David Oyelowo

2 Nominations

David Oyelowo (born in Oxford, England, April 1, 1976), a British Nigerian theater actor, acted in The Paperboy (2012) with Nicole Kidman in The Butler (2013) with Forest Whitaker, both directed by Lee Daniels, A Most Violent Year (2014) by J.C. Chandor. He was directed by Ava DuVernay in Middle of Nowhere (2012) and in Selma (2014) where he played Martin Luther King. On television he acted in BBC’s Small Island (2009), HBO’s Nightingale (2015). In 2016 he acted in Nina with Zoe Saldana, A United Kingdom with Rosamund Pike, Queen of Katwe by Mira Nair with Lupita Nyong’o.

Read David Oyelowo (Selma) by Elisabeth Sereda.

Golden Globes Awards

Awards Database

2016 Nominee

2016 Nominee

Best Actor - Television Motion Picture
Nightingale

2015 Nominee

2015 Nominee

Best Actor - Motion Picture Drama
Selma