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Chiwetel Ejiofor Net Worth

Chiwetel Ejiofor Net Worth is
$8 Million

Chiwetel Ejiofor Biography

It really is surprising how small people actually find out the name of the actor we will discuss and how small they have found out about his professional achievements. Only a year ago a different one of Chiwetel’s most effective movies has already reached the cinemas, this time around it had been a historical drama 12 Years of Slaves. I think about this a misunderstanding and therefore in this content I will talk about the resources of Chiwetel Ejiofor net value: about his achievements in television, theatre and movies. The upcoming millionaire was created in London, in a Nigerian family members (therefore his name is quite tough to pronounce for the English audio speakers) and had a fairly difficult childhood. Perhaps you have ever noticed the marks on his forehead? Well they are the continuous reminders of the tragic incident where Chiwetel has dropped his father. He’s seen driving expensive vehicles, surviving in the huge home and wearing luxury components. After the special event, on a street to Lagos, the family’s car was involved with a clash with much lorry. Chiwetel has began acting at Dulwich University at this thirteen and afterwards joined up with the National Youth Theatre. The skilled teenager got accepted in to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Artwork, but quit his research after a calendar year to take a chance that for a few actors just comes once in an eternity: to surface in Steven Spielberg’s film Amidst. I believe that Chiwetel Ejiofor net value growth has first obtained momentum in the first 2000s, as his film Dirty Pretty Stuff has already reached the cinemas. For the portrayal of Okwe in this British thriller, where he starred alongside Audrey Tautou, Chiwetel provides received Reel Dark Award for Greatest Actor, NORTH PARK Film Critics Culture Award for Greatest Actor in a respected Role, in addition to nominations for Chicago Film Critics Association Award for some Promising Performer and London’s Film Critics Circle Award for British Actor of the entire year. Third , the talented actor did a sigificant number of critically acclaimed functions, including those in films Serenity, Kinky Boots, 2012 and Children of Guys. Despite the specifics that Chiwetel Ejiofor net worthy of already amounts to $8 million dollars and during his profession he has received even more awards and nominations than the majority of the world-well-known actors, his skilled still hasn’t attracted the interest of the masses. The portrayal of Solomon Northup in this film provides garnered Ejiofor a couple of awards to find the best actor from film critics’ associations all around the western peninsula, IGN’s Greatest of 2013 Award for Best actor and selection of various other accolades. Grossing almost $190 million on a spending budget of $20 million, this movie in addition has added a significant sum to Chiwetel Ejiofor net worthy of. Chiwetel uncovered his love for young and by age group thirteen; Chiwetel Ejiofor net worthy of in 2014-2015 is $8,000,000 while like others Chiwetel Ejiofor gets also paid by advertisements, sponsorship, etc, endorsement and featuring. You can get his acting profession inside wiki sites. A few of his film and tv projects include, “Dirty Very Things”, “Twelfth Evening”, “Love In fact”, “Melinda and Melinda”, “Serenity”, “Kinky Boots”, “Inside Guy”, “Children of Men”, “Speak to Me”, “American Gangster”, “Salt”, and “12 Years a Slave”. The few was highlighted on the cover of Fine! 20 Chiwetel Ejiofor was created in 10 July 1977 who’s currently 38 years previous. Chiwetel Ejiofor was created in Forest Gate, London, England, and began performing while in his early teenagers. He went on to execute with the National Youth Theatre, and was subsequently recognized to the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Artwork. He still left LAMDA after twelve months, nevertheless, when he was cast in the feature film, “Amistad”. He provides since gone to a reliable career in film, tv, and theater tasks, and has won many awards for his function. We also added few films earnings which include Doctor Unusual, The Martian


Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameChiwetel Ejiofor
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 10, 1977
Height1.78 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Film director, Actor
EducationLondon Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Dulwich College
NationalityBritish
ParentsArinze Ejiofor, Obiajulu Ejiofor
SiblingsZain Asher
AwardsBAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, British Independent Film Award – The Richard Harris Award, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance, AACTA International Award for Best Actor, British Independent Film Award for Best Actor, BET Award for Best Actor, John and Wendy Trewin Award for Best Shakespearean Performance, Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, BAFTA Rising Star Award, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture, British Independent Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer, European Film Award for Best Actor, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor, Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actor, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries, Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Actor, Black Reel Award for Best Actor, Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor, Empire Award for Best Actor, Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Movies12 Years a Slave, Doctor Strange, The Martian, Triple 9, Secret in Their Eyes, Z for Zachariah, Children of Men, American Gangster, Dirty Pretty Things, Serenity, Inside Man, Kinky Boots, Redbelt, Love Actually, Half of a Yellow Sun, Talk to Me, Melinda and Melinda, Four Brothers, Amistad, Endgame, Salt, Slow Burn, She Hate Me, Red Dust, Tsunami: The Aftermath, Deadly Voyage, G:MT – Greenwich Mean Time, Phil Spector, It Was an Accident, 2012, Three Blind Mice, Twelfth Night, or What You Will, Savannah, Columbite Tantalite, Come Sunday, Mary Magdalene
TV ShowsDancing on the Edge, The Shadow Line, The Canterbury Tales, Trust


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1 He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to Drama.
2 Has played slaves in two films: Amistad (1997) and 12 Years a Slave (2013).
3 Younger sister, Zain Asher, is a financial news reporter at CNN based in New York.
4 Starring in the title part in a brief run of 'Othello' at the Donmar Warehouse in London, with Ewan McGregor as Iago. [November 2007]
5 He has named his five favorite films (in no order) as Raging Bull (1980), The Godfather (1972), Fargo (1996), Miller's Crossing (1990) and Do the Right Thing (1989).
6 He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2008 Queen's Birthday Honors List for his services to drama.
7 Attended LAMDA, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
8 Starred with British actor Clive Owen in back to back action thriller films, Inside Man (2006) and Children of Men (2006).
9 One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
10 Sung back-up vocals for a Band called Blind in the early 90s, height of their success was playing The Rock Garden in London's Covent Garden.
11 His father was killed in a car accident when Chiwetel was eleven. He survived the accident.
12 Father was a doctor.
13 Went to Dulwich College, London
14 Was a member of the National Youth Theatre, in London.
15 He was awarded the 2000 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performance in Blue/Orange.
16 He was awarded the Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer at the 2000 London Critics Circle Theatre Awards (Drama) for his performance in Blue/Orange performed at the Royal National Theatre: Lyttelton and, later, at the Duchess Theatre.
17 He was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2001 (2000 season) for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Blue/Orange at the Royal National Theatre, Cottesloe stage.
18 Name is pronounced Chew-eh-tell Edge-ee-oh-for.
19 Is British, of Nigerian Igbo parentage.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1 Well-modulated voice
2 Athletic build
3 Forehead scars
4 Expressive wide rounded eyes


Quotes

#Quote
1 [to director Steve McQueen, while accepting the BAFA male acting trophy, 2014] This is yours. I'm going to keep it - that's the kind of guy I am - but it's yours.
2 [on '12 Years a Slave'] There are 21 million people in slavery as we sit here. I just hope 150 years from now our ambivalence will not allow another filmmaker to make this film.
3 I think I just look for what appeals to me, and maybe what appeals to me is kind of serious sometimes. I like characters and I like story and I sort of like narrative, and that is what excites me. And sometimes, I suppose, in the contemporary context a lot of that is based around dramas these days so I enjoy that and it's what I have always done. I have always been involved in drama, and somehow that is where a lot of the good stories are. And I think there can be comedic moments in drama, like in Kinky Boots, I think there are some funny beats, but the overall, I'm just saying, is that it is a complex story between a few groups of people, and even though the story is heightened and amusing, there are all sorts of beats and machinations that go on and I think that's just what intrigues me and that's what I pursue.
4 But these are the realities of the artistic idealism and the stock, the commercial/financial realism, and, so, somehow sometimes it is going to work in your favor and sometimes against, and that's all part and parcel of it. We just, in our end, just carry on trying to sort of produce the work, or the best work we can do, and hope that at their end they find a way of getting that to as many people as possible in the cinema medium.
5 I always thought of the play as a sequel to Romeo and Juliet. I think Shakespeare's so astute in his understanding of people being vulnerable, you know. And that love is so easy to corrupt. I think so many of Shakespeare's plays are about how fragile love is - how perfect and beautiful it is, but also how terrifying and easy to manipulate it is.
6 I like to disappear into a role. I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed.
7 I remember getting cast in Amistad and getting this very strong feeling that I had overshot myself. It was a great shock. It made me realize that this is not a profession you can predict; that you can have all these ambitions and expectations and that they can all be thrown to the wind. What was peculiar about that situation was that my aspirations were so far below what actually happened.


