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David Oyelowo

  • Birthplace: Oxford, England
  • Birthday: April 01

David Oyelowo is an actor, producer, director, and writer.

He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Middle of Nowhere (2012), Lincoln (2012), and garnered praise for portraying Louis Gaines in The Butler (2013).

On television, he played MI5 officer Danny Hunter in the British series Spooks (2002–04), and provides the voice of Imperial Security Bureau agent Kallus on the animated series Star Wars Rebels.

David Oyelowo is an actor, producer, director, and writer.

He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Middle of Nowhere (2012), Lincoln (2012), and garnered praise for portraying Louis Gaines in The Butler (2013).

On television, he played MI5 officer Danny Hunter in the British series Spooks (2002–04), and provides the voice of Imperial Security Bureau agent Kallus on the animated series Star Wars Rebels.

In 2014, Oyelowo played Martin Luther King, Jr. in the biographical drama film Selma, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor (Drama).

He recently played Peter Snowden in TV movie Nightingale which he won a Critic's Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a TV Movie-limited series.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

0 Wins2 Nominations

Outstanding Television Movie - 2015

  • Nominee
  • David Oyelowo, Executive Producer
  • Nightingale
  • HBO
  • HBO Films in association with Plan B Entertainment, BN Films, Sea Smoke Entertainment and Yoruba Saxon Productions

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Series Or A Movie - 2015

  • Nominee
  • David Oyelowo, as Peter Snowden
  • Nightingale
  • HBO
  • HBO Films in association with Plan B Entertainment, BN Films, Sea Smoke Entertainment and Yoruba Saxon Productions

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May 08, 2015