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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 & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  As the Freak Takes You (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Tupac (producer) (pre-production)
 2015 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
 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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Other Works:

Directed Michael Jackson music video "Remember the Time" (1992). See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Favorite directors are: Orson Welles, 'Francois Truffaut', Steven Spielberg, Akira Kurosawa, John Cassavetes, Martin Scorsese, and Francis Ford Coppola. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently casts Tyrese Gibson See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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