STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 44 this week

Chiwetel Ejiofor


Chiwetel Ejiofor was born on July 10, 1977 in Forest Gate, to Nigerian parents, Obiajulu, a pharmacist, and Arinze, a doctor. Chiwetel attended Dulwich College in South-East London. By the age of 13 he was appearing in numerous school and National Youth Theatre productions and subsequently attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. In ... See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Contact Info on IMDbPro Contact Info: View agent and legal
Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent Chiwetel Ejiofor? Add or change photos

Editors' Spotlight

Venice Film Festival

See the latest from the 2014 Venice Film Festival


Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 people
created 14 Jul 2011
 
a list of 33 people
created 10 Jul 2013
 
a list of 22 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 34 people
created 6 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Chiwetel Ejiofor.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 46 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (39 credits)
 2015 Bond 24 (announced) (rumored)
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Mock Prosecutor
 2013 Dancing on the Edge (TV Series)
Louis
- Interviewing Louis (2013) ... Louis
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Louis
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... Louis
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Louis
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Louis
 2010 Salt
Peabody
 2009 Masterpiece Contemporary (TV Series)
- Endgame (2009)
 2009/I Endgame
Thabo Mbeki
 2005 Kinky Boots
Lola
 2003 Canterbury Tales (TV Mini-Series)
Paul
- The Knight's Tale (2003) ... Paul
 2001 Murder in Mind (TV Series)
DS McCorkindale
- Teacher (2001) ... DS McCorkindale (as Chiwetal Ejiofor)
 2001 Mind Games (TV Movie)
Tyler Arnold
 1996 Deadly Voyage (TV Movie)
Ebow
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
Show Show Self (47 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Played "Malcom" in William Shakespeare's "MacBeth" - UK tour (1997). See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chiwetal Ejiofor

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I like to disappear into a role. I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed. See more »

Trivia:

Name is pronounced Chew-eh-tell Edge-ee-oh-for. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Hot le-ciel-bleu
has to be the next bond philiptutton
Could be the first black James Bond rayvinyard
Why wasn't he the new Alex Cross? gmthebeast
His girlfriend is hotter than Angelina Jolie jcrew617
Now THIS guy...fanTAStic CranstonSnored
Discuss Chiwetel Ejiofor on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page