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Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor's biography

Chiwetel Ejiofor is 45 years old stage actor born at Forest Gate. He was born on Sunday 10th of July 1977. According to year of birth 1977 he belongs to Generation X. Birthday on 10th of July means he is Cancer. Cancer is a watery sign. They are very friendly and show motherly love to everyone. According to ascendant calculator, an important trait of these natives is their sensitive nature.

He is citizen of United Kingdom. His primary profession is to be stage actor. You can know him also as film actor, actor, director, screenwriter, television actor. He is recently known as film director.

Chiwetel Ejiofor's schools

We found 3 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Dulwich College, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Dulwich Prep London.

Detailed informations about his schools

  • Attended Dulwich College in London, England.

Chiwetel Ejiofor's career

His main focus is to be stage actor and video game industry.

Awards and competitions

Chiwetel Ejiofor's Awards

  • He was nominated for the 2001 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award (2000 season) for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in "Blue/Orange" at the Royal National Theatre, Cottesloe stage.
  • 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" at the Royal National Theatre: Lyttelton and 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 awarded the 2008 Laurence Olivier Theatre Award (2007 season) for Best Actor for his performance as the title role in William Shakespeare's "Othello" at the Donmar Warehouse.
  • He was honoured with a Global Promise Award by The GEANCO Foundation, a non-profit welfare organization in West Africa for his charity work in Nigeria (2015).

Chiwetel Ejiofor's Nominations

  • He was nominated for Academy Award for Best Actor for work 12 Years a Slave in 2013
  • He was nominated for European Film Award for Best Actor for work Dirty Pretty Things in 2003

Chiwetel Ejiofor's quotes

  • I like to disappear into a role. I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed.
  • [on 12 Years a Slave (2013)] 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.
  • [to director Steve McQueen, while accepting the BAFTA 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.
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Chiwetel Ejiofor's body shape

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