John Singleton

John Singleton

Known for: Directing
Birthday: 1968-01-06
Deathday: 2019-04-28 (51 years old)

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Biography

​John Daniel Singleton (January 6, 1968-April 29, 2019) was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. A native of South Los Angeles, many of his films consider the implications of inner-city violence like the critically acclaimed and popular Boyz n the Hood, Poetic Justice, Higher Learning and Baby Boy. He later branched out into mainstream territory with the blockbuster 2 Fast 2 Furious and Four Brothers.

Filmography

All 43

Movies 34

Self 19

Director 15

TV Shows 9

Producer 5

Writter 1

Self
Oscar Micheaux: The Superhero of Black Filmmaking

Oscar Micheaux: The Superhero of Black Filmmaking (2021)

Movie
In Memory Of
F9

F9 (2021)

Movie
7.1
Executive Producer
Mosagallu

Mosagallu (2021)

Movie
Self
De'aundre Bonds - Drunk and Disorderly

De'aundre Bonds - Drunk and Disorderly (2019)

Movie
Writer
Snowfall

Snowfall (2017)

TV Show
6.75
Self - Writer / Director
L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later

L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later (2017)

Movie
Himself
Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise (2016)

Movie
Director
American Crime Story

American Crime Story (2016)

TV Show
5.92
Director
Billions

Billions (2016)

TV Show
6.43
Himself
Trojan War

Trojan War (2015)

Movie
Self
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter

Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter (2015)

TV Show
Director
Empire

Empire (2015)

TV Show
7.08
Director
Abduction

Abduction (2011)

Movie
5.48
Self
The Enduring Significance of 'Boyz n the Hood'

The Enduring Significance of 'Boyz n the Hood' (2011)

Movie
Self
These Amazing Shadows

These Amazing Shadows (2011)

Movie
Director
Marion Jones: Press Pause

Marion Jones: Press Pause (2010)

Movie
Director
30 for 30

30 for 30 (2009)

TV Show
6
Self
Turning Up the Heat: Movie Making in the 60's

Turning Up the Heat: Movie Making in the 60's (2008)

Movie
Producer
Illegal Tender

Illegal Tender (2007)

Movie
Producer
Black Snake Moan

Black Snake Moan (2006)

Movie
4
Self
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters

Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006)

Movie
Director
Four Brothers

Four Brothers (2005)

Movie
6
Producer
Hustle & Flow

Hustle & Flow (2005)

Movie
7
Self
Hip-Hop Honeys | Las Vegas

Hip-Hop Honeys | Las Vegas (2005)

Movie
Detroit J
Baadasssss!

Baadasssss! (2004)

Movie
Self
America Beyond the Color Line

America Beyond the Color Line (2004)

TV Show
Self
Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend

Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend (2003)

Movie
Director
2 Fast 2 Furious

2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)

Movie
6.68
Director
Baby Boy

Baby Boy (2001)

Movie
8
Director
Shaft

Shaft (2000)

Movie
6
Executive Producer
Woo

Woo (1998)

Movie
Director
Rosewood

Rosewood (1997)

Movie
Self
Star Wars: The Magic & the Mystery

Star Wars: The Magic & the Mystery (1997)

Movie
Self
Your Studio and You

Your Studio and You (1995)

Movie
7
Director
Higher Learning

Higher Learning (1995)

Movie
4
Fireman
Beverly Hills Cop III

Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)

Movie
5.7
Self
Sembène: The Making of African Cinema

Sembène: The Making of African Cinema (1994)

Movie
Self [Making of 'Remember The Time']
Michael Jackson: Dangerous - The Short Films

Michael Jackson: Dangerous - The Short Films (1993)

Movie
6
Director
Poetic Justice

Poetic Justice (1993)

Movie
7
Director
Remember the Time

Remember the Time (1992)

Movie
Director
Boyz n the Hood

Boyz n the Hood (1991)

Movie
6
Self
Yo! MTV Raps

Yo! MTV Raps (1988)

TV Show
Self
Unsung Hollywood

Unsung Hollywood

TV Show

Ratings

Average 6.13
Based on 1,52 Million movie and tv ratings over time
1988
1998
2006
2004
2021
John SingletonJohn Singleton

Information

Known for
Directing

Gender
Male

Birthday
1968-01-06

Deathday
2019-04-28 (51 years old)

Birth name
John Daniel Singleton

Place of birth
Los Angeles, United States of America

Height
1.68-meter

Relationships
Akosua Busia (1996-10-12 - 1997-06-15)

Children
Maasai Singleton, Justice Singleton

Citizenships
United States of America

Awards
star on Hollywood Walk of Fame


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