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Chiwetel Ejiofor

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Birthday
10, 1977
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
10, 1977 (age 41)
Birthplace
England

About

Actor whose leading role in the 2013 film 12 Years a Slave earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. He has also played prominent roles in the films The Martian, Doctor Strange, Children of Men, Love Actually, Serenity, Amistad and 2012.

Before Fame

He played Othello at the Bloomsbury Theatre when he was eighteen.

Trivia

When he was eleven, he and his father were involved in a fatal accident in Nigeria.

Family Life

He was born in London and raised by his Nigerian immigrant parents. His sister is news anchor Zain Asher. He dated actress Sari Mercer.

Associated With

His big break came after he landed a role in director Steven Spielberg's 1997 film Amistad.

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