Timothy Kevin Story
March 13, 1970
|Alma mater||USC School of Cinematic Arts (1991)|
|Organization||The Story Company|
Timothy Kevin Story (born March 13, 1970) is an African American film director, writer, and film producer. He is best known for Barbershop (2002), the Fantastic Four (2005) and the Ride Along franchise. He has been nominated for two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Directing in a Feature Film/Television Movie in 2006 and 2013.
He is the founder of The Story Company, an entertainment production company that he started with his wife in 1996.
Born in Los Angeles on March 13, 1970, Story attended LA's Westchester High School, with jazz pianist Eric Reed and actresses Regina King and Nia Long. He was senior class president at Westchester High. He graduated from the USC School of Cinematic Arts in 1991.
While in high school, Story briefly attempted a career in music. He was part of Ice-T's Rhyme Syndicate and even appeared as a member of the group T.D.F. on the song "T.D.F. Connection" from the 1988 compilation album Rhyme Syndicate Comin' Through. A group member was shot and killed prior to them being signed to Warner Bros. Records. Story later turned his attention to directing feature films.
|1997||One of Us Tripped||Also editor|
|1999||The Firing Squad||Also editor and writer|
|2007||Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer|
|2012||Think Like a Man|
|Think Like a Man Too|
|2016||Ride Along 2|
|2021||Tom & Jerry||Also executive producer and the voice of Pigeon Announcer|
|TBA||Ride Along 3|
Story has directed segments for Kevin Hart's concert films, Laugh at My Pain, Let Me Explain and What Now?.
|Collaborator||One of Us Tripped
|The Firing Squad
|Fantastic Four and Rise of the Silver Surfer
|Think Like a Man
|Think Like a Man Too
|Ride Along 2
|Tom & Jerry
|Taraji P. Henson||3|