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Chiwetel Ejiofor


Born on July 10, 1977 in Forest Gate to Nigerian parents, 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 1996 Ejiofor caught the attention of Steven Spielberg who cast him ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 46 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Bond 24 (announced) (rumored)
 2015 Triple Nine (filming)
 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:

His credits at London's Donmar Warehouse include: Nicky Lancaster in "The Vortex" by Noel Coward (December 2002) and the title role in Shakespeare's "Othello" (2007, also BBC radio 3 2008). See more »

Publicity Listings:

12 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Chiwetal Ejiofor

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

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

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He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to drama. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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