Chiwetel Ejiofor

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
Marching Powder
  • Thomas McFadden
-- 2016
Triple Nine
  • Actor
-- 2015
51% Half of a Yellow Sun
  • Odenigbo
$44.3k 2014
97% 12 Years a Slave
  • Solomon Northrup
$56.7M 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
53% Melinda and Melinda
  • Ellis
$3.7M 2005
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
94% Dirty Pretty Things
  • Okwe
$8.0M 2003
Three Blind Mice
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
-- 2003
63% Love Actually
  • Peter
$59.4M 2003
3 Blind Mice
  • Actor
-- 2003
Twelfth Night
  • Actor
-- 2003
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 (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
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