David Oyelowo

From "Selma"
Actor · Producer · Executive Producer
IVA Star Rating : 78
David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo is an English actor and producer. His highest-profile role to date was as Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 biographical drama film Selma. He also took the lead role in A United Kingdom (2016) as well as playing the role of a chess coach in Queen of Katwe (2016). He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet... read more

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo is an English actor and producer. His highest-profile role to date was as Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 biographical drama film Selma. He also took the lead role in A United Kingdom (2016) as well as playing the role of a chess coach in Queen of Katwe (2016). He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Lincoln (2012), Jack Reacher (2012), and garnered praise for portraying Louis Gaines in The Butler (2013). On television, he played MI5 officer Danny Hunter on the British drama series Spooks (2002–2004).

Born

Thursday, 01 April 1976

Actor Filmography

Chaos Walking Aaron 2021
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway Nigel Basil-Jones 2021
The Midnight Sky Adewole 2020
Come Away Jack / Jack Littleton 2020
The Water Man Amos / Amos Boone 2020
Princess Bride Prince Humperdinck 2020
The Tiger Who Came to Tea Tiger / The Tiger (voice) 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Don't Let Go Jack Radcliff / Detective Jack Radcliff 2019
Brave Girl Rising Narrator 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

Chaos Walking Aaron 2021
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway Nigel Basil-Jones 2021
The Midnight Sky Adewole 2020
Come Away Jack / Jack Littleton 2020
The Water Man Amos / Amos Boone 2020
Princess Bride Prince Humperdinck 2020
The Tiger Who Came to Tea Tiger / The Tiger (voice) 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
Don't Let Go Jack Radcliff / Detective Jack Radcliff 2019
Brave Girl Rising Narrator 2019
Les Miserables Javert 2018
A Wrinkle in Time The It 2018
Gringo Harold Soyinka 2018
The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale Special Guest 2018
The Cloverfield Paradox Kiel 2018
Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé David 2018
The Oscars Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Documentary Short and Best Live Action Short Film 2017
A United Kingdom Seretse Khama 2016
Queen Of Katwe Robert Katende 2016
Five Nights In Maine Sherwin 2016
Nina Clifton Henderson 2016
The Lion Guard Scar (voice) 2016
73rd Golden Globe Awards Himself - Nominee 2016
Captive Brian Nichols 2015
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter Self 2015
Nightingale Peter Snowden 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself 2015
72nd Golden Globe Awards Himself - Nominee 2015
A Most Violent Year D.A. Lawrence 2014
Selma Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2014
Variety Studio: Actors on Actors Self 2014
9 Kisses Himself 2014
Interstellar School Principal 2014
Default Atlas 2014
Star Wars Rebels Agent Kallus (voice), Agent Kallus, Kallus (voice), Kallus 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self 2014
Off Camera with Sam Jones Self 2014
The Arsenio Hall Show Himself - Guest 2013
Lee Daniels' The Butler Louis Gaines 2013
Weekend Ticket Himself 2013
Complicit Edward Ekubo 2013
Jack Reacher Emerson 2012
Lincoln Corporal Ira Clark 2012
Middle Of Nowhere Brian 2012
Oprah: Where Are They Now? Himself 2012
The Paperboy Yardley Acheman 2012
Steve Harvey Himself 2012
Teens Wanna Know Himself 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Rahab Cen 2012
Red Tails Joe 'Lightning' Little 2012
CBS This Morning Himself, Himself - Selma 1992
Gatchaman 2012
Oprah's Next Chapter Himself 2012
96 Minutes Duane 2011
The Jonathan Ross Show Self - Guest 2011
The Help Preacher Green 2011
Rise of the Planet of the Apes Steven Jacobs 2011
Dish Nation Self 2011
Conan Himself - Guest, Himself 2010
The Talk Self - Guest, Self 2010
Blood and Oil Keme Tobodo 2010
Rage Homer 2009
The Good Wife Judge Edward Weldon 2009
Glenn Martin DDS Clarence, Teacher 2009
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self 2009
Who Do You Love Muddy Waters 2008
Sweet Nothing in My Ear Leonard Grisham 2008
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Kremlin Busang 2008
The Passion Joseph of Arimathea 2008
A Raisin In The Sun Joseph Asagai 2008
Andrew Young Presents Benjamin E. Mays 2008
British Film Forever Himself 2007
Five Days Matt Wellings 2007
Born Equal Yemi 2006
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition Self (archive footage) 2006
The Last King Of Scotland Dr. Junju 2006
Shoot the Messenger Joseph Pascale 2006
American Blend Mercury 2006
As You Like It Orlando De Boys 2006
It's a Boy! Joseph 2005
Derailed Patrol Officer 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
The Best Man Graham 2005
A Sound of Thunder Payne 2005
Robot Chicken Sebastian / Gandalf / Ron Alston (voice) 2005
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Himself - Guest 2003
Spooks Danny Hunter 2002
Dog Eat Dog CJ 2001
The View Self, Himself 1997
The Daily Show Self 1996
Extra with Billy Bush Himself, Self 1994
Late Show with David Letterman Himself - Guest 1993
As Time Goes By Patrick 1992
Inside Edition Himself 1988
Entertainment Tonight Himself, Himself (archive footage) 1981

Director Filmography

Producer Filmography

2016 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2015 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
2015 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie Nominated
2015 Emmy Outstanding Television Movie Nominated
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