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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 11 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Four Brothers
Four Brothers Director
(2005)
Shaft
Shaft Director
(2000)
Boyz n the Hood
Boyz n the Hood Director
(1991)
2 Fast 2 Furious
2 Fast 2 Furious Director
(2003)

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 2005 Four Brothers
 2001 Baby Boy
 2000 Shaft
 1997 Rosewood
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Other Works:

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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Graduated from Blair High School in Pasadena, California, in 1986. See more »

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Frequently casts Tyrese Gibson See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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