Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 19, 1966
Antoine Fuqua is an American filmmaker and comic artist. He has directed The Replacement Killers, Training Day, and The Equalizer, among other films.
The surname Fuqua occurs among African-Americans. Antoine is married to actress Lela Rochon. He has three children, including two with Lela.
He has said that he prefers not to be called a “Black filmmaker,” and be known as simply a filmmaker.
Antoine is a nephew of rhythm and blues singer, songwriter, record producer, and record label executive Harvey Fuqua, of the band the Moonglows, and a great-nephew of musician Charlie Fuqua, of the Ink Spots.