F. Gary Gray Overview

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Born: July 17, 1969

Gray's video of Ice Cube's It Was a Good Day was listed in Rolling Stone magazine's Top 100 Best Videos of All Time. The rapper then hired Gray to make his feature film directing debut with a screenplay Ice Cube had co-written, the comedy Friday (1995) starring Ice Cube and Chris Tucker. Made for only $2 million, the film grossed $30 million, paving the way for several sequels. Gray's next film was Set it Off (1996), starring Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett. The film's budget was $9 million, but... See All


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