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David Oyelowo

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.

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Born:
Apr 1, 1976
Movie/TV Credits:
13
First Appeared:
In the movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011-08-04
Latest Project:
movie Queen of Katwe 2016-09-23

Born:
Apr 1, 1976
Movie/TV Credits:
13
First Appeared:
In the movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011-08-04
Latest Project:
movie Queen of Katwe 2016-09-23
Filmography
Movie Queen of Katwe 2016-09-23
Movie Nina 2016-04-22
Movie Nightingale 2015-05-29
Movie Five Nights in Maine 2015-09-13
Movie Default 2014-10-17
Movie Interstellar 2014-11-05
Movie Selma 2014-12-25
Movie A Most Violent Year 2014-12-31
Movie The Butler 2013-08-16
Movie The Paperboy 2012-10-05
Movie Jack Reacher 2012-12-21
Movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011-08-04
Movie The Help 2011-08-10