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      Joie Lee

      Joie Lee

      Highest Rated: 97% Farewell Amor (2020)

      Lowest Rated: 36% A Kiss Before Dying (1991)

      Birthday: Jun 22, 1962

      Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA

      Actress and screenwriter who projects a prickly and independent intelligence on screen. The sister of Spike Lee, Joie (pronounced zhwa) Lee made her film acting debut in her brother's "She's Gotta Have It" (1986) and has appeared in all of his films to date (as his sister in "Do the Right Thing" 1989 and as a romantic lead in "Mo' Better Blues" 1990). She was also featured in the independent thriller "Bail Jumper" (1989), the remake of "A Kiss Before Dying" (1991) as well as Jonathan Demme's music video for the Nevile Brothers, "Sister Rosa." Lee made her stage debut as the lead in the Zora Neale Hurston-Langston Hughes collaboration, "Mule Bone" on Broadway in 1991.

      Highest rated movies

      Farewell Amor Do the Right Thing Crooklyn Mo' Better Blues
      Coffee and Cigarettes
      Da Sweet Blood of Jesus
      Losing Isaiah
      Full Grown Men


      Joie Lee at arrivals for SPIKE LEE''S SHE''S GOTTA HAVE IT Season 2 Premiere, Alamo Drafthouse, Brooklyn, NY May 23, 2019. Photo By: Jason Mendez/Everett Collection MO' BETTER BLUES, Cynda Williams, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Joie Lee, 1990 MO' BETTER BLUES, Herbert Daughtry, Spike Lee, Denzel Washington, Joie Lee, 1990, (c)Universal Pictures MO' BETTER BLUES, from left: Joie Lee, Denzel Washington, 1990. ©Universal Pictures DO THE RIGHT THING, Joie Lee, Spike Lee, 1989 MO' BETTER BLUES, Denzel Washington, Joie Lee, Zakee Howze, 1990, (c)Universal Pictures MO' BETTER BLUES, Joie Lee, Denzel Washington, 1990. ©Universal Pictures MO' BETTER BLUES, Joie Lee, Denzel Washington, Cynda Williams, 1990 COFFEE AND CIGARETTES, Cinque Lee, Steve Buscemi, Joie Lee, 2003, (c) United Artists



      97% 70% Farewell Amor Nzingha (Character) $4.7K 2020
      48% 20% Da Sweet Blood of Jesus Nirse Colquitt (Character) - 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Window on Your Present Unknown (Character) - 2010
      44% 25% Full Grown Men Annie (Character) $13.7K 2006
      64% 75% Coffee and Cigarettes Good Twin (Character) $2.0M 2003
      No Score Yet 56% Hook'd Up Poet Woman (Character) - 1999
      45% 73% Losing Isaiah Marie (Character) $3.7M 1995
      79% 90% Crooklyn Aunt Maxine (Character),
      $12.8M 1994
      No Score Yet 27% Fathers and Sons Lois (Character) - 1992
      36% 31% A Kiss Before Dying Cathy (Character) $14.7M 1991
      71% 75% Mo' Better Blues Indigo Downes (Character) $15.9M 1990
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bail Jumper Athena (Character) - 1990
      92% 89% Do the Right Thing Jade (Character) $26.0M 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Making 'Do the Right Thing' Self - 1989


      78% 58% She's Gotta Have It Septima (Character) 2017
      95% 91% Rectify Unknown (Guest Star) 2016