Actors

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
1He 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.
2Has played slaves in two films: Amistad (1997) and 12 Years a Slave (2013).
3Younger sister, Zain Asher, is a financial news reporter at CNN based in New York.
4Starring in the title part in a brief run of 'Othello' at the Donmar Warehouse in London, with Ewan McGregor as Iago. [November 2007]
5He 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).
6He 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.
7Attended LAMDA, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
8Starred with British actor Clive Owen in back to back action thriller films, Inside Man (2006) and Children of Men (2006).
9One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
10Sung 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.
11His father was killed in a car accident when Chiwetel was eleven. He survived the accident.
12Father was a doctor.
13Went to Dulwich College, London
14Was a member of the National Youth Theatre, in London.
15He was awarded the 2000 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performance in Blue/Orange.
16He 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.
17He 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.
18Name is pronounced Chew-eh-tell Edge-ee-oh-for.
19Is British, of Nigerian Igbo parentage.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Well-modulated voice
2Athletic build
3Forehead scars
4Expressive 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.
3I 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.
4But 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.
5I 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.
6I like to disappear into a role. I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed.
7I 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
2015Richard Harris AwardBritish Independent Film Awards
2015CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Duo - International Competition12 Years a Slave (2013)Lupita Nyong'o
2014BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Leading Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Hollywood AwardAcapulco Black Film FestivalBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014AACTA International AwardAustralian Film InstituteBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014BET AwardBET AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Actor, Motion Picture12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Actor, TV Movie or Mini-SeriesDancing on the Edge (2013)
2014Broadcasting Press Guild AwardBroadcasting Press Guild AwardsBest ActorDancing on the Edge (2013)
2014COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014GFCA AwardGeorgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)Best Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014IFC AwardIowa Film Critics AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014IFTA AwardIrish Film and Television AwardsBest International Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Ischia Actor AwardIschia Global Film & Music Festival12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014ALFS AwardLondon Critics Circle Film AwardsActor of the Year12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014NCFCA AwardNorth Carolina Film Critics AssociationBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014RAFARichard Attenborough Film Awards, UKBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Webby AwardThe Webby AwardsBest Drama, Individual Short Or EpisodeColumbite Tantalite (2013)Gavin Kalin (producer)

Gary Richens (producer)

David Lan (executive producer)

Anna Jameson (producer)

Alan Stacey (producer)
2013WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013WFCC AwardWomen Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013WFCC AwardWomen Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Male Images in a Movie12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013Austin Film Critics AwardAustin Film Critics AssociationBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013BFCC AwardBlack Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013BFCC AwardBlack Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Ensemble12 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
2013BOFCA AwardBoston Online Film Critics AssociationBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013BSFC AwardBoston Society of Film Critics AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013FFCC AwardFlorida Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013HFCS AwardHouston Film Critics Society AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013IGN AwardIGN Summer Movie AwardsBest Movie Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013IFJA AwardIndiana Film Journalists Association, USBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013ICP AwardIndiewire Critics' PollBest Lead Performance12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013KCFCC AwardKansas City Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013NYFCO AwardNew York Film Critics, OnlineBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013NTFCA AwardNorth Texas Film Critics Association, USBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013OFCC AwardOklahoma Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013SFFCC AwardSan Francisco Film Critics CircleBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013SEFCA AwardSoutheastern Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USSpecial Merit (for best scene, cinematic technique or other memorable aspect or moment)12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013UFCA AwardUtah Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013VVFP AwardVillage Voice Film PollBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2008Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Supporting MaleTalk to Me (2007)
2007AAFCA AwardAfrican-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)Best Supporting ActorTalk to Me (2007)
2007Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceTalk to Me (2007)Cedric the Entertainer

