African-American film directors

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Top 10: African-American film directors

The top 10 members of this list - ranked by most page views:
  1. Prince
  2. Usher Raymond
  3. Tyler Perry
  4. Ice Cube
  5. Denzel Washington
  6. Debbie Allen
  7. Morgan Freeman
  8. Martin Lawrence
  9. Chris Rock
  10. Damon Dash

African-American film directors - the complete list

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Below you will find our complete list of African-American film directors - there are currently 126 records in this list.
# Celebrity AgeDescription Views Rank
1. Prince56Musician 790,298 114
2. Usher Raymond35Singer-songwriter, actor 567,296 196
3. Tyler Perry44American actor, screenwriter adn director 329,614 477
4. Ice Cube45American rapper 120,238 1,616
5. Denzel Washington59Actor, screenwriter, director, producer 109,510 1,699
6. Debbie Allen64Actress, choreographer, television director, television producer, singer, dancer 83,997 2,463
7. Morgan Freeman77American actor 55,689 3,572
8. Martin Lawrence49American actor and director 48,411 4,259
9. Chris Rock49American actor 47,294 4,372
10. Damon Dash43American, Personality 37,515 5,242
11. Keenen Ivory Wayans56American actor 37,249 5,000
12. Mekhi Phifer39Actor 26,003 7,036
13. Danny Glover68Actor, director, producer, activist 20,391 8,350
14. Shonda Rhimes44American television writer, producer, and director 18,079 9,211
15. John Singleton46Film director 16,419 9,131
16. Mario Van Peebles57American actor 12,498 12,017
17. Bill Duke71American actor and director 12,083 14,466
18. Troy Byer49American actor, sceenwriter adn director 9,665 14,906
19. LeVar Burton57Actor, director 7,165 18,478
20. Forest Whitaker53American actor and film director. 7,139 16,971
21. Hype WilliamsAmerican film director 6,647 17,697
22. Christopher Scott Cherot26American film director 5,259 20,076
23. Eric Laneuville51*American actor and director 4,775 22,304
24. Fred Williamson77American football player and actor 4,772 22,350
25. Damien Dante Wayans34American actor 4,638 22,018
26. Charles S. Dutton63Actor, director 4,058 23,547
27. F. Gary Gray45American, Director 3,999 23,625
28. Ted Lange66Actor, director, screenwriter 3,849 24,796
29. Gordon Parks93*American photographer 3,550 25,166
30. Ivan Dixon76*Actor, director, producer 3,506 25,594
31. Antoine Fuqua48American film director 3,116 26,484
32. Kevin Hooks55American actor and director 3,092 27,214
33. Robert Townsend57American actor 3,011 28,590
34. Tim Reid69American actor and film director 2,239 32,568
35. Tim Russ58American actor and film director 1,834 35,410
36. Ossie Davis87*Actor, director, poet, playwright, writer, and social activist 1,801 36,408
37. Richard Brooks51American actor, singer and director 1,782 38,266
38. Cle Shaheed Sloan42American film director 1,703 37,648
39. Thomas Carter61American director 1,631 39,040
40. Kasi Lemmons53Actress, film director 1,579 38,205
41. Vondie Curtis-Hall57American actor, film director 1,317 41,058
42. Doug E. Doug44Actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and film director 1,007 46,514
43. Darnell Martin50American, Screenwriter 945 48,580
44. Angela Robinson43Film director, screenwriter 847 51,718
45. Reginald Hudlin52American writer 789 49,743
46. Clark Johnson59American film director 787 51,721
47. Paris Barclay58American, Director 657 58,241
48. Oscar Micheaux67*American, Film/TV Producer 646 55,323
49. Malcolm D. Lee44Film director 541 58,827
50. Gilbert Moses52*Stage, screen, and television director 519 67,918
51. Stan Lathan69Director, Producer 503 61,146
52. Melvin Van Peebles82American actor 493 64,432
53. Carl Franklin65Actor, screenwriter, Film and television director 426 69,257
54. George Tillman Jr.45American film director 408 65,004
55. Gina Prince-Bythewood45director, screenwriter 375 68,824
