John Singleton’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 6, 1968

Death Date

April 29, 2019

Age of Death

51 years

Cause of Death

Stroke

Profession

Director

The director John Singleton died at the age of 51 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Best known for directing the groundbreaking 1991 film Boyz n the Hood, he later went on to direct the films Poetic Justice, Shaft, Four Brothers and 2 Fast 2 Furious.

He was married six times, including to actress Akosua Gyamama Busia from 1996-1997. He had a total of seven children; his daughter Cleopatra appeared in Baby Boy.

Quotes

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“I’m not a Beverly Hills dude.” (John Singleton)

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“I really took filmmaking very seriously… It was an honor and then a crutch also, because at a young age, I was like, I guess I’m a serious filmmaker. I never set out to be a serious filmmaker. I just set out to make movies.” (John Singleton)

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“I met Tupac through Queen Latifah in New York at this party that we were at, at a place downtown called Big City Diner.” (John Singleton)

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“What’s interesting when you see ‘Black Panther’ is you realize it couldn’t have been directed by anybody else but Ryan Coogler. It’s a great adventure movie, and it works on all those different levels as entertainment, but it has this kind of cultural through-line that is so specific that it makes it universal.” (John Singleton)

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“Ja Rule not doing ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’ changed Ludacris’s life.” (John Singleton)