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

The Lion King
The Lion King

The Lion King   2019

Release Date: 2019-07-17

Rating: 0

Production Companies:

Director: Beyoncé Knowles / Beyoncé Knowles /

Stars: 
Donald Glover  /  James Earl Jones  /  Jon Favreau
Sherlock Gnomes
Sherlock Gnomes

Sherlock Gnomes   2018

Release Date: 2018-03-15

Rating: 5.1

Production Companies: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) / Paramount Animation /

Director: John Stevenson / Stephen Merchant /

Stars: 
Johnny Depp  /  Emily Blunt  /  James McAvoy
Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene   2018

Release Date: 2018-03-15

Rating: 6.5

Production Companies: Porchlight Films / See-Saw Films /

Director: Edoardo Petti / Edoardo Petti /

Stars: 
Denis Ménochet  /  David Schofield  /  Tchéky Karyo
Mary Magdalene
Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene   2018

Release Date: 2018-03-15

Rating: 6.5

Production Companies: Porchlight Films / See-Saw Films /

Director: Edoardo Petti / Edoardo Petti /

Stars: 
Denis Ménochet  /  David Schofield  /  Tchéky Karyo
Red Nose Day Actually
Red Nose Day Actually

Red Nose Day Actually   2017

Release Date: 2017-03-24

Rating: 7.5

Production Companies: BBC Films / NBC Productions /

Director: Mat Whitecross / Mat Whitecross /

Doctor Strange
Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange   2016

Release Date: 2016-10-25

Rating: 7.2

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

Director: Jo Beckett / Jo Beckett /

Triple 9
Triple 9

Triple 9   2016

Release Date: 2016-02-19

Rating: 5.7

Production Companies: Worldview Entertainment / Anonymous Content /

Director: Lori Grabowski / Lori Grabowski /

Ares III: Refocused
Ares III: Refocused

Ares III: Refocused   2016

Release Date: 2016-01-12

Rating: 1

Production Companies:

Director: Sean Bean / Sean Bean /

Stars: 
Sean Bean  /  Jessica Chastain  /  Matt Damon
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 / Billy Ray /

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 / Lizzie Pritchard /

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

Z for Zachariah   2015

Release Date: 2015-08-13

Rating: 5.6

Production Companies: Palomar Pictures / Lucky Hat Entertainment /

Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor / Chiwetel Ejiofor /

Stars: 
Margot Robbie  /  Chiwetel Ejiofor  /  Chris Pine
Making a Scene
Making a Scene

Making a Scene   2013

Release Date: 2013-11-25

Rating: 8.7

Production Companies: The New York Times / The New York Times /

Director: Forest Whitaker / 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 / Eva Z. Cabrera /

Half of a Yellow Sun
Half of a Yellow Sun

Half of a Yellow Sun   2013

Release Date: 2013-09-08

Rating: 5.1

Production Companies: British Film Institute (BFI) / Lipsync Productions /

Director: Biyi Bandele / Biyi Bandele /

Stars: 
Thandie Newton  /  Anika Noni Rose  /  John Boyega
Savannah
Savannah

Savannah   2013

Release Date: 2013-04-25

Rating: 6.1

Production Companies: Meddin Studios / Unclaimed Freight Productions /

Director: Annette Haywood-Carter / Annette Haywood-Carter /

Phil Spector
Phil Spector

Phil Spector   2013

Release Date: 2013-03-24

Rating: 6.1

Production Companies: HBO Films /

Director: Al Pacino / Al Pacino /

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 / Stephen Poliakoff /

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

Salt   2010

Release Date: 2010-07-21

Rating: 6.2

Production Companies:

Director: Angelina Jolie / Angelina Jolie /

2012
2012

2012   2009

Release Date: 2009-10-10

Rating: 5.6

Production Companies: Columbia Pictures / Centropolis Entertainment /

Director: Kimi Webber / Kimi Webber /

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

Endgame   2009

Release Date: 2009-01-18

Rating: 6.4

Production Companies: Film Afrika Worldwide /

Director: Pete Travis / Pete Travis /

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

Redbelt   2008

Release Date: 2008-04-07

Rating: 6.4

Production Companies: Sony Pictures Classics /

Director: David Mamet / David Mamet /

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

American Gangster   2007

Release Date: 2007-11-02

Rating: 7.5

Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment / Universal Pictures /

Director: Joey Klein / Joey Klein /

Talk to Me
Talk to Me

Talk to Me   2007

Release Date: 2007-07-13

Rating: 6.9

Production Companies: The Mark Gordon Company / Pelagius Film /

Director: Don Cheadle / Don Cheadle /

Talk to Me
Talk to Me

Talk to Me   2007

Release Date: 2007-07-13

Rating: 6.9

Production Companies: The Mark Gordon Company / Pelagius Film /

Director: Don Cheadle / Don Cheadle /

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