Born on August 24, 1972, Ava DuVernay is an American filmmaker and film distributor who made her feature film debut in This is the Life (2008) and She is the first black female to be nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Director, and also the first black female director to have her film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
She is the creator, director and co-writer of the miniseries When They See Us which is based on 1989 Central Park jogger case. For more information, read the article below.
Before Fame: She attended UCLA.
Ava DuVernay Ethnicity/Religion/Education
Ava was raised in Lynwood, Californiaby Darlene Maye and Murray Maye. She has four siblings.