44 years old (Born on July 10, 1974)
Actor; He is famous from Amistad, Othello (Play) and 12 Years a Slave.Attended LAMDA, the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Name is pronounced "chew-it-tell edge-oh-for" Went to Dulwich College, London Was a member of the National Youth Theatre, in London. 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.
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Fun Facts About Chiwetel Ejiofor
Is British, of Nigerian parentage.
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.
He was awarded the 2000 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer for his performance in Blue/Orange.
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.
Father was a doctor.
One of 115 people invited to join AMPAS in 2007.
His father was killed in a car accident when Chiwetel was eleven. He survived the accident.
Starred with British actor Clive Owen in back to back action thriller films Inside Man and Children of Men.