John Ridley

Biography

John Ridley (born 1965 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American film director, actor, and writer. Ridley got his start as a stand-up comedian. He eventually was hired as a writer for sitcoms such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Martin. He began to concentrate on writing and wrote his first novel,...

8 titles Writing Directing

5.7

Ben-Hur

2016 · Screenplay

8.1

12 Years a Slave

2013 · Screenplay

5.7

Jimi: All Is by My Side

2013 · Writer

5.9

Red Tails

2012 · Screenplay, Story

5.8

Undercover Brother

2002 · Screenplay

7.1

Three Kings

1999 · Author

6.8

U Turn

1997 · Screenplay, Author

4.6

Cold Around the Heart

1997 · Writer

2 titles Writing Directing

5.7

Jimi: All Is by My Side

2013 · Director

4.6

Cold Around the Heart

1997 · Director