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John Ridley

BA '87 - East Asian Languages

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Winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave; creator and showrunner of the critically acclaimed ABC series American Crime; writer and director of the documentary film Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982–1992; author of seven novels and regular contributor to The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and NPR’s Morning Edition; co-founder, Nō Studios


John Ridley