Chiwetel EjioforOscar Nominee Verified
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Chiwetel was born on July 10th, 1977. He has been a credited actor since the 2002 film Dirty Pretty Things.
Chiwetel Ejiofor has yet to establish a position as a bankable star. He has starred in two films including the 2013 biography movie 12 Years a Slave as the character Solomon Northup and the 2002 crime film Dirty Pretty Things playing Okwe.
Chiwetel has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in ten films including: the 2013 drama film Savannah as the character Christmas Moultrie, the 2010 action movie Salt playing Peabody and the 2009 action release 2012 cast as Adrian Helmsley.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2009 action film 2012, which brought in $166,000,000 at the box office.
Chiwetel has garnered moderate media attention, having been and captured in more than one pictorials and featured in twelve magazine articles.
As an actor Chiwetel Ejiofor has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Solomon Northup in the 2013 movie 12 Years a Slave.