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American film director

John Singleton is ...

Born 6 Jan 1968 in Los Angeles
Died 28 Apr 2019 in Los Angeles
Age51 years, 3 months
CauseIschemic Stroke
Height1.68m (5 ft, 6 in)
John Singleton
John Singleton Presented by TD and BAND (Black Artists' Network in Dialogue), Clement Virgo Productions and CFC. and hosted by Garvia Bailey (CBC Radio 1), we took a look at Singleton’s influential body of work (BOYZ N THE HOOD, POETIC JUSTICE, SHAFT, BABY BOY) and talked with the iconic filmmaker about his inspirations, his filmmaking process, and reflecting the black experience in film. Singleton's 1991 film debut Boyz N the Hood received Academy Award® nominations for Best Director and Best Screenplay. At 24, he became the youngest person ever nominated for the Best Director Oscar®, as well as the first African-American to be nominated. This event was part of TD's Then and Now series, an inspiring and entertaining cultural showcase of one of Canada's prominent communities. The lineup of events includes films, concerts, exhibitions, and performances by a host of Canadian and international artists. For more information, visit: Photo by George Pimentel.

About John Singleton

John Daniel Singleton (January 6, 1968 – April 28, 2019) was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He was best known for directing Boyz n the Hood (1991), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director, becoming, at age 24, the first African American and youngest person to have ever been nominated for that award. Singleton was a native of South Los Angeles, and many of his films, such as Poetic Justice (1993), Higher Learning (1995), and Baby Boy (2001), had themes which resonated with the contemporary urban population. He also directed the drama Rosewood (1997) and the action films Shaft (2000), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), and Four Brothers (2005). He co-created the television crime drama Snowfall. He was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special for "The Race Card", the fifth episode of The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.