Pictures

All Chiwetel Ejiofor pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Richard Harris Award British Independent Film Awards
2015 CinEuphoria CinEuphoria Awards Best Duo - International Competition 12 Years a Slave (2013) Lupita Nyong'o
2014 BAFTA Film Award BAFTA Awards Best Leading Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Hollywood Award Acapulco Black Film Festival Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 AACTA International Award Australian Film Institute Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 BET Award BET Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Outstanding Actor, TV Movie or Mini-Series Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2014 Broadcasting Press Guild Award Broadcasting Press Guild Awards Best Actor Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2014 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 GFCA Award Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA) Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 IFC Award Iowa Film Critics Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 IFTA Award Irish Film and Television Awards Best International Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Ischia Actor Award Ischia Global Film & Music Festival 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 ALFS Award London Critics Circle Film Awards Actor of the Year 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 NCFCA Award North Carolina Film Critics Association Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 RAFA Richard Attenborough Film Awards, UK Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Webby Award The Webby Awards Best Drama, Individual Short Or Episode Columbite Tantalite (2013) Gavin Kalin (producer)

Gary Richens (producer)

David Lan (executive producer)

Anna Jameson (producer)

Alan Stacey (producer)
2013 WAFCA Award Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 WFCC Award Women Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 WFCC Award Women Film Critics Circle Awards Best Male Images in a Movie 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 Austin Film Critics Award Austin Film Critics Association Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 BFCC Award Black Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 BFCC Award Black Film Critics Circle Awards Best Ensemble 12 Years a Slave (2013) Benedict Cumberbatch

Paul Dano

Garret Dillahunt

Michael Fassbender

Paul Giamatti

Scoot McNairy

Lupita Nyong'o

Adepero Oduye

Sarah Paulson

Brad Pitt

Michael Kenneth Williams

Alfre Woodard
2013 BOFCA Award Boston Online Film Critics Association Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 BSFC Award Boston Society of Film Critics Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 FFCC Award Florida Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 HFCS Award Houston Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 IGN Award IGN Summer Movie Awards Best Movie Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 IFJA Award Indiana Film Journalists Association, US Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 ICP Award Indiewire Critics' Poll Best Lead Performance 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 KCFCC Award Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 NYFCO Award New York Film Critics, Online Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 NTFCA Award North Texas Film Critics Association, US Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 OFCC Award Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 SFFCC Award San Francisco Film Critics Circle Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 SEFCA Award Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 SLFCA Award St. Louis Film Critics Association, US Special Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment) 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 UFCA Award Utah Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 VVFP Award Village Voice Film Poll Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2008 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Supporting Male Talk to Me (2007)
2007 AAFCA Award African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) Best Supporting Actor Talk to Me (2007)
2007 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Ensemble Performance Talk to Me (2007) Cedric the Entertainer

