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Joie Lee: 'Crooklyn' Actress, American Writer and Producer | Know Her Better

aisha Published On Mon Jun 15 2020   Modified On Mon Jun 15 2020
Joie Lee: 'Crooklyn' Actress, American Writer and Producer | Know Her Better

Joie Lee is an actress, screenwriter, film producer, and director who has appeared in 'Crooklyn' as Aunt Maxine, 'Do the Right Thing' as Jade, She's Gotta Have It as Septima / Septima Darling, and others. 

Lee was born on June 22, 1962, Brooklyn, and has a star sign of Cancer. She is the daughter of Bill Lee, a musician actor, composer, and Jacqueline Shelton, a teacher of arts and black literature. 

Net Worth: $2 million 

'Do the Right Thing' actress Joie Lee has earned a whopping net worth of $2 million from her varied career as an actress, screenwriter, film producer, and director. 

She also has performed in plays like The Vagina Monologues off-Broadway NYC production and The Hologram Theory. 

Education & Alma Mater

Lee first attended Saint Ann's School with her brothers that are located in Brooklyn, New York where their mother used to teach and was the first black school teacher there. Then she got enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College from where she got graduated. 

Blessed With Five Brothers 

Lee is blessed with five brothers named Spike Lee, David Lee, Cinqué Lee, Arnold Lee, and Chris Lee.

Joie Lee with her older brother Spike Lee.
Joie Lee with her older brother Spike Lee.
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Spike Lee is the oldest of all as he was born on March 20, 1957, and is a director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and professor. He is best known for his work in 'Do The Right Thing', 'Malcolm X', 'Inside Man', and others.

Joie Lee younger brother David Lee.
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David is a photographer and has captured his older brother pictures in various photoshoots and for Spike's movies. Cinqué is also an actor and filmmaker best known for his work in 'Crooklyn', 'Mystery Train', 'School Daze', and so on.

Joie Lee with her brother Cinqué Lee.
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Cousins Of Malcolm D. Lee 

The 'Summer of the actress' is the cousin of Malcolm D. Lee, a director, producer, and screenwriter. He is the director of various renown movies, series, and short movies like 'Night School', 'Girls Trip', 'Scary Movie 5', 'The Best Man','The Best Man Holiday', and others. 

Malcolm is also an executive producer of 'Night School', 'Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins', 'Winning Ugly', and so on. 

Picture of Joie Lee's cousin Malcolm D. Lee. 
Picture of Joie Lee's cousin Malcolm D. Lee. 
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Niece Of Late Consuela Lee Morehead 

Lee is the niece of late Consuela Lee Morehead, a famous singer, pianist, composer, arranger, and music theory professor. She is also the founder of the Springtree/Snow Hill Institute for the Performing Arts. 

Morehead taught music theory to black colleges and universities like Alabama State University, Hampton University, Talladega College, and so on. 

Picture of Joie Lee's aunt Consuela Lee Morehead. 
Picture of Joie Lee's aunt Consuela Lee Morehead. 
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Started Her Career Since 1986 

The producer of 'Nowhere Fast' started her career from the movie 'She's Gotta Have It' as Clorinda Bradford in 1986. Ever since then she has appeared in almost twenty-eight movies, television series, and short movies. Some of her well-recognized works are 'Da Sweet Blood of Jesus' as Nurse Colquitt, 'Full Grown Men' as Annie, 'Losing Isaiah' as Marie, 'Fathers & Sons' as Lois, and so on. 

A picture of Joie Lee.
A picture of Joie Lee.
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Likewise, she has also done small roles in various series like 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' as Prison Nurse, 'Rectify' as Bonnie, 'Broad City' as Toy Harris, and 'The Cosby Show'. 

Writer-Director 

Lee is a multi-talented personality as she is the writer, director, and producer of various series, movies, and short movies. 

She has written two episodes of 'She's Gotta Have It' and is the story editor of eight episodes for 2018 and 2019 episodes. Lee is the writer and producer of 'All the Invisible Children', 'Snapped' (also directed it), 'Crooklyn', and others. 

Body Measurement 

Lois from 'Fathers & Sons' stands 5 feet 4 inches tall (163 cm) while weighing around 52 kg (114 lbs). Even now Lee has maintained her physique as 36-28-39 inches (91-71-99 cm) with brown eyes and curly black hair.

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