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

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 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
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Other Works:

: Plays "Boris Alexeyevich Trigorin" in "The Seagull", a play by Anton Chekhov, in a version by Christopher Hampton (The Royal Court, London, England, UK). See more »

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12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chiwetal Ejiofor

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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I think I just look for what appeals to me, and maybe what appeals to me is kind of serious sometimes. I like characters and I like story and I sort of like narrative, and that is what excites me. And sometimes, I suppose, in the contemporary context a lot of that is based around dramas these days so I enjoy that and it's what I have always done. I have always been involved in drama, and somehow ... See more »

Trivia:

Has played slaves in two films: ''Amistad (1997)'' and ''12 Years A Slave (2013)''. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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