Knowledge Identifier: +John_Singleton
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1968.
Countries: United States (73%), (8%), United Kingdom (5%)
Linked to: Loyola Marymount University, USC School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, Bassett High School
Dedrick D. Gobert - "'Dedrick D. Gobert"' was an American actor best known for his supporting role as "Dooky" in the 1991 John Singleton film "Boyz n the Hood"
Boyz n the Hood - "'Boyz n the Hood"' is a 1991 American teen hood drama film written and directed by John Singleton in his directorial debut, and starring Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Morris Chestnut, Laurence Fishburne, Nia Long and Angela Bassett, depicting life in South Central Los Angeles, California
Cole Hauser - In 1995, Hauser played the role of the leader of the campus neo-Nazi skinheads in the John Singleton film "Higher Learning"
Jennifer Connelly - In 1995, director John Singleton cast Connelly as a lesbian college student in "Higher Learning"
On October 12, 1996, John married Ghanaian actress Akosua Gyamama Busia, who is the daughter of Ghana's second Prime Minister Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia
Shane Salerno - In 1998, director John Singleton asked Salerno to serve as his writing partner on "Shaft"
Andre Royo - He had a small role in John Singleton's 2000 remake of the film "Shaft"
Baby Boy (film) - "'Baby Boy"' is a 2001 American coming-of-age urban comedy-drama film written, produced, and directed by John Singleton
In 2005, Singleton teamed with Craig Brewer and financed the independent film, "Hustle and Flow", once it was clear that most other major backers would not clear it for release
Hollywood Black Film Festival - Films screened at the festival include the 2006 documentary "Bastards of the Party", director John Singleton's box office blockbuster "2 Fast 2 Furious"," the critically acclaimed "The Hurricane" , director Kasi Lemmons' "The Caveman's Valentine" , and director Reggie Rock Bythewood's "Dancing In September"
On August 23, 2007, Singleton was involved in an automobile accident in which he struck a jaywalking pedestrian, Constance Russell, 57, of Los Angeles