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John Singleton

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Birth Name: John Daniel Singleton

Born: 6 January 1968 Died: 29 April 2019

Country of origin: United States


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Description: John Daniel Singleton (born January 6, 1968) is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer best known for directing Boyz n the Hood in 1991. For the film, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director, becoming the first African American and youngest person to have ever been nominated for the award. Singleton is a native of South Los Angeles and many of his early films, such as Poetic Justice (1993), Higher Learning (1995), and Baby Boy (2001), consider the implications of inner-city violence. Some of his other films include dramas such as Rosewood (1997) in addition to action films such as Shaft (2000), 2 ... (more)
Tags: Director (2), American (2), Died 2019 (2), Born 1968 (2), Died Aged 51 (1), Male (1), Black (1)
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Movies directed by

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Rating:
5.5
1867 Watched
2. Four Brothers (2005)
Rating:
6.7
885 Watched
3. Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Rating:
7.3
711 Watched
4. Shaft (2000)
Rating:
5.5
712 Watched
5. Abduction (2011)
Rating:
5.4
392 Watched




Movies

Most popular
Top rated
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1. Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Rating:
7.3
711 Watched
Rating:
5.3
787 Watched
3. Shaft (2000)
Rating:
5.5
712 Watched
Rating:
7.4
91 Watched
5. Baby Boy (2001)
Rating:
6.2
76 Watched




Movies written by

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Top rated
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1. Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Rating:
7.3
711 Watched
2. Shaft (2000)
Rating:
5.5
712 Watched
3. Higher Learning (1995)
Rating:
6.1
163 Watched
4. Poetic Justice (1993)
Rating:
6.6
76 Watched
5. Baby Boy (2001)
Rating:
6.2
76 Watched




TV

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1. The Daily Show (1996)
Rating:
7.6
1079 Watched
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7.2
605 Watched
Rating:
6.8
95 Watched
4. Biography (1987)
Rating:
7.7
67 Watched
Rating:
7.2
54 Watched




TV directed by

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Rating:
8
127 Watched
2. Empire (2015)
Rating:
7.3
67 Watched
3. Billions (2016)
Rating:
7.4
56 Watched
Rating:
7.9
19 Watched
5. Snowfall (2017)
Rating:
7.6
11 Watched




Books

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TV written by

1. Snowfall (2017)
Rating:
7.6
11 Watched




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Agent Kermit D. Fonz added this to a list 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Gone, but not forgotten (1090 person items)
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Top Grossing Directors (200 person items)
SwtChaos added this to a list 1 year, 8 months ago
In Memoriam 2019 (72 person items)

"Sunset: April 28, 2019 (Age: 51) Cause of Death: Stroke Claim to Fame: American Film Director/Producer/Screenwriter/Actor, best known for movie 'Boyz n the Hood'"


Agent Kermit D. Fonz posted a image 1 year, 9 months ago

Nattkrypet added this to a list 3 years, 2 months ago
Films that Director's Never Got to Make or Wanted (81 person items)

"1995 "Luke Cage" (was interested to do it)"


IsabellaSilentRose added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
Emmy Awards 2016 (176 person items)
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darthjoker12 added this to a list 4 years, 10 months ago
MTV Movie Awards 1992 Winners (My Version) (14 movies items)

"Best New Filmmaker! Winner: John Singleton, Boyz n the Hood!"