Celebrities with MoCo Ties: Spike Jonze
Spike Jonze (born Adam Spiegel) is an Oscar-winning film director, screenwriter, photographer, and actor.
He was at the helm for films such as Being John Malkovich, Where the Wild Things Are, and Her. In addition, Jonze also is a co-creator of the well-known Jackass TV and movie franchise. More recently, Jonze directed Aziz Ansari’s recent Netflix comedy special Aziz Ansari: Right Now.
Jonze was raised in Bethesda, MD and went to Walt Whitman High School. He got his start in creative work through his photography work with Rockville BMX, a cult-favorite bike store that was located in between Rockville and Bethesda in the 1980s.
Jonze currently lives in Los Angeles, CA.
By Daniel Garay