Chiwetel Ejiofor

Gender: male | Birthday: 1977-07-10 | Place of Birth:

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).

Movies of Chiwetel Ejiofor

Red Nose Day Actually
Red Nose Day Actually

Red Nose Day Actually   2017

Release Date: 2017-03-24

Rating: 7.8

Production Companies: BBC Films / NBC Productions /

Director: Mat Whitecross / Chiwetel Ejiofor /

Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange   2016

Release Date: 2016-10-25

Rating: 7.1

Production Companies: Marvel Studios / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures /

Director: Jo Beckett / Michael Lerman /

Triple 9
Triple 9

Triple 9   2016

Release Date: 2016-02-19

Rating: 5.6

Production Companies: Worldview Entertainment / Anonymous Content /

Director: Lori Grabowski / Casey Affleck /

Secret in Their Eyes
Secret in Their Eyes

Secret in Their Eyes   2015

Release Date: 2015-10-14

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies: Ingenious Media / Gran Via Productions /

Director: Billy Ray / Ross Partridge /

Stars: 
Chiwetel Ejiofor  /  Nicole Kidman  /  Julia Roberts
The Martian
The Martian

The Martian   2015

Release Date: 2015-09-30

Rating: 7.6

Production Companies: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation / Scott Free Productions /

Director: Lizzie Pritchard / Ridley Scott /

Stars: 
Matt Damon  /  Jessica Chastain  /  Kristen Wiig
Z for Zachariah
Z for Zachariah

Z for Zachariah   2015

Release Date: 2015-08-13

Rating: 5.5

Production Companies: Palomar Pictures / Lucky Hat Entertainment /

Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor / Craig Zobel /

Stars: 
Margot Robbie  /  Chiwetel Ejiofor  /  Chris Pine
Half of a Yellow Sun
Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun   2014

Release Date: 2014-03-21

Rating: 5

Production Companies:

Director: Biyi Bandele / Chiwetel Ejiofor /

Stars: 
Thandie Newton  /  Anika Noni Rose  /  John Boyega
Making a Scene
Making a Scene

Making a Scene   2013

Release Date: 2013-11-25

Rating: 10

Production Companies: The New York Times /

Director: Robert Redford / Forest Whitaker /

Stars: 
Oscar Isaac  /  Oprah Winfrey  /  Bradley Cooper
12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave   2013

Release Date: 2013-10-18

Rating: 7.9

Production Companies: Plan B Entertainment / Regency Enterprises /

Director: Eva Z. Cabrera / Steve McQueen /

Savannah
Savannah

Savannah   2013

Release Date: 2013-04-25

Rating: 5.9

Production Companies: Meddin Studios / Unclaimed Freight Productions /

Director: Annette Haywood-Carter / Diane Hounsell /

Phil Spector
Phil Spector

Phil Spector   2013

Release Date: 2013-03-24

Rating: 5.9

Production Companies: HBO Films /

Director: Al Pacino / David Mamet /

Stars: 
Helen Mirren  /  Al Pacino  /  Jeffrey Tambor
Dancing on the Edge
Dancing on the Edge

Dancing on the Edge   2013

Release Date: 2013-02-04

Rating: 6.3

Production Companies: Endgame Entertainment / Lipsync Productions /

Director: Stephen Poliakoff / Mel Smith /

Stars: 
Chiwetel Ejiofor  /  Matthew Goode  /  John Goodman
Salt
Salt

Salt   2010

Release Date: 2010-07-21

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies:

Director: Angelina Jolie / Phillip Noyce /

2012
2012

2012   2009

Release Date: 2009-10-10

Rating: 5.6

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures / Centropolis Entertainment /

Director: Tom McCarthy / Roland Emmerich /

Stars: 
John Cusack  /  Amanda Peet  /  Chiwetel Ejiofor
Endgame
Endgame

Endgame   2009

Release Date: 2009-01-18

Rating: 6

Production Companies: Film Afrika Worldwide /

Director: Pete Travis / Chiwetel Ejiofor /

Stars: 
Amelia Bullmore  /  Chiwetel Ejiofor  /  William Hurt
Redbelt
Redbelt

Redbelt   2008

Release Date: 2008-04-07

Rating: 6.3

Production Companies: Sony Pictures Classics /

Director: David Mamet / Tim Allen /

Stars: 
Chiwetel Ejiofor  /  Tim Allen  /  Alice Braga
American Gangster
American Gangster

American Gangster   2007

Release Date: 2007-11-02

Rating: 7.4

Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment / Universal Pictures /

Director: Joey Klein / Mary A. Kelly /

Talk to Me
Talk to Me

Talk to Me   2007

Release Date: 2007-07-13

Rating: 7

Production Companies: The Mark Gordon Company / Pelagius Film /

Director: Don Cheadle / Kasi Lemmons /

Tsunami: The Aftermath
Tsunami: The Aftermath

Tsunami: The Aftermath   2006

Release Date: 2006-12-10

Rating: 5.3

Production Companies: British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) / HBO Films /

Director: Bharat Nalluri / Tim Roth /

Stars: 
Hugh Bonneville  /  Gina McKee  /  Tim Roth
Children of Men
Children of Men

Children of Men   2006

Release Date: 2006-09-22

Rating: 7.4

Production Companies:

Director: Alfonso Cuarón / Beverly Winston /

Stars: 
Clive Owen  /  Michael Caine  /  Julianne Moore
Inside Man
Inside Man

Inside Man   2006

Release Date: 2006-03-23

Rating: 7.3

Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment / Universal Pictures /

Director: Jodie Foster / Denzel Washington /

Stars: 
Denzel Washington  /  Clive Owen  /  Jodie Foster
Slow Burn
Slow Burn

Slow Burn   2005

Release Date: 2005-09-12

Rating: 5.5

Production Companies: Sidney Kimmel Entertainment / Greenestreet Films /

Director: Mekhi Phifer / Nathalie Picard /

Stars: 
Ray Liotta  /  LL Cool J  /  Mekhi Phifer
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots   2005

Release Date: 2005-08-30

Rating: 6.3

Production Companies:

Director: Julian Jarrold / Joel Edgerton /

Serenity
Serenity

Serenity   2005

Release Date: 2005-08-25

Rating: 7.4

Production Companies: Universal Pictures / Barry Mendel Productions /

Director: Joss Whedon / Chiwetel Ejiofor /

Stars: 
Nathan Fillion  /  Gina Torres  /  Alan Tudyk
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