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John Singleton (I) (1968–2019)


Son of Danny Singleton, a mortgage broker, and Sheila Ward, a pharmaceutical company sales executive, 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 ... See full bio »

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Remembering John Singleton

We celebrate the life of filmmaker John Singleton, who passed away on April 29, 2019, leaving behind a career that included an Oscar nomination for writing and directing Boyz n the Hood.

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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 #3.3 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #3.1 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Education (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Aftermath (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Surrender (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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Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »


Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Trivia:

Singleton cited The Gunfighter (1950) as the film influencing him the most. See more »

Trademark:

Films often centered around inner-city tension See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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