David Oyelowo

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David Oyelowo  British Actor

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David Oyelowo is a 40 year old British Actor. Born on 1st April, 1976 in Oxford, England, he is famous for The Last King of Scotland in a career that spans 1998–present. His zodiac sign is Aries.

David Oyelowo has been in an on-screen matchup with Naomie Harris in Small Island (2009).

David Oyelowo is a member of the following lists: Ian Charleson Award winners, Yoruba male actors and Alumni of City and Islington College.


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First Name David
Last Name Oyelowo
Full Name at Birth David Oyelowo
Age 40 years
Birthday 1st April, 1976
Birthplace Oxford, England
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality British
University London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Last King of Scotland
Year(s) Active 1998–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Hamilton Hodell, Inphenate
Official Websites www.facebook.com/pages/David-Oyelowo/105609999473541, officialdavidoyelowo.com/, twitter.com/David_Oyelowoo

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo (/ɵˈjɛlɵwoʊ/ ə-YEL-ə-woh; born April 1, 1976) is a British actor, producer, director, and writer. He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Middle of Nowhere (2012), Lincoln (2012), and garnered praise for portraying Louis Gaines in The Butler (2013). On television, he played MI5 officer Danny Hunter in the British series Spooks (2002–04), and as of 2014, provides the voice of Imperial Security Bureau agent Kallus on the animated series Star Wars Rebels. In 2014, Oyelowo played Martin Luther King, Jr. in the biographical drama film Selma, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor (Drama). Also in 2014, he starred in the HBO movie Nightingale, for which he won a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie.

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God Particle2017Movie
Nina2016Clifton HendersonMovie
A United Kingdom2016Seretse KhamaMovie
Queen of Katwe2016Robert KatendeMovie
Captive2015Brian NicholsMovie
Five Nights in Maine2015SherwinMovie
Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions2015Agent KallusMovie
Black Knight Decoded2015FatherMovie
Interstellar2014School PrincipalMovie
Selma2014Dr. Martin Luther King, JR.Movie
Star Wars Rebels2014Agent KallusTV Show
A Most Violent Year2014D.A. LawrenceMovie
Nightingale2014Peter SnowdenMovie
Lee Daniels' The Butler2013Louis GainesMovie
Lincoln2012Corporal Ira ClarkMovie
Jack Reacher2012EmersonMovie
Red Tails2012Joe 'Lightning' LittleMovie
Middle of Nowhere2012BrianMovie
The Paperboy2012Yardley AchemanMovie
Complicit2012Edward EkuboMovie
Rise of the Planet of the Apes2011Steven JacobsMovie
96 Minutes2011DuaneMovie
The Help2011Preacher GreenMovie
Blood and Oil2010Keme TobodoTV Movie
Change in the Wind2010Benjamin Mays (voice)Movie
The Good Wife2009Judge Edward WeldonTV Show
Glenn Martin DDS2009Teacher, ClarenceTV Show
Small Island2009GilbertTV Movie
Who Do You Love2008Muddy WatersMovie
A Raisin in the Sun2008Joseph AsagaiTV Movie
Sweet Nothing in My Ear2008Leonard GrishamTV Movie
The Passion2008Joseph of ArimatheaTV Show
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency2008Kremlin BusangTV Show
Five Days2007Matt WellingsTV Show
American Blend2006MercuryMovie
As You Like It2006Orlando De BoysMovie
Shoot the Messenger2006Joseph PascaleMovie
The Last King of Scotland2006Dr. JunjuMovie
Born Equal2006YemiTV Movie
The Gil Mayo Mysteries2006Eddie Barton, 'Sexy' M.P.TV Show
A Sound of Thunder2005PayneMovie
Derailed2005Patrol OfficerMovie
The Best Man2005GrahamMovie
Robot Chicken2005SebastianTV Show
End of the Line2004CommuterShort Film
Tomorrow La Scala!2002CharlieMovie
MI-52002Danny HunterTV Show
Dog Eat Dog2001CJMovie
Brothers and Sisters1998Lester PetersTV Show
Maisie Raine1998Sonny McDonaldTV Show
As Time Goes By1992PatrickTV Show
American ExpressMovie
Untitled Nash Edgerton ProjectMovie
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