John Singleton

Actor · Director · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 69
John Daniel Singleton 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. read more

John Daniel Singleton 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.

Birth Name

John Daniel Singleton

Born

Saturday, 06 January 1968

Died

Sunday, 28 April 2019

Actor Filmography

Hollywood's Stories Self 2019
The Movies Self - Director, Boyz n the Hood, Self - Writer / Director, Boyz n the Hood, Self - Boyz n the Hood, Self - Director, Boyz n the Hood / Director, 2 Fast 2 Furious 2019
The '90s Greatest Self - Director, Boyz n the Hood 2018
The Nineties Himself - Filmmaker 2017
The L.A. Riots: 25 Years Later Himself - Filmmaker (archive footage) 2017
L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later Director 2017
Complex Conversations 2016
Maya Angelou And Still I Rise Himself - Film Director 2016
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee 2016
Hollywood Today Live Himself 2015
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Hollywood's Stories Self 2019
The Movies Self - Director, Boyz n the Hood, Self - Writer / Director, Boyz n the Hood, Self - Boyz n the Hood, Self - Director, Boyz n the Hood / Director, 2 Fast 2 Furious 2019
The '90s Greatest Self - Director, Boyz n the Hood 2018
The Nineties Himself - Filmmaker 2017
The L.A. Riots: 25 Years Later Himself - Filmmaker (archive footage) 2017
L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later Director 2017
Complex Conversations 2016
Maya Angelou And Still I Rise Himself - Film Director 2016
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards Himself - Nominee 2016
Hollywood Today Live Himself 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
The '90s: The Last Great Decade? Himself 2014
Unsung Hollywood Self 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest 2014
The Real Self 2013
Real Husbands of Hollywood Himself 2013
Uprising: Hip Hop and the LA Riots Himself 2012
On Story Self 2011
These Amazing Shadows himself 2011
Zompyres: Texas Uncle John 2010
Michael Jackson Himself (archive footage) 2009
30 for 30 Himself 2009
Hollywood's Best Film Directors Himself - Interviewee / Film Director 2009
N.W.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Group Himself 2008
Miss Rap Supreme Himself - Celebrity Guest 2008
The Game John Singleton 2006
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters Himself 2006
The N Word Himself 2006
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
20 to 1 Himself 2005
Weekends at the DL Himself 2005
The Hour Himself 2005
The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of 'Star Wars' Himself - Writer-Director, 'Boyz N the Hood' 2004
Baadasssss! Detroit J 2004
Tupac: Resurrection Himself (archive footage) 2003
Shootout Himself 2003
8 Mile 2002
Baby Boy Man Selling Bootleg Movies (uncredited) 2001
Shaft Bored Cop with Tea Cup 2000
Star Wars: The Magic & the Mystery Himself 1997
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
E! True Hollywood Story Himself 1996
Your Studio and You Himself 1995
Beverly Hills Cop III Fireman 1994
Dangerous: The Short Films Himself ('Making of Remember the Time' segment) 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself 1993
Boyz n the Hood Mailman 1991
Biography Self 1987
At the Movies Himself 1986
American Masters Self - Film Director 1986
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Himself - Guest 1962
Reggie Mixes In 1916

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2017EmmyOutstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special Nominated
2016EmmyOutstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or a Dramatic Special Nominated
1992OscarBest Director Nominated
1992OscarBest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Nominated
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