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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
Aparitii in Filme/Seriale:
Primul film:
In movie Deadly Voyage 1996-06-14
Ultimul film:
Film The Lion King 2019-07-17
Cunoscut pentru
Poster of Dancing on the Edge
Poster of The Shadow Line
Poster of Trust
Filme in care a jucat
Film The Lion King Scar (voice) 2019-07-17
Film Mary Magdalene Peter 2019-04-12
Film Sherlock Gnomes Watson (Voice) 2018-03-15
Film Come Sunday Carlton Pearson 2018-01-21
Film Red Nose Day Actually Peter 2017-03-24
Film Doctor Strange Karl Mordo 2016-10-25
Film Triple 9 Michael Atwood 2016-02-19
Film Secret in Their Eyes Ray 2015-10-14
Film The Martian Venkat Kapoor 2015-09-30
Film Z for Zachariah John Loomis 2015-08-13
Film National Theatre Live: Everyman Everyman 2015-07-16
Film Phil Spector Mock Prosecutor 2013-03-24
Serial Dancing on the Edge Louis Lester 2013-02-04
Film Dancing on the Edge Louis Lester 2013-02-04
Film Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Film Savannah Christmas Moultrie 2013-04-25
Film Half of a Yellow Sun Odenigbo 2013-09-08
Film 12 Years a Slave Solomon Northup 2013-10-30
Serial The Shadow Line Jonah Gabriel 2011-05-05
Film Salt Darryl Peabody 2010-07-21
Film 2012 Adrian Helmsley 2009-10-10
Film Endgame President Thabo Mbeki 2009-01-18
Film Redbelt Mike Terry 2008-04-07
Film American Gangster Huey Lucas 2007-11-02
Film Talk to Me Dewey Hughes 2007-07-13
Film Tsunami: The Aftermath Ian Carter 2006-12-10
Film Children of Men Luke 2006-09-22
Film Inside Man Detective Bill Mitchell 2006-03-23
Serial Tsunami: The Aftermath Ian Carter 2006-01-01
Film Serenity The Operative 2005-09-30
Film Slow Burn Ty Trippin 2005-09-12
Film Kinky Boots Lola 2005-08-30
Film Four Brothers Victor Sweet 2005-08-11
Film Red Dust Alex Mpondo 2004-01-01
Film She Hate Me Frank Wills 2004-07-30
Film Melinda and Melinda Ellis Moonsong 2004-10-29
Film 3 Blind Mice Mark Hayward 2003-10-08
Serial Canterbury Tales Paul 2003-09-11
Film Love Actually Peter 2003-09-07
Film Twelfth Night, or What You Will Orsino 2003-05-05
Serial Trust Ashley Carter 2003-01-09
Film Dirty Pretty Things Okwe 2002-09-05
Film It Was an Accident Nicky Burkett 2000-10-27
Film G:MT Greenwich Mean Time Rix 1999-10-01
Film Amistad Ens. James Covey 1997-12-03
Film Deadly Voyage Ebow 1996-06-14