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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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Born:
Apr 1, 1976 In Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
49
First Appeared:
In the movie Dog Eat Dog 2001-12-07
Latest Project:
Movie Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway 2020-12-10
Known For

David Oyelowo Movies Filmography

Movie
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
Nigel Basil-Jones 2020-12-10
Movie
Don't Let Go
Detective Jack Radcliff 2019-08-30
Series
Les Misérables
Javert 2018-12-30
Movie
A Wrinkle in Time
The It (voice) 2018-03-08
Movie
Gringo
Harold Soyinka 2018-03-08
Movie
The Cloverfield Paradox
Kiel 2018-02-04
Movie
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People
2017-08-26
Movie
A United Kingdom
Seretse Khama 2016-11-25
Movie
Queen of Katwe
Robert Katende 2016-09-23
Movie
Five Nights in Maine
Sherwin 2016-08-05
Movie
Star Wars Rebels: Steps Into Shadow
Agent Kallus (voice) 2016-07-16
Movie
Nina
Clifton Henderson 2016-04-22
Movie
Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal
Agent Kallus (voice) 2015-04-18
Movie
Captive
Brian Nichols 2015-09-17
Movie
A Most Violent Year
D.A. Lawrence 2014-12-30
Movie
9 Kisses
Arm Wrestling Man #1 2014-12-11
Movie
Interstellar
Principal 2014-11-05
Movie
Default
2014-10-17
Series
Star Wars Rebels
Agent Kallus (voice) 2014-10-13
Movie
Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion
Agent Kallus (voice) 2014-10-03
Movie
Nightingale
Peter Snowden 2014-06-17
Movie
Selma
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2014-02-06
Movie
The Butler
Louis Gaines 2013-08-16
Movie
Complicit
Edward Ekubo 2013-02-16
Movie
Middle of Nowhere
Brian 2012-01-20
Movie
Red Tails
Joe 'Lightning' Little 2012-01-19
Movie
Jack Reacher
Emerson 2012-12-20
Movie
Rahab
Cen 2012-05-04
Movie
Lincoln
Corporal Ira Clark 2012-11-09
Movie
The Paperboy
Yardley Acheman 2012-09-14
Movie
96 Minutes
Duane 2011-10-14
Movie
The Help
Preacher Green 2011-08-09
Movie
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Steven Jacobs 2011-08-03
Series
Small Island
Gilbert 2009-12-06
Movie
Rage
Homer 2009-09-24
Series
The Passion
Joseph of Arimathea 2008-03-16
Movie
A Raisin in the Sun
Joseph Asagai 2008-02-25
Movie
Sweet Nothing in My Ear
Leonard Grisham 2008-04-20
Movie
Who Do You Love
Muddy Waters 2008-09-11
Series
Five Days
2007-01-23
Movie
Born Equal
Yemi 2006-12-04
Movie
Shoot the Messenger
2006-04-26
Movie
The Last King of Scotland
Dr. Thomas Junju 2006-01-12
Movie
As You Like It
Orlando De Boys 2006-01-01
Movie
Derailed
Patrol Officer 2005-11-11
Movie
The Best Man
Graham 2005-07-09
Movie
A Sound of Thunder
Payne 2005-05-15
Movie
Tomorrow La Scala!
2002-12-10
Movie
Dog Eat Dog
CJ 2001-12-07