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David Oyelowo
David Oyelowo

Gender

Male

Known Credits

13

David Oyelowo

Date of Birth: Apr 01, 1976

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Biography

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.

Known For

Filmography

A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom

as Seretse Khama

2016

Queen of Katwe

Queen of Katwe

as Robert Katende

2016

A Most Violent Year

A Most Violent Year

as D.A. Lawrence

2014

Interstellar

Interstellar

as Principal

2014

Star Wars Rebels

Star Wars Rebels

as Agent Kallus (voice)

2014

Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher

as Emerson

2012

The Good Wife

The Good Wife

as  Judge Edward Weldon

2009