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,topics,topix,bestof,california,city of los angeles,talking,black entertainment television,shrine auditorium,bet awards,samuel l. jackson,presenter,spike lee,host samuel l. jackson

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