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John Boyega

John Boyega is a British actor best known for playing Finn in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Boyega rose to prominence in his native United Kingdom for his role of Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block, before attaining international recognition for his work as Finn in the seventh film of the Star Wars series. Other ... See full bio »

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5 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Attack the Block
Imperial Dreams
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My Murder Shakilus Townsend


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  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
- Episode #1.4 ... Bigwig (voice)
- Episode #1.3 ... Bigwig (voice)
- Episode #1.2 ... Bigwig (voice)
- Episode #1.1 ... Bigwig (voice)
 2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Video Game)
Finn (voice)
 2016 Tinkershrimp & Dutch (TV Series)
- Time to Be Cool (2016) ... Dutch
- Time to Get Real (2016) ... Dutch
- Time to Get Fit (2016) ... Dutch
- Time to Get a Job (2016) ... Dutch
- Time to Be Polite (2016) ... Dutch
 2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
John Boyega (segment "Star Wars Auditions")
- Matthew McConaughey/Adele (2015) ... John Boyega (segment "Star Wars Auditions") (uncredited)
 2015 Disney Infinity 3.0 (Video Game)
Finn (voice, uncredited)
 2015 Major Lazer (TV Series)
- Throwback Thursdays (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
- K-Pop!! (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
- Fizzy Fever (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
- I, Killscreen (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
- I'm Gonna Git You Suckoid (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
 2014 Superheroes Unite for BBC Children in Need (TV Movie)
Superhero (voice)
 2013 The Whale (TV Movie)
 2012 My Murder (TV Movie)
Shakilus Townsend
 2011 Da Brick (TV Movie)
 2011 Junkhearts
 2011 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Jamal Clarkson
- Survivor's Guilt (2011) ... Jamal Clarkson
 2011 Becoming Human (TV Series)
Danny Curtis
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Danny Curtis
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Danny Curtis
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Danny Curtis
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Danny Curtis
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Stage play: Six Parties - playing Ben, son of the defence minister, at National Theatre, London. England

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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I watched season four of 'The Wire.' They have subtle performances that they do through their eyes. You could watch season four with the audio off and still understand what's happening through their eyes. See more »


Was chosen by Screen International as one of the "UK Stars of Tomorrow 2011" and appeared alongside two other actors on the front cover of that magazine in its July 2011 edition. See more »

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