Biography Chiwetel Ejiofor
Chiwetel Ejiofor

Biography 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).

Name: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Birthday: 1977-07-10
Known For: Acting
Place of Birth: Forest Gate, London, UK
Popularity: 5.058
Also Known As: Чиветель Эджиофор, Τσιούετελ Έτζιοφορ

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Dirty Pretty Things
Melinda and Melinda
Red Dust
12 Years a Slave
Half of a Yellow Sun
Secret in Their Eyes
It Was an Accident
Triple 9
Come Sunday
The Lion King
Talk to Me
Kinky Boots
Doctor Strange: Strange Company
Z for Zachariah
National Theatre Live: Everyman
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
The Elephant Queen
12 Years a Slave: A Historical Portrait
American Gangster
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Making a Scene
This Is My Africa
Mary Magdalene
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time
Three Blind Mice
Phil Spector
The Making of 'Making a Scene'
12 Years a Slave: The Cast
Tonight at Noon
Children of Men
Slow Burn
Deadly Voyage
The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'
The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
Inside Man
Sherlock Gnomes
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
The Old Guard
Ares III: Refocused
Four Brothers
The End of the World: The Actor's Perspective
The Martian
Red Nose Day Actually
12 Years a Slave: The Team
Antwone Fisher
2012: Roland Emmerich - Master of the Modern Epic
She Hate Me
Love Actually
Doctor Strange