John Daniel Singleton was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. He was best known for directing Boyz n the .John Singleton, Writer Boyz n the Hood. Son of Danny Singleton, a mortgage broker, and Sheila Ward, a pharmaceutical company sales executive, and raised .Cuba Gooding Jr. opened up to reveal how he got to give an emotional final farewell to Boyz In The Hood filmmaker John Singleton before his at the age of in April. I was with John when he passed in the hospital, he was already in a coma when we got there, the actor said .Screenwriter and director John Singleton s Boyz n the Hood led to an Academy Award for Best Director, making him the first African American ever nominated..The funeral for the Oscar nominated director John Singleton will be held in Los Angeles on Monday, his representative has said. Singleton, best known for making the drama Boyz N The Hood,d on April, almost two weeks after he had a stroke. He was ..Funeral for director John Singleton to be held in Los Angeles. Published John Singleton Boyz N the Hood directors aged video..A hearse carrying the casket of film director John Singleton leaves the Angelus Funeral Home on , after a memorial service in Los .John Singletond of a stroke according to his certificate, but there s a new detail that was kept secret until now. The certificate .He credited John Singleton with kick starting his career with “Boyz In The Hood”. And Cuba Gooding Jr. got to tell the director how much he .