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Chiwetel Ejiofor Wiki, Biography, Age, Net Worth, Contact & Informations

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Chiwetel Ejiofor
Wiki, Biography, Age, Net Worth, Contact & Informations

Here you can learn about Chiwetel Ejiofor’s career and private life facts, read the latest news, find all the awards won and watch photos and videos.

PERSONAL DATA OF CHIWETEL EJIOFOR

Age: 43 years old
Height: 178 cm
Born in: London, Great Britain
Born on: 07/10/1977

CHIWETEL EJIOFOR BIOGRAPHY

Chiwetelu Umeadi Ejiofor was born in London on 10 July 1977 to Nigerian parents, a pharmacist and a doctor. The father dies in a car accident and the little Chiwetel is injured and receives the scars still visible on his forehead. He starts acting at 13 in school and in the productions of National Youth Theater and then enrolled in the London Academy of Music and Arts. When she is only 19 years old is the watchful eye of Steven Spielberg to find out and offer him a role in Amistad, prestigious film of his debut. In 1995 interprets Othello in two theatrical productions. Then followed by film and television appearances, in Dirty little business of Stephen Frears, which is the first film that sees him as a protagonist, and in the TV series Trust. In 2000 is awarded for his theatrical performances, including the role of Romeo in Romeo and Juliet. In 2003 is in the cast of the smash hit Love, Actually and the following year there are three films in which he acts, including She hates me of Spike Lee is Melinda and Melinda of Woody Allen. In the same period he was very active with great success in radio and theater programs.

In 2005 is appreciated for the role of the antagonist in Serenity of Joss Whedon and always in America he plays Double hypothesis for a crime, to return to England and work in Kinky Boots where he sings and dances en travesti and for which he wins a well-deserved one Golden Globe. After the action Inside Man, still directed by Spike Lee, comes the role of the revolutionary in The children of men of Alfonso Cuaròn. In 2007 it is the turn of Speak with me (for which he wins the Independent Spirit Award), while at the theater he puts on stage The Seagull of Anton Chekhov and then resumes the role of Othello (with Ewan McGregor in the role of Iago e Kelly Reilly in that of Desdemona) for which the Laurence Olivier Award. In 2007 is in American Gangster and the following year he is nominated Officer of The Order of the British Empire. In the disaster movie 2012 of Roland Emmerich he is the scientist who discovers the danger of destruction that threatens the earth. After the miniseries The Shadow Line is Dancing on the Edge, in 2013 the film of Steve McQueen 12 years a slave, in which he plays the protagonist Solomon Northup, wins the BAFTA and comes nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe for its powerful performance. The 2015 it is a particularly fruitful year for him with films like Z for Zacharias, Survivor – The Martian is The secret of his eyes. In 2016 the close thriller comes out Code 999 who sees him again in the foreground and his first cinecomic, Doctor Strange, where Baron Mordo is.

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THE MOST RECENT FILMS BY CHIWETEL EJIOFOR

The boy who caught the wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Role: Film director
Year: 2019

Infinite

Infinite

Role: Actor
Year: 2021

Locked Down

Locked Down

Role: Actor
Year: 2021

The Old Guard

The Old Guard

Role: Actor
Year: 2020 Go to the Complete Filmography

THE MOST RECURRING GENRES OF CHIWETEL EJIOFOR

Drama: 31% Action: 12% Thriller: 12% Sci-Fi: 7%

THE STATISTICS OF CHIWETEL EJIOFOR ON COMINGSOON.IT

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RECENT ROLES PLAYED BY CHIWETEL EJIOFOR

Movie Role

Infinite

Locked Down

Paxton

The boy who caught the wind

Trywell Kamkwamba

The Lion King

Scar (original voice)

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Conall

Sunday

Carlton Pearson

Mary Magdalene

Peter

Sherlock Gnomes

Dr. Watson (original voice)

Code 999

Michael Atwood

Doctor Strange

I bite

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