Chiwetel Ejiofor
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).
Known For Acting
Most Rating 43.35
Birthday 1977-07-10
Place of Birth Forest Gate, London, UK
Also Known As Чиветель Эджиофор, Τσιούετελ Έτζιοφορ, צ'יווטל אג'יופור, צ'יווטל אגיופור, 치웨텔 에지오포,
Dirty Pretty Things
2002

Dirty Pretty Things

Redbelt
2008

Redbelt

Red Dust
2004

Red Dust

12 Years a Slave
2013

12 Years a Slave

Half of a Yellow Sun
2013

Half of a Yellow Sun

Secret in Their Eyes
2015

Secret in Their Eyes

It Was an Accident
2000

It Was an Accident

Triple 9
2016

Triple 9

Come Sunday
2018

Come Sunday

The Lion King
2019

The Lion King

Talk to Me
2007

Talk to Me

2012
2009

2012

Endgame
2009

Endgame

Kinky Boots
2005

Kinky Boots

Z for Zachariah
2015

Z for Zachariah

Savannah
2013

Savannah

National Theatre Live: Everyman
2015

National Theatre Live: Everyman

Fela

Fela

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
2019

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Elephant Queen
2019

The Elephant Queen

Infinite
2021

Infinite

Locked Down
2021

Locked Down

Day Zero
2020

Day Zero

Regard Noir
2021

Regard Noir

Partition: The Day India Burned
2007

Partition: The Day India Burned

The John Akii Bua Story: An African Tragedy
2008

The John Akii Bua Story: An African Tragedy

American Gangster
2007

American Gangster

Salt
2010

Salt

Twelfth Night, or What You Will
2003

Twelfth Night, or What You Will

Making a Scene
2013

Making a Scene

This Is My Africa
2008

This Is My Africa

Mary Magdalene
2018

Mary Magdalene

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
2022

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

The Pod Generation

The Pod Generation

G:MT Greenwich Mean Time
1999

G:MT Greenwich Mean Time

Three Blind Mice
2003

Three Blind Mice

Phil Spector
2013

Phil Spector

The Making of 'Making a Scene'
2013

The Making of 'Making a Scene'

Tonight at Noon

Tonight at Noon

Melinda and Melinda
2004

Melinda and Melinda

Children of Men
2006

Children of Men

Slow Burn
2005

Slow Burn

Deadly Voyage
1996

Deadly Voyage

The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'
2016

The Long Way Home: Making 'The Martian'

The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts
2019

The Lion King: Can You Feel The Love Tonight with Robin Roberts

Inside Man
2006

Inside Man

Sherlock Gnomes
2018

Sherlock Gnomes

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
2019

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

The Old Guard
2020

The Old Guard

The Old Guard 2

The Old Guard 2

Four Brothers
2005

Four Brothers

The End of the World: The Actor's Perspective
2010

The End of the World: The Actor's Perspective

Serenity
2005

Serenity

The Martian
2015

The Martian

Red Nose Day Actually
2017

Red Nose Day Actually

Love Actually
2003

Love Actually

Amistad
1997

Amistad

2012: Roland Emmerich - Master of the Modern Epic
2010

2012: Roland Emmerich - Master of the Modern Epic

She Hate Me
2004

She Hate Me

Doctor Strange
2016

Doctor Strange