John Singleton

Jan 6, 1968 – Apr 29, 2019 (Age 51)


John Singleton wrote and directed "Boyz n the Hood" (1991), the groundbreaking urban drama film starring Ice Cube and Cuba Gooding Jr. as young men negotiating gang culture in South Central Los Angeles. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his contribution to the film industry. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of mourning.

RIP John, and remember " Stay Up Baby Boy" !

No words can express my condolences to John's family. John will be truly missed!!! He definitely had a gift like no other that touched so many in numerous ways, foremost in his "directing skills". Boyz n the Hood is more than just a masterpiece it is indescribable genius! As you remember your dear loved one, never underestimate the power of prayer and from the God of all comfort. May God strengthen the family and know that he keeps in his memory all those who die because they...

Sheila and Family. I will always hold close the memories of you and John as little boy sitting on my parent's front steps and just visiting in Compton. My sister Sheila and I send you prayers and love.

My condolences to the family. What a great man. He will be truly missed.

To the Late John Singleton Family, Friends, and Fans, GOD will wipe away all tears from your eyes and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain; for the former things are passed away. Rest assured that the Lord, our Heavenly Father sends us his comforter in times of sorrow and grief. He is with you now as always. The Singleton Family, Friends, and Fans, I know you will miss his powerful spiritual kindness, his warm smile, his brilliant...

To my awesome cousin John Singleton ,I really wished I had come to our family reunion in Mississippi that year my sis along with other family members here from mich traveled there I would've met you before God called you home, what a missed opportunity for me ,RIH, John ,Carla Green