Don Cheadle

Mike Epps

Vondie Curtis-Hall

Taraji P. Henson

Martin Sheen
2007 Golden Nymph Monte-Carlo TV Festival Mini-Series - Best Performance by an Actor Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2004 Best Performance by an Actor American Black Film Festival Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Film: Best Actor Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003 British Independent Film Award British Independent Film Awards Best Actor Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003 Evening Standard British Film Award Evening Standard British Film Awards Best Actor Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003 SDFCS Award San Diego Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor, Motion Picture The Martian (2015)
2016 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Outstanding Actor, Motion Picture Z for Zachariah (2015)
2016 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
2016 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture The Martian (2015)
2015 CinEuphoria CinEuphoria Awards Best Actor - International Competition 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2014 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2014 Critics Choice Award Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2014 Empire Award Empire Awards, UK Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Dorian Award Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) Film Performance of the Year - Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast 12 Years a Slave (2013) Brad Pitt

Alfre Woodard

Paul Dano

Lupita Nyong'o

Chris Chalk

Benedict Cumberbatch

Garret Dillahunt

Michael Fassbender

Paul Giamatti

Taran Killam

Scoot McNairy

Adepero Oduye

Sarah Paulson

Michael Kenneth Williams
2014 Gold Derby Award Gold Derby Awards Lead Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Guardian Film Award Guardian Film Awards, UK Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2014 Independent Spirit Award Independent Spirit Awards Best Male Lead 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 ICS Award International Cinephile Society Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 ALFS Award London Critics Circle Film Awards British Actor of the Year 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 MTV Movie Award MTV Movie Awards Best Male Performance 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2014 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture 12 Years a Slave (2013) Benedict Cumberbatch

Paul Dano

Garret Dillahunt

Michael Fassbender

Paul Giamatti

Scoot McNairy

Lupita Nyong'o

Adepero Oduye

Sarah Paulson

Brad Pitt

Michael Kenneth Williams

Alfre Woodard
2014 Seattle Film Critics Award Seattle Film Critics Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 Seattle Film Critics Award Seattle Film Critics Awards Best Ensemble Cast 12 Years a Slave (2013) Benedict Cumberbatch

Paul Dano

Garret Dillahunt

Michael Fassbender

Adepero Oduye

Sarah Paulson

Brad Pitt

Michael Kenneth Williams

Paul Giamatti

Scoot McNairy

Alfre Woodard
2014 VFCC Award Vancouver Film Critics Circle Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 EDA Award Alliance of Women Film Journalists Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 DFCS Award Denver Film Critics Society Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 DFCS Award Detroit Film Critic Society, US Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 Golden Schmoes Golden Schmoes Awards Best Actor of the Year 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor in a Leading Role 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Acting Ensemble 12 Years a Slave (2013) Michael Fassbender

Lupita Nyong'o

Benedict Cumberbatch

Paul Dano

Paul Giamatti

Sarah Paulson

Brad Pitt

Alfre Woodard

Adepero Oduye

Garret Dillahunt

Scoot McNairy

Taran Killam

Chris Chalk

Michael Kenneth Williams

Liza J. Bennett

Kelsey Scott

Quvenzhané Wallis

Devyn A. Tyler

Cameron Zeigler
2013 SDFCS Award San Diego Film Critics Society Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Motion Picture 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 Satellite Award Satellite Awards Best Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Dancing on the Edge (2013)
2010 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Endgame (2009)
2010 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Supporting Actor 2012 (2009)
2010 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture 2012 (2009)
2008 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Actor Redbelt (2008)
2008 Gold Hugo Chicago International Film Festival Best Short Film Slapper (2008)
2008 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Talk to Me (2007)
2008 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture American Gangster (2007) Armand Assante

Josh Brolin

Russell Crowe

Ruby Dee

Idris Elba

Cuba Gooding Jr.

