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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetelu Umeadi "Chiwetel" Ejiofor was 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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Born:
Jul 10, 1977 In Forest Gate, London, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
52
First Appeared:
In the movie Deadly Voyage 1996-06-14
Latest Project:
Movie Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness 2021-04-29
Known For

Chiwetel Ejiofor Movies Filmography

Movie
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Baron Karl Mordo 2021-04-29
Movie
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Conall 2019-10-16
Movie
The Lion King
Scar (voice) 2019-07-12
Movie
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Trywell Kamkwamba 2019-03-01
Movie
The Elephant Queen
Narrator 2019-10-18
Movie
Sherlock Gnomes
Watson (Voice) 2018-03-15
Movie
Mary Magdalene
Peter 2018-03-15
Movie
Come Sunday
Carlton Pearson 2018-01-21
Movie
Red Nose Day Actually
Peter 2017-03-24
Movie
Doctor Strange: Strange Company
Himself 2017-02-28
Movie
Triple 9
Michael Atwood 2016-02-19
Movie
Ares III: Refocused
Vincent Kapoor 2016-01-12
Movie
The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'
Himself 2016-06-07
Movie
Doctor Strange
Baron Karl Mordo 2016-10-25
Movie
Secret in Their Eyes
Ray 2015-10-14
Movie
The Martian
Vincent Kapoor 2015-09-30
Movie
Z for Zachariah
John Loomis 2015-08-13
Movie
National Theatre Live: Everyman
Everyman 2015-07-16
Series
ARES: live
Vincent Kapoor 2015-06-07
Movie
Making a Scene
Man 2013-11-25
Movie
12 Years a Slave
Solomon Northup 2013-10-18
Movie
Half of a Yellow Sun
Odenigbo 2013-09-08
Movie
Savannah
Christmas Moultrie 2013-04-25
Movie
Phil Spector
Mock Prosecutor 2013-03-24
Series
Dancing on the Edge
Louis Lester 2013-02-04
Series
The Shadow Line
Jonah Gabriel 2011-05-05
Movie
Salt
Darryl Peabody 2010-07-21
Movie
2012
Adrian Helmsley 2009-10-10
Movie
Endgame
President Thabo Mbeki 2009-01-18
Movie
Redbelt
Mike Terry 2008-04-07
Movie
This Is My Africa
Himself 2008-04-01
Movie
American Gangster
Huey Lucas 2007-11-02
Movie
Talk to Me
Dewey Hughes 2007-07-13
Movie
Children of Men
Luke 2006-09-22
Movie
Inside Man
Detective Bill Mitchell 2006-03-23
Series
Tsunami: The Aftermath
Ian Carter 2006-01-01
Movie
Kinky Boots
Lola 2005-08-30
Movie
Four Brothers
Victor Sweet 2005-08-11
Movie
Serenity
The Operative 2005-09-03
Movie
Slow Burn
Ty Trippin 2005-09-12
Movie
Melinda and Melinda
Ellis Moonsong 2004-10-29
Movie
She Hate Me
Frank Wills 2004-07-30
Movie
Red Dust
Alex Mpondo 2004-01-01
Movie
Three Blind Mice
Mark Hayward 2003-10-08
Movie
Love Actually
Peter 2003-09-07
Movie
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Orsino 2003-05-05
Series
Trust
Ashley Carter 2003-01-09
Movie
Dirty Pretty Things
Okwe 2002-09-05
Movie
It Was an Accident
Nicky Burkett 2000-10-27
Movie
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time
Rix 1999-10-01
Movie
Amistad
Ens. James Covey 1997-12-03
Movie
Deadly Voyage
Ebow 1996-06-14