56. Albert Hughes42Iranian film director 344 69,861
57. George C. Wolfe59American playwright 289 73,990
58. George Jackson42*American film director 256 78,628
59. Rusty Cundieff53American actor 235 78,979
60. Kevin Rodney Sullivan56American director 209 86,179
61. Ernest R. Dickerson63American, Director 207 83,215
62. Tim Story44American film director 184 87,894
63. Abiola Abrams38Author, filmmaker, television personality 179 88,041
64. Gordon Parks Jr.44*American, Director 124 98,395
65. Charles Stone IIIAmerican film director 121 101,339
66. Chris StokesAmerican film director 116 101,524
67. Cheryl Dunye48American actor and director 110 112,392
68. Reggie Rock Bythewood49American, Film Director 98 106,724
69. Michael Schultz75American director 77 113,267
70. D'Urville Martin45*African American blaxsploitation actor/director 70 131,637
71. Safiya Songhai34American film director 64 121,598
72. Neema Barnette64American, Director 62 120,702
73. Doug McHenryAmerican, Film/TV Producer 58 123,369
74. Kenny LeonAmerican, Director 54 127,232
75. Bill Gunn59*Bill Gunn was a prolific playwright who was also a screenwriter, film director and novelist. 52 154,181
76. Nnegest Likké44film director 46 136,541
77. Matty Rich42American film director 42 140,993
78. Patrik-Ian Polk41American actor and director 41 149,842
79. Larry "Flash" JenkinsAmerican actor 39 150,097
80. Millicent SheltonAmerican, Director 39 146,130
81. Anita W. AddisonTelevision and film director, television producer 35 154,262
82. Sean Weathers34American film maker 34 153,907
83. Jamal JosephAmerican film director 31 156,597
84. John RidleyWriter 30 161,719
85. Warrington Hudlin62American actor 27 184,763
86. Dianne Houston60American film director, producer and screenwriter 27 177,311
87. Oz Scott64Film director, television director, television producer, theatre director 26 169,989
88. Seith MannAmerican, Film Director 25 172,735
89. Euzhan Palcy56Euzhan Palcy is a famous director, producer, poet, singer, and writer. 25 184,662
90. Bille WoodruffAmerican, Director 22 184,997
91. Vaginal DavisAmerican musician 21 197,281
92. M.K. Asante Jr.31American writer, filmmaker and academic 20 192,750
93. Pete Chatmon37American, Director 19 199,749
94. Julie Dash61American filmmaker 17 218,951
95. Bruce W. SmithAmerican film director 17 211,717
96. Geretta GerettaAmerican, Screenwriter 16 218,273
97. William Greaves87*American documentary filmmaker 13 257,399
98. William Crain65Horror film director 13 245,149
99. Charles Lane (filmmaker)50American actor 11 263,842
100. S. Torriano BerryIndependent filmmaker and educator 8 -
101. Charles BurnettAmerican film director 7 -
102. Roy Campanella IIAmerican, Film Director 7 -
103. Linda Goode Bryant 6 -
104. Scott Sanders (director)American film direcotr 5 -
105. Benny BoomFilm director, music video director 4 -
106. David MasseyAmerican film director 4 -
107. Carlton MossAmerican film director 4 -
108. Hugh A. Robertsonfilm director and editor 3 -
109. Helaine HeadFilm, television and theatre director 3 -
110. Tamarat MakonnenAmerican, Director 3 -
111. Adam DavenportAmerican, Screenwriter 2 -
112. Bill Miles 2 -
113. Richard MauriceAmerican actor 2 -
114. Henry HamptonAmerican film director 2 -
115. Camille BillopsAfrican American sculptor, filmmaker, printmaker 2 -
116. Jenn ShawAmerican, Film Director 2 -
117. Track Bangasrecord production team 2 -
118. Roger Ross WilliamsAmerican film director 1 -
119. Ben Caldwell (filmmaker) 1 -
120. Zeinabu irene DavisAward-winning director associated with the Los Angeles School of Black Filmmakers. 1 -
121. Leah GilliamAmerican, Artist 1 -
122. Ephraim BentonAmerican actor 1 -
123. Allen WillisAmerican documetnary filmmaker 1 -
124. Jerry Lamothe 1 -
125. Tigre Hill - -
126. Alile Sharon LarkinIndependent filmmaker and educator - -
* deceased (age at death)