Don Cheadle

Mike Epps

Vondie Curtis-Hall

Taraji P. Henson

Martin Sheen
2007Golden NymphMonte-Carlo TV FestivalMini-Series - Best Performance by an ActorTsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2004Best Performance by an ActorAmerican Black Film FestivalDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsFilm: Best ActorDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003British Independent Film AwardBritish Independent Film AwardsBest ActorDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003Evening Standard British Film AwardEvening Standard British Film AwardsBest ActorDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest ActorDirty Pretty Things (2002)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor, Motion PictureThe Martian (2015)
2016Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Actor, Motion PictureZ for Zachariah (2015)
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Motion PictureSecret in Their Eyes (2015)
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureThe Martian (2015)
2015CinEuphoriaCinEuphoria AwardsBest Actor - International Competition12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionDancing on the Edge (2013)
2014Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a MovieDancing on the Edge (2013)
2014Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Critics' Choice TV AwardCritics Choice Television AwardsBest Actor in a Movie/MiniseriesDancing on the Edge (2013)
2014Empire AwardEmpire Awards, UKBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Dorian AwardGay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)Film Performance of the Year - Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble Cast12 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
2014Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsLead Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Guardian Film AwardGuardian Film Awards, UKBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Motion Picture12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialDancing on the Edge (2013)
2014Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Male Lead12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014ICS AwardInternational Cinephile Society AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014ALFS AwardLondon Critics Circle Film AwardsBritish Actor of the Year12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014MTV Movie AwardMTV Movie AwardsBest Male Performance12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesDancing on the Edge (2013)
2014ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture12 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
2014Seattle Film Critics AwardSeattle Film Critics AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014Seattle Film Critics AwardSeattle Film Critics AwardsBest Ensemble Cast12 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
2014VFCC AwardVancouver Film Critics CircleBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013EDA AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actor in a Leading Role12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013DFCS AwardDenver Film Critics SocietyBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013DFCS AwardDetroit Film Critic Society, USBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013Golden SchmoesGolden Schmoes AwardsBest Actor of the Year12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Actor in a Leading Role12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Acting Ensemble12 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
2013SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Motion Picture12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionDancing on the Edge (2013)
2010Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionEndgame (2009)
2010Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Supporting Actor2012 (2009)
2010Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture2012 (2009)
2008Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest ActorRedbelt (2008)
2008Gold HugoChicago International Film FestivalBest Short FilmSlapper (2008)
2008Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureTalk to Me (2007)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureAmerican 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
2007Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or MusicalKinky Boots (2005)
2007Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionTsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2007Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Supporting ActorChildren of Men (2006)
2007Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Supporting ActorKinky Boots (2005)
2007Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialTsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2007OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Actor in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesTsunami: The Aftermath (2006)
2006Rising Star AwardBAFTA Awards
2006ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleChildren of Men (2006)Clive Owen

Julianne Moore

Michael Caine

Clare-Hope Ashitey
2006Black Movie AwardBlack Movie AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading RoleKinky Boots (2005)
2006Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Supporting ActorSerenity (2005)
2006ALFS AwardLondon Critics Circle Film AwardsBritish Actor of the YearKinky Boots (2005)
2005British Independent Film AwardBritish Independent Film AwardsBest ActorKinky Boots (2005)
2004COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest ActorDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising PerformerDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Breakthrough Performance - MaleDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformanceDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2004PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble ActingLove 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

2003VVFP AwardVillage Voice Film PollBest PerformanceDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest ActorDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003British Independent Film AwardBritish Independent Film AwardsMost Promising NewcomerDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003European Film AwardEuropean Film AwardsEuropean ActorDirty Pretty Things (2002)
2003ALFS AwardLondon Critics Circle Film AwardsBritish Actor of the YearDirty Pretty Things (2002)

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014INOCAInternational Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)Best Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014NSFC AwardNational Society of Film Critics Awards, USABest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2014TFCA AwardToronto Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013DFWFCA AwardDallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013LAFCA AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)
2013NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Actor12 Years a Slave (2013)


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Come Sunday2017pre-productionCarlton Pearson
Mary Magdalene2017post-productionPeter
Doctor Strange2016Mordo
Triple 92016Michael Atwood
National Theatre Live: Everyman2015TV MovieEveryman
Secret in Their Eyes2015Ray Kasten
The Martian2015Vincent Kapoor
Z for Zachariah2015John Loomis
Making a Scene2013ShortMan
Half of a Yellow Sun2013Odenigbo
12 Years a Slave2013Solomon Northup
Phil Spector2013TV MovieMock Prosecutor
Dancing on the Edge2013TV Mini-SeriesLouis
Savannah2013Christmas Moultrie
The Shadow Line2011TV Mini-SeriesJonah Gabriel
Salt2010Peabody
20122009/IAdrian Helmsley
Endgame2009/IThabo Mbeki
Redbelt2008Mike Terry
American Gangster2007Huey Lucas
Talk to Me2007Dewey Hughes
Children of Men2006Luke
Inside Man2006Detective Bill Mitchell
Tsunami: The Aftermath2006TV Mini-SeriesIan Carter
Kinky Boots2005Lola
Slow Burn2005Ty Trippin
Serenity2005The Operative
Four Brothers2005Victor Sweet
Melinda and Melinda2004Ellis Moonsong
Red Dust2004Alex Mpondo
She Hate Me2004Frank Wills
Canterbury Tales2003TV Mini-SeriesPaul
Love Actually2003Peter
3 Blind Mice2003Mark Hayward
Twelfth Night, or What You Will2003TV MovieOrsino
Trust2003TV SeriesAshley Carter
Dirty Pretty Things2002Okwe
Murder in Mind2001TV SeriesDS McCorkindale
My Friend Soweto2001Soweto
Mind Games2001TV MovieTyler Arnold
It Was an Accident2000Nicky Burkett
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time1999Rix
Amistad1997Ensign Covey
Screen Two1996TV SeriesEbow

