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Rick Famuyiwa

Rick Famuyiwa was born on June 18, 1973 in the USA. He is a producer and director, known for Dope (2015), The Mandalorian (2019) and The Wood (1999). He has been married to Gienita Mosley since 1999. See full bio »


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Dope Producer
The Mandalorian Director
The Wood Director
The Chi Producer


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 2018-2021 The Chi (TV Series) (executive producer - 40 episodes)
- A Raisin in the Sun (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Southside with You (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Love Jones (2021) ... (executive producer)
- ...Black Messiah (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Candyman (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2017/II The Lost (Short) (executive producer)
 2017 Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2015 Dope (executive producer)
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6' 4" (1.93 m)


Gienita Mosley


Famuyiwa, Florence | Famuyiwa, Idowu


Famuyiwa, Kevin (sibling)

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Rick has a degree in Cinema-Television (Production) and Cinema-Television (Critical Studies), both from USC. He considers his time at the Sundance Lab to be the equivalent of grad school.

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