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Age51 (age at death)
Birthday 6 January, 1968
Birthplace Los Angeles, California, USA
Died 28 April, 2019
Place of Death Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Nationality American
Occupation Film Director
Claim to Fame Boyz N the Hood
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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 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.

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