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John Singleton

Producer, Writer, Director
6 January 1968 to 24 April 2019

An American producer, director and writer who best known for his debut feature Boyz n the Hood (1991), Singleton’s powerful depiction of three friends growing up in South Central Los Angeles earned him Oscar nominations for writing and directing. His other notable credits included Shaft (2000), Baby Boy (2001) and 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003).

Read John Singleton's Guardian obituary.