Key visual of David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo

Actor
Biography
David Oyelowo (born April 1, 1976) is an English actor, director and producer. 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.

Personal Info

Occupation Actor
Place of Birth Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Birthday 1976-04-01

Featured Crew Taste

AI Keytalk information mark

Filmography by Year

2
2024
2
2023
3
2022
3
2021
3
2020
2
2019
5
2018
2
2017
5
2016
2
2015
7
2014
3
2013
6
2012
3
2011
1
2010
2
2009
4
2008
1
2007
3
2006
3
2005
1
2002
1
2001

Filmography by Genre

Drama
35
Adventure
13
Science Fiction
11
Action
11
Thriller
11
Comedy
6
Mystery
5
Crime
5
Animation
5
History
4
Fantasy
3
Family
3
Romance
3
Etc
3
Horror
2
TV Movie
2
Documentary
2
War
1
Music
1