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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 Dans Forest Gate, London, UK
Crédits Movie / TV :
Apparu en premier:
Dans le movie Tonight at Noon
Dernier projet:
Film Le Roi Lion 2019-07-17
Connu pour
Poster of 12 Years a Slave
Poster of 2012
Poster of Les Fils de l'homme
Poster of Serenity : L'ultime rébellion
Film Tonight at Noon Lee 2019
Film Le Roi Lion Scar (voice) 2019-07-17
Film Sherlock Gnomes Watson (Voice) 2018-03-15
Film Marie Madeleine Peter 2018-03-15
Film Doctor Strange: Strange Company Himself 2017-02-28
Film Triple 9 Michael Atwood 2016-03-16
Film Doctor Strange Karl Mordo 2016-10-25
Film National Theatre Live: Everyman Everyman 2015-07-16
Film Aux yeux de tous Ray 2015-10-14
Film Les Survivants Loomis 2015-08-13
Film Seul sur Mars Venkat Kapoor 2015-09-30
Series Dancing on the Edge Louis Lester 2013-02-04
Film Phil Spector Mock Prosecutor 2013-03-24
Film Dancing on the Edge Louis Lester 2013-02-04
Film 12 Years a Slave Solomon Northup 2013-10-18
Film Making a Scene Man 2013-11-25
Film Half of a Yellow Sun Odenigbo 2013-09-08
Film Savannah Christmas Moultrie 2013-04-25
Series The Shadow Line Jonah Gabriel 2011-05-05
Film Salt Darryl Peabody 2010-07-21
Film 2012 Adrian Helmsley 2009-11-13
Film Endgame President Thabo Mbeki 2009-01-18
Film This Is My Africa Himself 2008-04-01
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
Series Tsunami: The Aftermath Ian Carter 2006-01-01
Film Les Fils de l'homme Luke 2006-09-22
Film Inside Man - L'homme de l'intérieur Detective Bill Mitchell 2006-03-23
Film Melinda et Melinda Ellis Moonsong 2005-01-12
Film Quatre Frères Victor Sweet 2005-08-11
Film Slow Burn Ty Trippin 2005-09-12
Film Kinky Boots Lola 2005-08-30
Film Serenity : L'ultime rébellion The Operative 2005-08-25
Film Red Dust Alex Mpondo 2004-01-01
Film She Hate Me Frank Wills 2004-07-30
Film Une Souris verte... Mark Hayward 2003-10-08
Series Trust Ashley Carter 2003-01-09
Film Love Actually Peter 2003-09-07
Series Canterbury Tales Paul 2003-09-11
Film Twelfth Night, or What You Will Orsino 2003-05-05
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