Carla Gugino

John Hawkes

Ted Levine

Joe Morton

Lymari Nadal

John Ortiz

RZA

Yul Vazquez

Denzel Washington
2007 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Kinky Boots (2005)
2007 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2007 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Supporting Actor Children of Men (2006)
2007 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Supporting Actor Kinky Boots (2005)
2007 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2007 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Actor in a Motion Picture or Miniseries Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2006 Rising Star Award BAFTA Awards
2006 ACCA Awards Circuit Community Awards Best Cast Ensemble Children of Men (2006) Clive Owen

Julianne Moore

Michael Caine

Clare-Hope Ashitey
2006 Black Movie Award Black Movie Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Kinky Boots (2005)
2006 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Supporting Actor Serenity (2005)
2006 ALFS Award London Critics Circle Film Awards British Actor of the Year Kinky Boots (2005)
2005 British Independent Film Award British Independent Film Awards Best Actor Kinky Boots (2005)
2004 COFCA Award Central Ohio Film Critics Association Best Actor Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Most Promising Performer Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004 OFTA Film Award Online Film & Television Association Best Breakthrough Performance - Male Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004 OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Breakthrough Performance Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004 PFCS Award Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards Best Ensemble Acting Love Actually (2003) Hugh Grant

Colin Firth

Sienna Guillory

Liam Neeson

Lulu Popplewell

Emma Thompson

Kris Marshall

Heike Makatsch

Martin Freeman

Joanna Page

Andrew Lincoln

Keira Knightley

Nina Sosanya

Martine McCutcheon

Laura Linney

Thomas Brodie-Sangster

Alan Rickman

Rodrigo Santoro

Rowan Atkinson

Claudia Schiffer

Bill Nighy

Gregor Fisher

Rory MacGregor

Carla Vasconcelos

Shannon Elizabeth

2003 VVFP Award Village Voice Film Poll Best Performance Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003 WAFCA Award Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003 British Independent Film Award British Independent Film Awards Most Promising Newcomer Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003 European Film Award European Film Awards European Actor Dirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003 ALFS Award London Critics Circle Film Awards British Actor of the Year Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 INOCA International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA) Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014 TFCA Award Toronto Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 DFWFCA Award Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 LAFCA Award Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013 NYFCC Award New York Film Critics Circle Awards Best Actor 12 Years a Slave (2013)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Come Sunday 2017 pre-production Carlton Pearson
Mary Magdalene 2017 post-production Peter
Doctor Strange 2016 Mordo
Triple 9 2016 Michael Atwood
National Theatre Live: Everyman 2015 TV Movie Everyman
Secret in Their Eyes 2015 Ray Kasten
The Martian 2015 Vincent Kapoor
Z for Zachariah 2015 John Loomis
Making a Scene 2013 Short Man
Half of a Yellow Sun 2013 Odenigbo
12 Years a Slave 2013 Solomon Northup
Phil Spector 2013 TV Movie Mock Prosecutor
Dancing on the Edge 2013 TV Mini-Series Louis
Savannah 2013 Christmas Moultrie
The Shadow Line 2011 TV Mini-Series Jonah Gabriel
Salt 2010 Peabody
2012 2009/I Adrian Helmsley
Endgame 2009/I Thabo Mbeki
Redbelt 2008 Mike Terry
American Gangster 2007 Huey Lucas
Talk to Me 2007 Dewey Hughes
Children of Men 2006 Luke
Inside Man 2006 Detective Bill Mitchell
Tsunami: The Aftermath 2006 TV Mini-Series Ian Carter
Kinky Boots 2005 Lola
Slow Burn 2005 Ty Trippin
Serenity 2005 The Operative
Four Brothers 2005 Victor Sweet
Melinda and Melinda 2004 Ellis Moonsong
Red Dust 2004 Alex Mpondo
She Hate Me 2004 Frank Wills
Canterbury Tales 2003 TV Mini-Series Paul
Love Actually 2003 Peter
3 Blind Mice 2003 Mark Hayward
Twelfth Night, or What You Will 2003 TV Movie Orsino
Trust 2003 TV Series Ashley Carter
Dirty Pretty Things 2002 Okwe
Murder in Mind 2001 TV Series DS McCorkindale
My Friend Soweto 2001 Soweto
Mind Games 2001 TV Movie Tyler Arnold
It Was an Accident 2000 Nicky Burkett
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time 1999 Rix
Amistad 1997 Ensign Covey
Screen Two 1996 TV Series Ebow

