David Oyelowo

 

 

David Oyelowo

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK

David Oyelowo was born in Oxford in 1976. His family originates from Nigeria. David studied Theatre Studies for A level and his teacher suggested he should become an actor. After A levels David enrolled for a year on an Art foundation course. In December 2000 David became the first black actor to play an English monarch for the RSC taking the title role in Henry VI. His performance won him the 'Ian Charleson' Award 2001 for best newcomer in a classical play.

 

Movies

Middle of Nowhere
Brian
Selma
Martin Luther King
Shoot the Messenger
No character defined
A United Kingdom
Seretse Khama
Gringo
No character defined
Complicit
Edward Ekubo
Five Nights in Maine
Sherwin
Red Tails
Joe 'Lightning' Little
Rahab
Cen
Nightingale
Peter Snowden
Americanah
No character defined
Captive
Brian Nichols
Queen of Katwe
Robert Katende
Untitled Hurricane Katrina Project
No character defined
Sweet Thunder
Sugar Ray Robinson
A Sound of Thunder
Payne
Dog Eat Dog
CJ
96 Minutes
Duane
Who Do You Love
Muddy Waters
Nina
Clifton Henderson
Gatchaman
No character defined
Jack Reacher
Emerson
Default
No character defined
Untitled Cloverfield Movie
No character defined
The Paperboy
Yardley Acheman
A Most Violent Year
D.A. Lawrence
The Last King of Scotland
Dr. Thomas Junju
Small Island
Gilbert
Born Equal
Yemi
A Raisin in the Sun
Joseph Asagai
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Steven Jacobs
As You Like It
Orlando De Boys
Star Wars Rebels: Steps Into Shadow
Agent Kallus (voice)
Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion
Agent Kallus (voice)
The Passion
Joseph of Arimathea
Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal
Agent Kallus (voice)
Chaos Walking
Aaron
Tomorrow La Scala!
No character defined
Sweet Nothing in My Ear
Leonard Grisham
The Best Man
Graham
9 Kisses
Arm Wrestling Man #1
Rage
Homer
The Help
Preacher Green
Interstellar
Principal
Derailed
Patrol Officer
The Butler
Louis Gaines
Lincoln
Corporal Ira Clark

Tv

As Time Goes By
No character defined
Spooks
Danny Hunter
Mayo
No character defined
Five Days
No character defined
The Passion
No character defined
Glenn Martin, DDS
No character defined
Blood And Oil
No character defined
Small Island
No character defined
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
No character defined
Maisie Raine
No character defined
Star Wars Rebels
Agent Kallus (voice)