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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetelu Umeadi "Chiwetel" Ejiofor, born on 10 July 1977 in Forest Gate, London. He attended London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, but had to leave after a year after receiving the roll of Ens, in Steven Spielberg's historical drama, "Amistad". For his first leading film role in Dirty Pretty Things, he won a British Independent Film Award for best actor. He has portrayed Othello in numerous stage productions including Bloomsbury Theatre, Theatre Royal in Glasgow and Donmar Warehouse. He made his directorial debut in the short film Slapper, which he also wrote. He soon became well known after moving on to bigger roles in "Inside Man" (2005), "American Gangster" (2007), "Children of Men" and Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" (2012).

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Jul 10, 1977 In Forest Gate, London, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Tonight at Noon
Latest Project:
Pelicula Doctor Strange 2 2020-12-31
Known For
Poster of María Magdalena
Poster of Z for Zachariah
Poster of American Gangster
Poster of Amistad
Pelicula Doctor Strange 2 Baron Karl Mordo 2020-12-31
Pelicula Maleficent 2 2020-05-29
Pelicula Tonight at Noon Lee 2019
Pelicula El Rey León Scar (voice) 2019-07-17
Pelicula Come Sunday Carlton Pearson 2018-01-21
Pelicula Sherlock Gnomes Watson (Voice) 2018-03-15
Pelicula María Magdalena Peter 2018-03-16
Pelicula Red Nose Day Actually Peter 2017-03-24
Pelicula Ares III: Refocused Vincent Kapoor 2016-01-12
Pelicula Triple 9 Michael Atwood 2016-02-19
Pelicula Doctor Strange Karl Mordo 2016-10-25
Pelicula National Theatre Live: Everyman Everyman 2015-07-16
Pelicula Z for Zachariah John Loomis 2015-08-13
Pelicula Marte (The Martian) Venkat Kapoor 2015-09-30
Pelicula El secreto de una obsesión Ray 2015-10-14
Pelicula Savannah Christmas Moultrie 2013-04-25
Series Dancing on the Edge Louis Lester 2013-02-04
Pelicula Phil Spector Mock Prosecutor 2013-03-24
Pelicula Half of a Yellow Sun Odenigbo 2013-09-08
Pelicula Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Pelicula 12 años de esclavitud Solomon Northup 2013-12-12
Series The Shadow Line Jonah Gabriel 2011-05-05
Pelicula Salt Darryl Peabody 2010-07-21
Pelicula 2012 Adrian Helmsley 2009-10-10
Pelicula Endgame President Thabo Mbeki 2009-01-18
Pelicula Cinturón Rojo Mike Terry 2008-04-07
Pelicula This Is My Africa Himself 2008-04-01
Pelicula Talk to Me Dewey Hughes 2007-07-13
Pelicula American Gangster Huey Lucas 2007-11-02
Series Tsunami: El día después Ian Carter 2006-01-01
Pelicula Plan oculto Detective Bill Mitchell 2006-03-23
Pelicula Hijos de los hombres Luke 2006-09-22
Pelicula Cuatro hermanos Victor Sweet 2005-08-11
Pelicula Pisando fuerte Lola 2005-08-30
Pelicula Slow Burn Ty Trippin 2005-09-12
Pelicula Serenity The Operative 2005-08-25
Pelicula Tierra de sangre Alex Mpondo 2004-01-01
Pelicula Melinda y Melinda Ellis Moonsong 2004-10-29
Pelicula Ella me odia Frank Wills 2004-07-30
Pelicula Twelfth Night, or What You Will Orsino 2003-05-05
Series Trust Ashley Carter 2003-01-09
Pelicula Love Actually Peter 2003-09-07
Pelicula Testigo Virtual Mark Hayward 2003-10-08
Series Canterbury Tales Paul 2003-09-11
Pelicula Negocios ocultos Okwe 2002-09-05
Pelicula It Was an Accident Nicky Burkett 2000-10-27
Pelicula G:MT Greenwich Mean Time Rix 1999-10-01
Pelicula Amistad Ens. James Covey 1997-12-03
Pelicula Deadly Voyage Ebow 1996-06-14
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Chiwetel Ejiofor 1953-03-18