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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 13 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

(1991)
Four Brothers Director
(2005)
Shaft Producer
(2000)
Baby Boy Producer
(2001)

Filmography

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 2017-2019 Snowfall (TV Series) (executive producer - 31 episodes)
- Episode #3.1 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Education (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Aftermath (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Surrender (2018) ... (executive producer)
- The World Is Yours (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Rebel (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Just Us (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Redemption (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Rebel (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2017 L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 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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Show Show Director (18 credits)
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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (3 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (10 credits)
Show Show Self (86 credits)
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Other Works:

Directed Michael Jackson's music video "Remember the Time". See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

The Films of John Singleton

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Has two children with his former wife Tosha Lewis: Justice Maya Singleton (born October 17, 1992) and Maasai Mohandas Singleton (born April 3, 1994). See more »

Trademark:

Films often center around inner-city tension See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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