David Oyelowo

1 Apr 1976

Actor, Producer

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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Filmography (28 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Gringo
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as Harold Soyinka)
(movie, 2018)
···A Wrinkle in Time
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction, Family, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as The It (voice))
(movie, 2018)
···The Cloverfield Paradox
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Kiel)
(movie, 2016)
···A United Kingdom
Genre: Drama, History
Role: Actor, Producer
(movie, 2016)
···Queen of Katwe
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Robert Katende)
(movie, 2015)
···Captive
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Role: Actor, Producer
Role: Actor (as Agent Kallus)
(movie, 2014)
···A Most Violent Year
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as D.A. Lawrence)
(movie, 2014)
···Selma
Genre: History, Drama
Role: Actor (as Martin Luther King)
(movie, 2014)
9.6Interstellar
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Principal)
(movie, 2014)
···Default
Role: Actor
Role: Actor (as Agent Kallus)
(movie, 2013)
···The Butler
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Louis Gaines)
(movie, 2012)
···Jack Reacher
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Emerson)
(movie, 2012)
···Lincoln
Genre: History, Drama
Role: Actor (as Corporal Ira Clark)
(movie, 2012)
···Middle of Nowhere
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Brian)
(movie, 2012)
···The Paperboy
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Yardley Acheman)
(movie, 2012)
···Red Tails
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Role: Actor (as Joe 'Lightning' Little)
(movie, 2011)
···The Help
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Preacher Green)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Drama, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Steven Jacobs)
(movie, 2010)
···Small Island
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Gilbert)
(movie, 2010)
···Blood and Oil
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Keme Tobodo)
(movie, 2009)
···Rage
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Homer)
(movie, 2008)
···A Raisin in the Sun
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Joseph Asagai)
(movie, 2006)
···The Last King of Scotland
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Thomas Junju)
(movie, 2006)
···American Blend
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Mercury)
(movie, 2005)
···A Sound of Thunder
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Payne)
(movie, 2001)
···Dog Eat Dog
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as CJ)