John Boyega

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

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  Borderland (pre-production)
Tempest
  The Woman King (pre-production)
King Ghezo
  892 (post-production)
Brian Easley
 2021 Naked Singularity
Casi
 2021 Tomorrow's Monsters (TV Series)
Jack locke
- The Shift (2021) ... Jack locke
- It's Not The Fall That Kills You (2021) ... Jack locke
- A Blueprint for Madness (2021) ... Jack locke
 2020 Small Axe (TV Mini Series)
Leroy Logan
- Red, White and Blue (2020) ... Leroy Logan
 2019 Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance (Short)
Finn
 2018 Watership Down (TV Mini Series)
Bigwig
- The Siege (2018) ... Bigwig (voice)
- The Escape (2018) ... Bigwig (voice)
- The Raid (2018) ... Bigwig (voice)
- The Journey (2018) ... Bigwig (voice)
 2017-2018 Star Wars: Forces of Destiny (TV Series)
Finn
- Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Volume 4 (2018) ... Finn (voice)
- Perilous Pursuit (2018) ... Finn (voice)
- Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Volume 3 (2018) ... Finn (voice)
- Shuttle Shock (2018) ... Finn (voice)
- Star Wars Forces of Destiny: Volume 1 (2017) ... Finn (voice)
 2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising
Jake Pentecost
 2017 Star Wars: Battlefront II (Video Game)
Finn (voice)
 2017 Detroit
Dismukes
 2017 Woyzeck (TV Movie)
Woyzeck
 2017/I The Circle
Ty
 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 - The Force Awakens DLC (voice)
 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)
 2014 24: Live Another Day (TV Mini Series)
Chris Tanner
- 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (2014) ... Chris Tanner
- 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (2014) ... Chris Tanner
- 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (2014) ... Chris Tanner
- 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (2014) ... Chris Tanner
 2014 Imperial Dreams
Bambi
 2013 The Whale (TV Movie)
Bond
 2013 Half of a Yellow Sun
Ugwu
 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 Attack the Block
Moses
 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
 2005 Riding with Sugar (Short)
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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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1 Interview | 5 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)

Parents:

Samson Boyega | Abigail Boyega

Relatives:

Grace Boyega (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I love London. I'm a London fanatic. That's my city. See more »

Trivia:

While filming Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017), he went to a strict diet and training regime. One day, he went to Carrie Fisher's trailer, telling her that he was fed up with eating healthy. She then offered him some candy that she had stashed inside her fridge. John compared that experience to walking right into a candy store. After that, he would often visit Fisher's trailer for ... See more »

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