Director John Singleton Died at 51 – Director John, Oscar-nominated director and screenwriter for the “Boyz n the Hood” passed away at age 51 after suffering a stroke two weeks ago.
Director John Singleton Died at 51:
John Singleton who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director at age only 24, John Singleton’s best directed movies such as Poetic Justice (1993), Higher Learning (1995), and Baby Boy (2001), also directed the drama Rosewood (1997) and the action films Shaft (2000), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), and Four Brothers (2005).
John Singleton’s family said hat Singleton “passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family and friends.” and added that “in his private life, John is a loving and supporting father, son, brother, and friend who believed in higher education, black culture, old school music and the power of film.”
Cause Of John Singleton Death:
On April 17, 2019, Singleton was placed under intensive care due to he suffered a stroke. After a week John Singleton was in a coma. On April 29, 2019 John Singleton was removed from life support, and he died at the age of 51 at Cedars-Sinai Hospital.
The Academy officials tweeted, “The youngest-ever Best Director nominee and an inspiration to us all. John Singleton, you will be greatly missed. “
John Landgraf, chairman of FX Networks said in a statement, “On behalf of my colleagues at FX, we are heartbroken about the passing of our friend and partner, John Singleton. Today we lost an incredibly talented artist, leader, activist, partner and friend — far too soon. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time.”
Jordan Peele wrote, “RIP John Singleton. So sad to hear. John was a brave artist and a true inspiration. His vision changed everything.”
KevinSmith wrote, “Farewell my film making friend! Your Boyz story and your laser disc commentary inspired me back before I shot my first film. You made me believe I might be able to be like you: heard. Thank you for leading, John. Wish we had one last chance to talk comics again…”
There aren’t many of us out here doing this. It’s a small tribe in the grand scheme of things. He was a giant among us. Kind. Committed. And immensely talented. His films broke ground. His films mattered. He will be missed. And long remembered. Thank you, John. #RunIntoHisArms pic.twitter.com/wKfOaCGFuA
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) April 29, 2019
— Mark Wahlberg (@markwahlberg) April 29, 2019
“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” Maya Angelou. We celebrate #JohnSingleton‘s life and works he created by using the human voice and his vision to impact and challenge our human family. Rest in power. pic.twitter.com/Xq4e7okYjJ
— Maya Angelou (@DrMayaAngelou) April 30, 2019
— TRINA (@TRINArockstarr) April 29, 2019
— Iman Abdulmajid (@The_Real_IMAN) April 29, 2019