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Ryan Kyle Coogler, an American director, was born on May 23, 1986 in Oakland, California, U.S.
Ryan Coogler was a wide receiver for his high school football team.
He is a recipient of four NAACP Image Awards, four Black Reel Awards and an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.
His first student film, “Locks,” was about an African-American teenager who is dealing with the death of his father.
He made his feature-length debut with the independent film Fruitvale Station in 2013.
Ryan Coogler has been a fan of Marvel Studios since his childhood.
Ryan Coogler is an avid fan of comic books and video games.
He is the first African American to direct a film with a budget of more than $100 million.
He was included in the “Time 100” list of the most influential people in the world in 2018.
Ryan Coogler is married to Zinzi Evans, who is also a filmmaker.
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