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
12 Years a Slave 2013 performer: "Roll Jordan Roll"
Savannah 2013 performer: "Bring Me a Gator", "Wade In The Watah" / writer: "Bring Me a Gator"
Kinky Boots 2005 performer: "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" 1938, "I Want to Be Evil" 1953, "Whatever Lola Wants" 1955, "Together We Are Beautiful" 1980, "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 1966, "In These Shoes" 1999, "Cha Cha Heels" 1988, "Going Back to My Roots" 1976, "Yes Sir I Can Boogie" 1977

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Columbite Tantalite 2013 Short
Slapper 2008 Short

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Columbite Tantalite 2013 Short
Slapper 2008 Short writer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monkeys 2011 Short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2014 Golden Globe Arrivals Special 2014 TV Special Himself - Interviewee
71st Golden Globe Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Nominee (uncredited)
Late Show with David Letterman 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Oprah's Next Chapter 2013 TV Series Himself
The Queen Latifah Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
TV One on One 2013 TV Series Himself
The Reel Story: 12 Years a Slave 2013 Video Himself
The Daily Show 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
The View 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
Fox and Friends 2013 TV Series Himself
Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Welcome to Nollywood: The Art of Africa 2013 TV Movie Himself
Daybreak 2011 TV Series Himself
Salt: Declassified 2010 Video documentary short Himself
Roland Emmerich: Master of the Modern Epic 2010 Video short Himself
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2010 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Mini - Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Cinema 3 2009 TV Series Himself
Masterpiece Contemporary 2009 TV Series Himself
The 2009 Independent Spirit Awards 2009 TV Special Himself
The End of the World: The Actor's Perspective 2009 Documentary short Himself
Redbelt: Behind-the-Scenes of 'Redbelt' 2008 Video documentary short Himself
The John Akii Bua Story: An African Tragedy 2008 Documentary John Akii Bua (voice)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Empire Movie Awards 2008 2008 TV Special Himself
Fallen Empire: Making 'American Gangster' 2008 Video documentary Himself
Partition: The Day India Burned 2007 TV Movie Himself
Children of Men: Visions of the Future 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2006 TV Series Himself - Guest
Breakfast 2005-2006 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Ultimate Heist: Making 'Inside Man' 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Why Shakespeare? 2005 Video short documentary Himself
Ceremonia de apertura del festival de cine de San Sebastián 2004 TV Movie Himself
The Orange British Academy Film Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
Birthday Stories with Lynn Hirschberg 2016 TV Series short Himself
The Long Way Home: Making the Martian 2016 Documentary Himself
Triple 9: An Authentic World 2016 Video short Himself
Triple 9: Under the Gun 2016 Video short Himself
The First Monday in May 2016 Documentary Himself (Cameo)
Made in Hollywood 2009-2016 TV Series Himself
Adapting the Story for Today's World 2016 Video short Himself
Film '72 2005-2016 TV Series Himself - Interviewee / Himself
The Late Late Show with James Corden 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
Ares III: The Untold Story 2016 Video documentary short Vincent Kapoor
Signal Acquired: Writing and Direction of 'The Martian' 2016 Video documentary short Himself
Good Morning America 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Conan 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers 2015 TV Series Himself
Let's Go, DFW! 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Charlie Rose 2013-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Today 2013-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Today at Wimbledon 2015 TV Series Himself - Spectator
Wimbledon 2014-2015 TV Series Himself - Spectator
E! Live from the Red Carpet 2014-2015 TV Series Himself
The 87th Annual Academy Awards 2015 TV Special Himself - Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
2014 MTV Movie Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Nominee
12 Years a Slave: A Historical Portrait 2014 Video documentary Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2013-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
The 86th Annual Academy Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter & Nominee
EE British Academy Film Awards: The Red Carpet Show 2014 TV Special Himself
The EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 TV Special Himself
Tavis Smiley 2009-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Rencontres de cinéma 2014 TV Series Himself
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter & Nominee
19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Nominee
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest

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