Chiwetel Ejiofor

5 Nominations

Chiwetel Ejiofor (born in London, England, July 10, 1977, to Nigerian parents) gave a critically acclaimed performance in 12 Years a Slave (2013) directed by Steve McQueen. He had been cast by Steven Spielberg at age 19 in Amistad (1997), had break-out role in Dirty Pretty Things (2003) by Stephen Frears, was directed by Woody Allen in Melinda Melinda (2005), by John Singleton in Four Brothers (2005), by Spike Lee in Inside Man (2006) with Jodie Foster, by Alfonso Cuarón in Children of Men (2006) with Clive Owen, by Ridley Scott in American Gangster (2007) with Denzel Washington, by Roland Emmerich in 2012 (2009), by Philip Noyce in Salt (2010) with Angelina Jolie, by Ridley Scott in The Martian (2015) with Matt Damon. He co-starred with Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts in Secret in Their Eyes (2015), with Benedict Cumberbatch in Doctor Strange (2016), with Angelina Jolie in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019).

Ejiofor made his directorial debut with The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019).

Read Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) by Elmar Biebl

Golden Globes Awards

Awards Database

2014 Nominee

2014 Nominee

Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
12 Years a Slave

2014 Nominee

2014 Nominee

Best Actor - Television Motion Picture
Dancing on the Edge

2010 Nominee

2010 Nominee

Best Actor - Television Motion Picture
Endgame

2007 Nominee

2007 Nominee

Best Actor - Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy
Kinky Boots

2007 Nominee

2007 Nominee

Best Actor - Television Motion Picture
Tsunami, The Aftermath