Chiwetel Ejiofor

Known For
Acting

Gender
Female

Birthday
1977-07-10

Place of Birth
Forest Gate, London, UK

Also Known As
Чиветель Эджиофор

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetelu Umeadi "Chiwetel" Ejiofor was born on 10 July 1977 in Forest Gate, London. He attended London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, but had to leave after a year after receiving the roll of Ens, in Steven Spielberg's historical drama, "Amistad". For his first leading film role in Dirty Pretty Things, he won a British Independent Film Award for best actor. He has portrayed Othello in numerous stage productions including Bloomsbury Theatre, Theatre Royal in Glasgow and Donmar Warehouse. He made his directorial debut in the short film Slapper, which he also wrote. He soon became well known after moving on to bigger roles in "Inside Man" (2005), "American Gangster" (2007), "Children of Men" and Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" (2012).

2006
Inside Man
7.4
2003
Love Actually
7.1
2002
Dirty Pretty Things
7.0
2007
American Gangster
7.6
2004
She Hate Me
5.2
2007
Talk to Me
7.0
1997
Amistad
7.0
2005
Four Brothers
6.7
1970
Tonight at Noon
0.0
2008
Redbelt
6.4
2004
Melinda and Melinda
6.3
2006
Children of Men
7.6
2010
Salt
6.3
2004
Red Dust
6.5
2009
2012
5.7
2009
Endgame
6.4
2005
Serenity
7.4
2006
Kinky Boots
6.5
1999
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time
5.5
2003
Three Blind Mice
4.7
2007
Slow Burn
5.4
2013
12 Years a Slave
7.9
2017
Doctor Strange: Strange Company
7.5
2015
Z for Zachariah
5.6
2013
Phil Spector
6.0
2013
Savannah
6.1
2014
Half of a Yellow Sun
5.1
1996
Deadly Voyage
4.0
2003
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
0.0
2015
The Martian
7.7
2015
Secret in Their Eyes
6.3
2013
Making a Scene
7.5
2000
It Was an Accident
6.0
2016
Doctor Strange
7.4
2015
National Theatre Live: Everyman
0.0
2008
This Is My Africa
0.0
2016
Triple 9
5.8
2016
Ares III: Refocused
1.0
2019
Mary Magdalene
6.1
1970
Fela
0.0
2018
Come Sunday
5.9
2017
Red Nose Day Actually
7.3
2019
The Lion King
7.2
2018
Sherlock Gnomes
5.5
2019
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
8.1
2019
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
0.0
2018
The Elephant Queen
0.0
2016
The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'
0.0
2019
The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts
0.0
2021
Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness
0.0
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