F. Gary Gray

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Date of Birth July 17, 1969
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Age 51 years old
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Felix Gary Gray is an American film director, film producer, music video director, and actor. Gray began his career as a director on numerous critically acclaimed and award-winning music videos, including "It Was a Good Day" by Ice Cube, "Natural Born Killaz" by Dr. Dre and Ice Cube, "Keep Their Heads Ringin'" by Dr. Dre, "Waterfalls" by TLC, and "Ms. Jackson" by Outkast. Gray made his feature film directorial debut with the comedy Friday. He has since directed the films Set It Off, The Negotiator, The Italian Job, Be Cool, Law Abiding Citizen, and Straight Outta Compton. He also directed the eighth installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise, The Fate of the Furious, which is the 18th-highest-grossing film of all time.

Born: Felix Gary Gray, July 17, 1969, New York City, New York, U.S.
Other names: Gary Gray
Occupation: Film director, film producer, music video director, actor
Years active: 1989–present
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About F. Gary Gray

American director best known as the director of financially and critically successful films like 1995's Friday, 2003's The Italian Job and 2015's Straight Outta Compton. He is also a director of several notable music videos, including TLC's "Waterfalls" and OutKast's "Ms. Jackson."

Before Fame

He grew up in New York and began his career in the film business with an appearance in the 1989 baseball comedy Major League.

Achievement

He is the recipient of the Ivan Dixon Award of Achievement from the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center.

Family Life

He has dated actress Elise Neal.

Associations

He has frequently worked with Ice Cube, directing the rapper in Friday as well as the music video for "It Was a Good Day."

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Latest information about F. Gary Gray updated on February 25, 2021.

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