Chiwetel Ejiofor

Total Box Office:
 $775.4M
Highest Rated:
97% 12 Years a Slave (2013)
Lowest Rated:
8% Savannah (2013)
Birthday:
Jul 10
Birthplace:
Forest Gate, London, England
Bio:
Some say that the eyes are a window into one's soul, and few actors are gifted enough to make an audience truly believe the plight of the characters they portray; despite their best efforts, their eyes often betray their abilities and we still recognize the actor playing the character. With his…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
58% Half of a Yellow Sun
  • Odenigbo
-- 2014
97% 12 Years a Slave
  • Solomon Northrup
$56.6M 2013
8% Savannah
  • Christmas Moultrie
$36.7k 2013
47% Phil Spector
  • Actor
-- 2013
62% Salt
  • Peabody
$118.3M 2010
Salt (Unrated)
  • Actor
-- 2010
71% Endgame
  • Thabo Mbeki
-- 2009
39% 2012
  • Adrian Helmsley
$166.1M 2009
67% Redbelt
  • Mike Terry
$2.3M 2008
82% Talk to Me
  • Dewey Hughes
$4.4M 2007
12% Slow Burn
  • Ty Trippin
$1.2M 2007
American Gangster (Unrated)
  • Actor
-- 2007
80% American Gangster
  • Huey Lucas
$130.1M 2007
Tonight at Noon
  • Lee
-- 2007
57% Kinky Boots
  • Lola
$1.7M 2006
86% Inside Man
  • Det. Bill Mitchell
$88.4M 2006
Tsunami: The Aftermath
  • Ian Carter
-- 2006
93% Children of Men
  • Luke
$35.3M 2006
52% Four Brothers
  • Victor Sweet
$74.5M 2005
82% Serenity
  • The Operative
$25.3M 2005
Red Dust
  • Alex Mpondo
-- 2004
19% She Hate Me
  • Frank Willis
$81.4k 2004
53% Melinda and Melinda
  • Ellis
$3.7M 2004
63% Love Actually
  • Peter
$59.4M 2003
3 Blind Mice
  • Actor
-- 2003
Twelfth Night
  • Actor
-- 2003
94% Dirty Pretty Things
  • Okwe
$8.0M 2003
Three Blind Mice
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
-- 2002
Mind Games
  • Actor
-- 2001
It Was an Accident
  • Actor
-- 2000
G:MT Greenwich Mean Time
  • Rix
-- 1999
Deadly Voyage
  • Actor
-- 1996
This is My Africa
  • Actor
-- 1988


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
59% Dancing on the Edge
2013
  • Louis Lester
2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor Trivia

Chiwetel Ejiofor's father (who was tragically killed in a car accident), was a doctor.
- submitted by Lydia K (4 years ago)

Quotes from Chiwetel Ejiofor's Characters

    1. Solomon Northup: I am Solomon Northup. I am a free man; a resident of Saratoga, New York. The residence also of my wife and children who are equally free. I have papers. You have no right whatsoever to detain me...
    From 12 Years a Slave. Submitted by David E (20 days ago)
    1. Solomon Northup: I will not fall into despair! I will keep myself hardy until freedom is opportune!
    From 12 Years a Slave. Submitted by David E (20 days ago)

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