Movie Director/Screenwriter/Producer, John Daniel Singleton, Was Born January 6, 1968, In Los Angeles California.
Following Graduation From The School Of Cinematic Arts At The University Of Southern California, Singleton Made Movie History with "Boyz 'N the Hood," His 1991 Directorial Debut. At Age 24, He Became The Youngest Individual And The First Black American Ever To Be Nominated For A Best Director Academy Award.
John Singleton Went On To Direct And/Or Produce Several More Successful Movies And Videos, Including: "Poetic Justice" (1993), "Higher Learning" (1995), "Rosewood" (1997), "Shaft" (2000), "Baby Boy" (2001) And "Hustle And Flow" (2005). In Addtion To "Boyz 'N The Hood," 1991 Was Also The Year Singleton Directed Michael Jackson's Music Video, "Remember The Time," Which Also Featured Eddie Murphy, Magic Johnson And Iman.
Singleton Contunues To Be One Of The Most Influential And Talented Filmmakers In In The Industry.
"In Order For Black History To Live, We Must Continue To Breathe Life Into It." -- Hubert Gaddy, Jr.