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John Singleton

​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.

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Jan 6, 1968 In Los Angeles - California - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Boyz n the Hood 1991-07-12
Latest Project:
Movie L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later 2017-04-18
Known For
Poster of Trojan War
Poster of Baby Boy
Poster of Beverly Hills Cop III
Poster of Boyz n the Hood
Movie L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later Himself 2017-04-18
Movie Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Himself 2016-10-14
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Movie Trojan War Himself 2015-10-13
Movie These Amazing Shadows Self 2011-01-22
Movie The Enduring Significance of Boyz n the Hood 2011-07-19
Movie Turning Up the Heat: Movie Making in the 60's Interviewee 2008-01-15
Series America Beyond the Color Line Himself 2004-02-03
Movie Baadasssss! Detroit J 2004-05-28
Movie The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of Star Wars Himself 2004-09-21
Movie Friendly Fire: Making of an Urban Legend 2003-09-02
Movie Baby Boy Man Selling Bootleg Movies 2001-06-27
Movie Shaft Bored Cop with Tea Cup (uncredited) 2000-06-15
Movie Your Studio and You Himself 1995-02-01
Movie Beverly Hills Cop III Fireman 1994-05-24
Movie Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short Films Himself (Making of Remember the Time) 1993-09-28
Movie Boyz n the Hood Mailman (uncredited) 1991-07-12