Chiwetel Ejiofor

ACTOR, SOUNDTRACK, DIRECTOR

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29th May 2022 | FlixCatalog Staff

English actor, writer and director Chiwetel Ejiofor is renowned for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, along with the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He is also known for playing Okwe in Kleine schmutzige Tricks (2002), the Operative in Serenity: Flucht in neue Welten (2005), Lola in Kinky Boots (2005), Luke in Children of Men (2006), Dr. Adrian Helmsley in 2012 - Das Ende der Welt (2009) and Dr. Vincent Kapoor in Der Marsianer: Rettet Mark Watney (2015).Chiwetelu Umeadi Ejiofor was born on July 10, 1977 in Forest Gate, London, England, to Nigerian parents, Obiajulu (Okaford), a pharmacist, and Arinze Ejiofor, a doctor. Chiwetel attended Dulwich College in South-East London. By the age of 13, he was appearing in numerous school and National Youth Theatre productions and subsequently attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA).Ejiofor caught the attention of Steven Spielberg who cast him in the critically acclaimed Amistad - Das Sklavenschiff (1997) alongside Morgan Freeman and Anthony Hopkins. He has since been seen on the big screen in numerous features including Stephen Frears' Kleine schmutzige Tricks (2002) (for which he won Best Actor at the British Independent Film Awards, the Evening Standard Film Awards, and the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards), Tatsächlich... Liebe (2003), Woody Allen's Melinda und Melinda (2004), Kinky Boots (2005), Inside Man (2006), Children of Men (2006), American Gangster (2007) and Talk to Me (2007), for which his performance won him an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor.Ejiofor has balanced his film and television commitments with a number of prestigious stage productions. In 2008, his portrayal of the title role in Michael Grandage's "Othello" at the Donmar Warehouse alongside Ewan McGregor was unanimously commended and won him best actor at the 2008 Laurence Olivier Awards and Evening Standard Theatre Awards. He also received nominations in the South Bank Show Awards and the What's On Stage Theatregoers' Choice Awards in 2009. His other stage roles include Roger Michell's "Blue/Orange" in 2000 which received the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Play, and the same year Tim Supple's "Romeo and Juliet" in which Ejiofor portrayed the title role.Following his television debut in the series episode Screen Two: Deadly Voyage - Treibgut des Todes (1996), Ejiofor has complimented his film and theatre work on the small screen in productions including Murder in Mind (2001), created by the award-winning writer Anthony Horowitz, Trust (2003), Twelfth Night, or What You Will (2003), and Canterbury Tales (2003). His television appearance in the hard hitting emotional drama Tsunami - Die Killerwelle (2006) alongside Toni Collette, Sophie Okonedo and Tim Roth earned him a nomination for a Golden Globe Award as well as an NAACP Image award.Ejiofor also appeared in such notable films as Endgame (2009), Channel 4's moving drama set in South Africa for which his performance earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries; Roland Emmerich's action feature 2012 - Das Ende der Welt (2009), opposite John Cusack, Danny Glover and Thandie Newton; and Salt (2010), opposite Angelina Jolie and Liev Schreiber. In 2013, he starred in Half of a Yellow Sun (2013) and 12 Years a Slave (2013), receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for the latter film. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Pedro Borges

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Streaming Availability

Amazon Video has the most number of Chiwetel Ejiofor’s flixes, followed by Google Play Movies compared to other streaming platforms. See the full graph below.

Releases by Year

Chiwetel Ejiofor on average has worked on 3 movies per year from 1999 to 2021. See the full graphs of the number of Chiwetel Ejiofor movies released per year from 2007 till 2021.

Top Genres

Chiwetel Ejiofor works mostly in Drama Genre followed by Biography Genre flixes. 38% of Chiwetel Ejiofor movies are Drama Genre movies. See Top Genres that Chiwetel Ejiofor worked on in the graph below.

Average IMDB Score

On average the IMDB score of the movies that Chiwetel Ejiofor has worked on is 6.8.

6.8 / 10

Chiwetel Ejiofor's Movies and Tv Series available to Stream now ..

Cameras in space tell stories of life on our planet from a brand new perspective, revealing new discoveries, incredible colours and patterns, and just how fast it is changing.

8.2/10232 min

Available in 6 platform(s).

Biography,Drama,History
12 Years a Slave (2013)

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

8.1/10134 min

Available in 12 platform(s).

Crime,Drama,Mystery
The Shadow Line (2011)

Detective Inspector Jonah Gabriel returns to work after a botched operation that resulted in him sustaining a near-fatal bullet wound. It may be his first day back on the job but he's soon ...

8/1060 min

Available in 5 platform(s).

Action,Drama,Sci-Fi
Children of Men (2006)

In 2027, in a chaotic world in which women have become somehow infertile, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea.

7.9/10109 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Documentary,Family
The Elephant Queen (2018)

Athena is a mother who will do everything in her power to protect her herd when they are forced to leave their waterhole. This epic journey, narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor, takes audiences across the African savannah, and into the heart of an elephant family. A tale of love, loss and coming home.

7.8/1096 min

Available in 1 platform(s).

Biography,Crime,Drama
American Gangster (2007)

An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.

7.8/10157 min

Available in 10 platform(s).

Action,Adventure,Sci-Fi
Serenity (2005)

The crew of the ship Serenity try to evade an assassin sent to recapture one of their members who is telepathic.

7.8/10119 min

Available in 11 platform(s).

Against all the odds, a thirteen year old boy in Malawi invents an unconventional way to save his family and village from famine.

7.6/10113 min

Available in 1 platform(s).