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
12 Years a Slave2013performer: "Roll Jordan Roll"
Savannah2013performer: "Bring Me a Gator", "Wade In The Watah" / writer: "Bring Me a Gator"
Kinky Boots2005performer: "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 Tantalite2013Short
Slapper2008Short

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Columbite Tantalite2013Short
Slapper2008Short writer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Monkeys2011Short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
2014 Golden Globe Arrivals Special2014TV SpecialHimself - Interviewee
71st Golden Globe Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee (uncredited)
Late Show with David Letterman2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Oprah's Next Chapter2013TV SeriesHimself
The Queen Latifah Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Live with Kelly and Michael2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
TV One on One2013TV SeriesHimself
The Reel Story: 12 Years a Slave2013VideoHimself
The Daily Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Fox and Friends2013TV SeriesHimself
Arqiva British Academy Television Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Welcome to Nollywood: The Art of Africa2013TV MovieHimself
Daybreak2011TV SeriesHimself
Salt: Declassified2010Video documentary shortHimself
Roland Emmerich: Master of the Modern Epic2010Video shortHimself
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards2010TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Mini - Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television
Cinema 32009TV SeriesHimself
Masterpiece Contemporary2009TV SeriesHimself
The 2009 Independent Spirit Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
The End of the World: The Actor's Perspective2009Documentary shortHimself
Redbelt: Behind-the-Scenes of 'Redbelt'2008Video documentary shortHimself
The John Akii Bua Story: An African Tragedy2008DocumentaryJohn Akii Bua (voice)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Empire Movie Awards 20082008TV SpecialHimself
Fallen Empire: Making 'American Gangster'2008Video documentaryHimself
Partition: The Day India Burned2007TV MovieHimself
Children of Men: Visions of the Future2007TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Breakfast2005-2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Ultimate Heist: Making 'Inside Man'2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Why Shakespeare?2005Video short documentaryHimself
Ceremonia de apertura del festival de cine de San Sebastián2004TV MovieHimself
The Orange British Academy Film Awards2003TV SpecialHimself
Birthday Stories with Lynn Hirschberg2016TV Series shortHimself
The Long Way Home: Making the Martian2016DocumentaryHimself
Triple 9: An Authentic World2016Video shortHimself
Triple 9: Under the Gun2016Video shortHimself
The First Monday in May2016DocumentaryHimself (Cameo)
Made in Hollywood2009-2016TV SeriesHimself
Adapting the Story for Today's World2016Video shortHimself
Film '722005-2016TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee / Himself
The Late Late Show with James Corden2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Ares III: The Untold Story2016Video documentary shortVincent Kapoor
Signal Acquired: Writing and Direction of 'The Martian'2016Video documentary shortHimself
Good Morning America2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Conan2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself
Let's Go, DFW!2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Charlie Rose2013-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Today2013-2015TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Today at Wimbledon2015TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
Wimbledon2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
E! Live from the Red Carpet2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
The 87th Annual Academy Awards2015TV SpecialHimself - Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie
2014 MTV Movie Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
12 Years a Slave: A Historical Portrait2014Video documentaryHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The 86th Annual Academy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Actor in a Leading Role
The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter & Nominee
EE British Academy Film Awards: The Red Carpet Show2014TV SpecialHimself
The EE British Academy Film Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Tavis Smiley2009-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Rencontres de cinéma2014TV SeriesHimself
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Presenter & Nominee
19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Charlie Rose2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Chelsea Lately2014TV SeriesSolomon Northup
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