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Son of mortgage broker Danny Singleton and pharmaceutical company sales executive Sheila Ward and raised in separate households by his unmarried parents, John Singleton attended the Film Writing Program at USC after graduating from high school in 1986. While studying there, he won three writing awards from the university, which led to a contract ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Empire (TV Series) (1 episode) (post-production)
- Dangerous Bonds (2015)
  Tulia (delayed)
 2011/I Abduction
 2010 30 for 30 (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2005 Four Brothers
 2001 Baby Boy
 2000 Shaft
 1997 Rosewood
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video documentary) (video "Remember The Time")
 1993 Dangerous: The Short Films (Video documentary) (video "Remember The Time")
 1992 Michael Jackson: Remember the Time (Video short) (uncredited)
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Directed Michael Jackson music video "Remember the Time" (1992). See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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5' 6" (1.68 m)
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While in high school, Singleton learned "that the film business was controlled by screenplays." After graduating from high school in 1986, Singleton was accepted to the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television's prestigious Film Writing Program. During his four-year studies there, he won three writing awards. These achievements in writing earned Singleton a contract with the ... See more »

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Films often center around inner-city tension See more »

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Capricorn

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