John Ridley

Screenwriter, Novelist, Director
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Born: 09/29/1965 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Filmography

Writer (13)

Ben-Hur (Remake) 2016 (Movie)

(current draft) (Screenplay)

Full Contact 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

JIMI: All Is By My Side 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

12 Years a Slave 2013 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Red Tails 2012 (Movie)

(Story By)

Red Tails 2012 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Martin 1992 - 1996, 2000 - 2006, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Writer

Undercover Brother 2002 (Movie)

(From Internet Comic Series) (From Story)

Undercover Brother 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Three Kings 1999 (Movie)

(From Story)

Cold Heart 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

U-Turn 1997 (Movie)

("Stray Dogs") (Source Material (from novel))

U-Turn 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (11)

Ben-Hur (Remake) 2016 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

JIMI: All Is By My Side 2014 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

12 Years a Slave 2013 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The John Larroquette Show 1994 - 1996, 2000 - 2006, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Co-Producer

The Show 1994 - 1996, 2002 - 2006, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Consulting Producer

The Wanda Sykes Show 1994 - 1995, 2002 - 2006, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Showrunner

Third Watch 1994 - 1996, 1999 - 2006, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Supervising Producer

Bobby 2006 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

Undercover Brother 2002 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Three Kings 1999 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

U-Turn 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)
Actor (7)

Real Time with Bill Maher 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 1992 - 1996, 2000 - 2006, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

That's What I'm Talking About 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Movie Club with John Ridley 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Host

NOW 2002 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

TNN's Conspiracy Zone With Kevin Nealon 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Phunny Business: A Black Comedy (TV Show)

Narrator
Director (5)

JIMI: All Is By My Side 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Barbershop 1994 - 1995, 2002 - 2006, 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Director

Platinum 2003 (Tv Show)

Director

Cold Heart 1997 (Movie)

(Director)

American Crime (Tv Show)

Director
Other (1)

Trinity (TV Show)

Creative Consultant

EDUCATION

New York University

Studied East Asian languages and culture

Milestones

2014

Won first Oscar for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay for "12 Years a Slave"

2013

Penned the screenplay of "12 Years a Slave"

2009

Head writer of "The Wanda Sykes Show" (Fox)

2009

Writer for the television adaptation of "Barbershop" (Showtime)

1999

Wrote the story of "Three Kings" starring George Clooney

1997

Writer and feature film directorial debut in "Cold Around the Heart"

1995

Writer and co-producer of "The John Larroquette Show" (NBC)

1993

Writer for the Fox sitcom, "Martin"

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