American film director and screenwriter, most recognized for writing the film, Hustle & Flow.
He wrote the feature Poor and Hungry, which was shot in Memphis, Tennessee.
The song "It's Hard out Here for a Pimp," which was featured in his film Hustle & Flow, won an Academy Award for Best Original Song.
He married Jodi Brewer.
His most famous film, Hustle & Flow, starred Taraji P. Henson.