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

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

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)