Antoine Fuqua (born January 19, 1966 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an African-Americanfilm director of such films as The Replacement Killers with Chow Yun Fat, Bait with Jamie Foxx, Training Day with Denzel Washington, Tears of the Sun with Bruce Willis and King Arthur with Clive Owen. January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area - Total - Water 151. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area - Total - Width - Length - % water - Latitude - Longitude Ranked 33rd 119,283 kmÂ² 255 km 455 km 2. ... An African American (also Afro-American or Black American, or black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... The Replacement Killers is a 1998 film, directed by Antoine Fuqua. ... Chow Yun-Fat (周潤發, Jau1 Yeun6 Faat3, Pinyin: Zhōu Rùnfā) (born May 18, 1955 on Lamma Island, Hong Kong) is among a handful of internationally recognized screen actors that Hong Kong has ever produced, along with Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan. ... Bait is a 2000 action comedy starring Jamie Foxx, David Morse and Doug Hutchison. ... coutry // Acting The Jamie Foxx Show DVD cover for Season 1 comedians, including Jim Carrey and the Wayans brothers. ... Training Day is a 2001 film starring Denzel Washington as Alonzo Harris, a highly decorated but corrupt LAPD police officer, and Ethan Hawke as Jake Hoyt, his new green recruit looking to become a part of Harris Narcotics unit. ... Washington in John Q (2002) Denzel Jermaine Washington, Jr. ... Tears of the Sun is a 2003 film directed by Antoine Fuqua. ... Bruce Willis in Virginia Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor and musician. ... A movie poster for King Arthur. ... Clive Owen Clive Owen (born October 3, 1964), is an English actor, now a regular performer in Hollywood and independent American films. ...
He is a 1983 graduate of Taylor Allderdice High School. Taylor Allderdice High School is a public school located in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...
He is married to actress Lela Rochon. Lela Rochon (born on 17 April 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA) is an American actress best known for her role as Robin Stokes in the movie Waiting to Exhale. ...
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A native of Pittsburgh, Fuqua cut his teeth in film by directing videos for such artists as Arrested Development, Prince, and Toni Braxton, and the tell-tale signs of admitted influence Tony Scott could clearly be seen even in these early works.
Though Fuqua's follow-up, the bombastic action thriller Tears of the Sun (2003), was greeted at the box office with little fanfare, his 2004 blues documentary Lightning in a Bottle found the generally flashy director toning things down a bit to investigate the history of one of America's most beloved musical styles.
Later that year, Fuqua returned to feature territory with what would be his biggest production to date, a historical drama detailing the life of the eponymous leader of the Knights of the Round Table, King Arthur.
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