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John Singleton

Born on January 6, 1968 in Los Angeles, CA
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Becoming, at the age of 24, the youngest individual and the first African American ever to be nominated for a Best Director Academy Award, John Singleton made movie history with Boyz 'N the Hood, his astonishing 1991 directorial debut. Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1991 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Original Screenplay Boyz 'N The Hood Nominated
1991 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Director Boyz 'N The Hood Nominated
1991 MTV Movie Awards Best New Filmmaker Boyz 'N The Hood Won
1991 New York Film Critics Circle Best New Director Boyz 'N The Hood Won


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