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David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo was born in Oxford in 1976. His family originates from Nigeria. David studied Theatre Studies for A level and his teacher suggested he should become an actor. After A levels David enrolled for a year on an Art foundation course. In December 2000 David became the first black actor to play an English monarch for the RSC taking the title role in Henry VI. His performance won him the 'Ian Charleson' Award 2001 for best newcomer in a classical play.

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Apr 1, 1976
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Sweet Thunder
Latest Project:
Movie Chaos Walking 2019-02-27
Known For
Poster of Interstellar
Poster of Criadas y seƱoras
Poster of Glenn Martin, DDS
Poster of Maisie Raine
Movie Chaos Walking Aaron 2019-02-27
Movie Americanah 2019
Movie Sweet Thunder Sugar Ray Robinson 2019
Movie Un pliegue en el tiempo The It (voice) 2018-03-08
Movie Gringo Harold Soyinka 2018-03-09
Movie The Cloverfield Paradox Kiel 2018-02-04
Movie Nina Clifton Henderson 2016-04-22
Movie La reina de Katwe Robert Katende 2016-09-23
Movie Un reino unido Seretse Khama 2016-11-25
Movie Star Wars Rebels: Steps Into Shadow Agent Kallus (voice) 2016-07-16
Movie Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal Agent Kallus (voice) 2015-04-18
Movie Captive Brian Nichols 2015-09-17
Movie Five Nights in Maine Unknown 2015-09-13
Movie Nightingale Peter Snowden 2015-05-29
Movie Star Wars Rebels: La chispa de la rebelión Agent Kallus (voice) 2014-10-03
Series Star Wars Rebels Agent Kallus (voice) 2014-10-13
Movie El año más violento D.A. Lawrence 2014-12-30
Movie Default 2014-10-17
Movie Selma Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2014-12-25
Movie Interstellar Principal 2014-11-05
Movie 9 Kisses Arm Wrestling Man #1 2014-12-11
Movie Complicit Edward Ekubo 2013-02-16
Movie El mayordomo Louis Gaines 2013-08-16
Movie Red Tails Joe 'Lightning' Little 2012-01-19
Movie Rahab Cen 2012-05-04
Movie Gatchaman 2012-01-01
Movie Lincoln Corporal Ira Clark 2012-11-09
Movie El chico del periódico Yardley Acheman 2012-09-14
Movie Middle of Nowhere Brian 2012-10-12
Movie Jack Reacher Emerson 2012-12-20
Movie El origen del planeta de los simios Steven Jacobs 2011-08-03
Movie 96 Minutes Duane 2011-10-14
Movie Criadas y señoras Preacher Green 2011-08-09
Series Blood And Oil 2010-03-29
Series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Unknown 2009-03-15
Movie Rage Homer 2009-09-24
Series Glenn Martin, DDS Unknown 2009-08-17
Series Small Island Gilbert 2009-12-06
Movie Una sombra bajo el sol Joseph Asagai 2008-02-25
Series La Pasión Joseph of Arimathea 2008-03-16
Movie Sweet Nothing in My Ear Leonard Grisham 2008-04-20
Movie Who Do You Love Muddy Waters 2008-09-11
Series Five Days 2007-10-02
Movie Born Equal Yemi 2006-12-04
Movie El último rey de Escocia Dr. Thomas Junju 2006-09-01
Movie Como gustéis Orlando De Boys 2006-01-01
Series Mayo Unknown 2006-03-12
Movie Shoot the Messenger 2006-08-30
Movie Sin control (Derailed) Patrol Officer 2005-11-11
Movie Loco por la novia Graham 2005-07-09
Movie El sonido del trueno Payne 2005-05-15
Movie Tomorrow La Scala! 2002-12-10
Series Doble Identidad (Spooks) Danny Hunter 2002-05-13
Movie Dog Eat Dog CJ 2001-12-07
Series Maisie Raine Unknown 1998-07-28
Series As Time Goes By Unknown 1992-01-12