NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20: Creator John Singleton attends Build to discuss "Snowfall" at Build Studio on July 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage) The family of John Singleton has confirmed that Singleton has died at the age of 51. According to the famed directors family, he was taken off of life-support following last week's hospitalization. "This was an agonizing decision, one that our family made, over a number of days, with the careful counsel of John’s doctors," the family stated. "We are grateful to his fans, friends and colleagues for the (outpouring) of love and prayers during this incredibly difficult time. We want to thank all the doctors at Cedars Sinai for the impeccable care he received."