John Ridley

Writer · Actor · Executive Producer
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John Ridley IV is an American screenwriter, television director, novelist, and showrunner, known for 12 Years a Slave, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He is also the creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed anthology series American Crime. His most recent work is the documentary film Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992.

John Ridley IV is an American screenwriter, television director, novelist, and showrunner, known for 12 Years a Slave, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He is also the creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed anthology series American Crime. His most recent work is the documentary film Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992.

Born

Thursday, 01 October 1964

Actor Filmography

Soul of a Nation Self 2021
Lady Dynamite John Ridley 2016
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
71st Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2014
The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables Self 2013
TakePart Live Self - Guest 2013
On Story Self 2011
Just Seen It Self 2011
Curb: The Discussion Self 2010
Rush Prosecutor 2008
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Actor Filmography

Soul of a Nation Self 2021
Lady Dynamite John Ridley 2016
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
71st Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2014
The Hollywood Reporter Roundtables Self 2013
TakePart Live Self - Guest 2013
On Story Self 2011
Just Seen It Self 2011
Curb: The Discussion Self 2010
Rush Prosecutor 2008
Morning Joe Self 2007
Heckler Self 2007
That's What I'm Talking About Self 2006
Dennis Miller Self 2004
Real Time with Bill Maher Self, Self - Guest 2003
Now Himself - Commentator (segment "John Ridley") 2002
Stingers Det. Snr. Sgt. Eric Chatterly 1998
The View Himself - Author 1997
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
The A-List Self 1992
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Himself 1990
At the Movies Self - Guest Host 1986

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2016EmmyOutstanding Limited Series Nominated
2015EmmyOutstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
2015EmmyOutstanding Limited Series Nominated
2014Golden GlobeBest Screenplay - Motion Picture Nominated
2014OscarBest Writing, Adapted Screenplay Won
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