54 years old (Born on January 06, 1968)
Film director; He is famous from Boyz N the Hood.Met Laurence Fishburne when he was a PA on "Pee-wee's Playhouse" (1986). Lawrence played Cowboy Curtis. A member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. Crossed Spring 1987 at Beta Omega Chapter (USC, Pepperdine, LMU). A huge fan of Westerns. In fact, many of the shots in his films are influenced by the genre. Favorite films include Raging Bull (1980), Bicycle Thief, Jaws (1975), Quatre cents coups, Les (1959) (400 Blows), and A Clockwork Orange (1971). Sentenced to make a short film about domestic violence after pleading no contest to charges he assaulted the mother of his 6-year-old daughter. He was also placed on three years' probation, fined $300, and ordered to undergo a year of domestic violence counseling. (22 June 1999).
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Fun Facts About John Singleton
Started Ice Cube's acting career; on the "Queen Latifah Show" (1999), Ice Cube stated that John Singleton screen-tested him to see if he could act.
Youngest person ever to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Director (at 24).
Shares his birthday with Rowan Atkinson, Jenna Z. Wilson, and Gabrielle Reece.
His 1991 film, Boyz n the Hood (1991), made its way onto the prestigious National Film Registry of the Library of Congress.
Graduated from Blair High School in Pasadena, California, in 1986.
Father of child-actress: Hadar Busia-Singleton.
Loves to collect and read comic books.
Graduated from USC School of Cinema-Television (1990).
Taught an Advanced Directing Class at USC. (Spring 1997)
Has a daughter named Cleopatra who appeared in Baby Boy (2001).
Dated model Tyra Banks.
Director of music videos, his most famous one was Michael Jackson's "Remember the Time" that included Magic Johnson and Eddie Murphy.
Daughter, Hadar, (b. 4/3/1997).
Has family and friends in Switzerland.