Spike Lee vs Stan Lee

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Creator of Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor, X-Men
$40 Million
Net worth 2018
$100 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Writers
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Residence
New York City, US
United States
Country
United States
20/03/1957
BirthDay
28/12/1922
1.68 m
Height
1.8 m
Education
DeWitt Clinton High School
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2011

Some of his more recent movies include ‘Pariah’ (2011), ‘Bad 25’ (2012), and ‘The Best Man Holiday’ (2013)

2006

He directed a documentary film ‘When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts’ in 2006 about the devastation of New Orleans when the levees failed during Hurricane Katrina

2000

In 2000, he wrote and directed a satire about a televised minstrel show featuring black actors wearing blackface makeup in ‘Bamboozled’

1997

He directed the historical documentary film ‘4 Little Girls’ in 1997

1992

He made a film on the African American activist Malcolm X in 1992

1988

In 1988, he wrote, directed and produced a musical drama ‘School Daze’ which was in part based on the director’s own experiences at Atlanta’s Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University

1986

He turned a director cum actor with the 1986 comedy drama film ‘She’s Gotta Have It’, also starring Tracy Camilla Johns

1983

He had submitted the film ‘Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads’ as his master’s degree thesis at the Tisch School of the Arts in 1983

1978

It was the movie ‘The Deer Hunter’ (1978) which inspired him to become a director

1963

The film was about the murder of four African-American girls in September 1963 in the Baptist Church bombing

2012

Lee underwent a surgical operation to insert a pacemaker into his body in 2012

2010

Lee’s entertainment company partnered with Guardian Media Entertainment in 2010 on The Guardian Project in creating superhero mascots for the National Hockey League

2008

2008 was a busy year for Lee as he published ‘Stan Lee Presents Election Daze: What Are They Really Saying?’, collaborated with Hiroyuki Takei on ‘Karakuridoji Ultimo’, Produced CGI film series ‘Legion of 5’ in partnership, etc

2007

In 2007, at the Comic-Con International, a Stan Lee action figure was launched in order to honor him

2006

When Lee finished his 65 years with Marvel, it honored him in 2006 with the publication of a series of one-shot comics in which Lee was shown interacting with his co-creations like ‘Spider-Man’, ‘Doctor Strange’, etc

2001

In 2001, Lee formed ‘POW! (Purveyors of Wonder) Entertainment’ with Gill Champion and Arthur Lieberman, in order to create film, television and video game properties

2000

He got involved with the DC Comics for the first time in his creative career in 2000 when he launched ‘Just Imagine…’ series for them, in which he re-created DC superheroes Like, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, etc

1998

In 1998, Lee along with Peter Paul started a new Internet-based superhero creation, production and marketing studio, ‘Stan Lee Media’

1981

Lee’s role in the company was becoming bigger and bigger as in 1981 he was given the role to develop Marvel’s TV and movie properties, for which he had to shift to California with his family

1975

From 1975, he was more busy and gained popularity as a figurehead and public face for Marvel Comics

1971

In 1971, Lee was asked to write a story on bad-effects of drugs and he thought of including it in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’

1960

The creation of ‘The Fantastic Four’ superheroes team for Marvel in the early 1960s with his colleague Jack Kirby is considered to be the most famous work of his life that made him into a phenomenon of the comic-writing world

1950

In the late 1950, in competition with DC Comics, Lee’s publisher, Goodman, asked him to create a new superhero team

1947

In 1947, Lee got married to Joan Clayton Boocock and lived on Long Island for the first few years of their marriage

1942

In 1942, he joined the United States Army and served stateside in the Signal Corps

1941

In 1941, Lee started getting opportunities to do actual comics with a backup feature

1939

Lee’s entry into the Timely Comics in 1939 proved to be a big step in his career

1922

Stan Lee was born on December 28, 1922 in New York to Celia and Jack Lieber