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Creator / John Singleton

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"I never set out to be a serious filmmaker. I just set out to make movies."

John Daniel Singleton (January 6, 1968 - April 29, 2019) was an American director, writer and producer.

He is probably best known for directing Boyz n the Hood and 2000's Shaft. For the former, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director at age 24; he's still the youngest nominee.

He passed away on April 29, 2019 at the age of 51 following a stroke.



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