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John Singleton (I)


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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Filmography

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  As the Freak Takes You (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2011 Living an Uldouz Life (TV Series) (associate producer - 3 episodes)
- How to Be a Crackhead (2011) ... (associate producer)
- Sex & Sensuality (2011) ... (associate producer)
- Better Do as I Say (2011) ... (associate producer)
 2008 The Making of 'Illegal Tender' (Video short) (producer)
 2007 Illegal Tender (producer)
 2006 Black Snake Moan (producer)
 2005 Hustle & Flow (producer)
 2004 Time Out (Short) (executive producer)
 2001 Baby Boy (producer)
 2000 Shaft (producer)
 1998 Woo (executive producer)
 1995 Higher Learning (producer)
 1993 Poetic Justice (producer)
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Directed "The Biggest Movie Event of the Year" trailer for the 81st Annual Academy Awards. See more »

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

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Currently in talks for producing an on-screen adaptation of "The A-Team". See more »

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Frequently casts hip-hop musicians in his films (e.g. Ice Cube, Tupac Shakur, Busta Rhymes) See more »

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Capricorn

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