John Singleton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


John Singleton

American film director

Date of Birth: 06-Jan-1968

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Death: 28-Apr-2019

Profession: screenwriter, film director, film producer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

About John Singleton

  • John Daniel Singleton (January 6, 1968 – April 28, 2019) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor.
  • He was best known for directing Boyz n the Hood (1991), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director, becoming, at age 24, the first African American and youngest person to have ever been nominated for that award.
  • Singleton was a native of South Los Angeles, and many of his films, such as Poetic Justice (1993), Higher Learning (1995), and Baby Boy (2001), had themes which resonated with the contemporary urban population.
  • He also directed the drama Rosewood (1997) and the action films Shaft (2000), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), and Four Brothers (2005).
  • He co-created the television crime drama Snowfall.
  • He was nominated the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special for "The Race Card", the fifth episode of The People v.
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