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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 »

Known For

Attack the Block
(2011)
Imperial Dreams
(2014)
My Murder
My Murder Shakilus Townsend
(2012)

Filmography

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  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Bigwig
- Episode #1.4 ... Bigwig
- Episode #1.3 ... Bigwig
- Episode #1.2 ... Bigwig
- Episode #1.1 ... Bigwig
 2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Video Game)
Finn (voice)
 2016 Tinkershrimp & Dutch (TV Series)
Dutch
- 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)
Blkmrkt
- 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)
 2013 The Whale (TV Movie)
Bond
 2012 My Murder (TV Movie)
Shakilus Townsend
 2011 Da Brick (TV Movie)
Donnie
 2011 Junkhearts
Jamal
 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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Other Works:

Stage play: Six Parties - playing Ben, son of the defence minister, at National Theatre, London. England

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3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I'm a Michael Bay fanatic. See more »

Trivia:

The son of Nigerian immigrants; his father is a Pentecostal preacher and his mother works with the disabled. See more »

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