How old was John Singleton in his first movie: Boyz n the Hood?

John Singleton was 22 in Boyz n the Hood when he played the character 'Mailman (uncredited)'.

That was over 33 years ago in 1991.

This was his first recorded movie acting credit (although may not technically be his first actual acting role).

In 2019 he died aged just 51, starring in 19 films in his career, 18 of those after Boyz n the Hood was first released. If he were alive today he would be 56.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Boyz n the Hood, I think John Singleton looks:

Did you know?

  • John Singleton also directed Boyz n the Hood. In fact, they've 'directed' themselves in 4 movies so far.
  • John Singleton's first movie was as 'Mailman (uncredited)' in Boyz n the Hood, released in 1991 when he was 22
  • Boyz n the Hood scores 7.59 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Boyz n the Hood

John Singleton's other movies