- Name: John Ridley
- Born: unknown
- Occupation: Screenwriter, Novelist, Television writer, Television director
John Ridley IV (born October 1, 1965) is an American screenwriter, television director, novelist, and showrunner, known for 12 Years a Slave, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He is also the creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed anthology series American Crime. His most recent work is the documentary film Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992.
Birth Name: John Ridley IV
Notable Works: 12 Years a Slave, American Crime
School: New York University
Alias: John Ridley IV
Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
John Ridley quotes :
Old white guys can be a funny bunch, can't they? The same anti-same-sex marriage, anti-affirmative action cadre can flower into the biggest supporters of 'equality' the minute they get a whiff of minority empowerment.John Ridley