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  1. Chiwetel Ejiofor - Wikipedia › wiki › Chiwetel_Ejiofor

    Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor MBE (/ ˈ tʃ uː ə t ɛ l ˈ ɛ dʒ i oʊ f ɔːr / CHOO-ə-tel EJ-ee-oh-for; born 10 July 1977) is an English actor and filmmaker.After enrolling at the National Youth Theatre in 1995 and attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, at age 19 and three months into his course, Ejiofor was cast by Steven Spielberg to play a supporting role in the film ...

  2. Chiwetel Ejiofor - IMDb › name › nm0252230

    Chiwetel Ejiofor, Actor: 12 Years a Slave. English actor, writer and director Chiwetel Ejiofor is renowned for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, along with the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He is also known for playing Okwe in Dirty Pretty Things (2002), the Operative in Serenity (2005), Lola ...

  3. Chiwetel Ejiofor - Biography - IMDb › name › nm0252230

    Chiwetelu Umeadi Ejiofor was born on July 10, 1977 in Forest Gate, London, England, to Nigerian parents, Obiajulu (Okaford), a pharmacist, and Arinze Ejiofor, a doctor. Chiwetel attended Dulwich College in South-East London. By the age of 13, he was appearing in numerous school and National Youth Theatre productions and subsequently attended ...

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  4. Chiwetel Ejiofor: Movies, TV, and Bio › actor › Chiwetel-Ejiofor

    Chiwetel Ejiofor. actor, director, writer. Born July 10, 1977 in Forest Gate, London, England, UK. English actor, writer and director Chiwetel Ejiofor is renowned for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, along with the BAFTA Award for Best Actor.

    • July 10, 1977
  5. Chiwetel Ejiofor - Rotten Tomatoes › celebrity › chiwetel-ejiofor

    Chiwetel Ejiofor. Highest Rated: 95% 12 Years a Slave (2013) Lowest Rated: 11% Slow Burn (2005) Birthday: Jul 10, 1977. Birthplace: London, England, UK. With a disarming façade and subtle ...

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  6. Chiwetel Ejiofor Movies - IMDb › list › ls068141073

    A tight-knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered. Director: Billy Ray | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts, Dean Norris. Votes: 45,472 | Gross: $20.18M.

  7. Chiwetel Ejiofor Biography | Marriage, Wife and Awards ... › biography › chiwetel-ejiofor
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    Chiwetel Ejiofor was born on July 10, 1977, in the eastern part of London, England, to mother Obiajulu and father Arinze Ejiofor. The two guardians hailed from Nigeria, worked in medicine and had prominent performance careers. The second of four siblings, Chiwetel lost his father in an auto accident in a visit to Nigeria when he was a youngster, after which he was hospitalized for over two months and physically scarred. With his mom dealing with the family, Ejiofor built up an enthusiasm for performing and the stage, and performed with the National Youth Theater before eventually going to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He made his TV debut in the spine chiller Deadly Voyage (1996) and showed up in Steven Spielberg's Amistad (1997).

    The year 2013 was major for Ejiofor. He was featured in the HBO biopic Spector and appeared in the Joe Wright play Season of the Congo, in which Ejiofor depicted Patrice Lumumba. The actor likewise featured in the film Half of a Yellow Su, a drama about the Biafran War based on the novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie which was featured at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2013. October 2013 saw the U.S. release of 12 Years a Slave, a biopic by British director Steve McQueen in which Ejiofor plays Solomon Northup, a free African-American musician who was kidnapped and constrained into servitude during the 1840s. Ejiofor collected much high praise for the role, including a Best actor Golden Globe nomination and an Academy Award nomination for best actor in 2014. Actor Matthew McConaughey ended up with both the Globe and Oscar for his lead role in 2013's Dallas Buyers Club but Ejiofor was happy to be recognized for his excellent acting skills. In July 2019, the trailer...

    Chiwetel Ejiofor is in a genuine romantic association with Australian model Frances Aaternir. The handsome British actor started dating the Aussie in mid-2015, soon after his separation with Canadian actress Sari Mercer. The couple showed up together in September 2015 at the debut of the film The Martian. They have since that time been seen together in both London and New York, going to different occasions and displaying their affection.

  8. Chiwetel Ejiofor Filmography and Movies | Fandango › people › chiwetel-ejiofor-192907

    News Briefs: Chiwetel Ejiofor May Get Key Role in 'Doctor Strange'; Four Aquaman Movies Coming? Derrick Deane March 2nd 2014, 9:01 pm See the Full List of 2014 Oscar Winners

    • July 10, 1977
  9. Chiwetel Ejiofor: ‘I walked home from school through National ... › culture › article

    Jul 13, 2020 · Chiwetel Ejiofor, 43, shouldn’t be sitting opposite me in a proper posh North London kitchen talking about his role in Netflix’s latest comic book-turned-cinematic action drama, The Old Guard ...

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