[30][31] On doing so he stated, "I did a film called Selma... and that film centers on voting rights and I've lived here for nearly 10 years now and to be walking around and doing a film about voting rights and telling people to vote, and you can't vote yourself is a little hypocritical. [3][4] His highest-profile role to date was as Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 biographical drama film Selma. In February 2019, it was announced that Oyelowo had joined the Peter Rabbit cast with James Corden, Rose Byrne and Domhnall Gleeson reprising their roles as the title character, Bea and Thomas McGregor for its sequel due to be released in March 2021. [8] He finished his three-year training in 1998. 5,164 Followers, 74 Following, 67 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jessica Oyelowo (@jessicaoyelowo) Oyelowo is best known for playing MI5 officer Danny Hunter on the British drama series Spooks (known in North America as MI-5) from 2002 to 2004. [8] He grew up in Tooting Bec, South London, until he was six, when his family moved to Lagos,[9] Nigeria, where his father Stephen[8] worked for the national airline and mother for a railway company. Reflecting on his portrayal of King in the film Selma, Oyelowo has asserted that "I always knew that in order to play Dr. King, I had to have God flow through me because when you see Dr. King giving those speeches, you see that he is moving in his anointing. His highest-profile role to date was as Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 biographical drama film Selma.He also took the lead role in A United Kingdom (2016) as well as playing the role of a chess coach in Queen of Katwe (2016). Et cela, aussi bien du côté du neuf que des produits David Oyelowo occasion. Oyelowo voiced the Tiger in a television adaptation of The Tiger Who Came to Tea which aired on Channel 4 for Christmas 2019. [15] In March 2010, he played the role of Keme Tobodo in the BBC's drama series Blood and Oil. David Oyelowo Represented by: Christian Hodell Selma, Spooks, The Last King of Scotland, The Butler, Nightingale. Martin Luther King Jr. 8,938 Likes, 580 Comments - David O (@davidoyelowo) on Instagram: “We mourn the loss of our beautiful Nikita Pearl Waligwa. In the photo, Jolie stands out in a long-sleeve, floor-length black dress as her long, loosely pinned blonde wig billows from the sides. This was first broadcast on BBC 7 on 8 April 2007, with his wife Jessica Oyelowo as Mrs. Equiano. 6,313 Likes, 134 Comments - David O (@davidoyelowo) on Instagram: “Our film COME AWAY is now in the can! Actor David Oyelowo brings new meaning to the term well-traveled. David told George the story and “He goes, ‘Oh, yeah, yeah. The film, based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches, had originally been set to be directed by Lee Daniels, but the project was dropped by Daniels so he could focus on The Butler. [19] As of 2017[update], Oyelowo voices the spirit of Scar, the main antagonist in season 2 of The Lion Guard. That is essentially what he manages in this inspired performance of John le Carré's suspense novel.... Can it really have been only one man in the narrator's recording booth? "[29], A dual citizen, Oyelowo and his wife became naturalized US citizens on 20 July 2016. This virtuoso performance makes that seem impossible. Découvrez comment nous utilisons vos informations dans notre Politique relative à la vie privée et notre Politique relative aux cookies. Oyelowo enrolled for a year in an acting foundation course, at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). Naija To The World! Because in order to … Oprah on How She Defines Family. Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo and American media personality Oprah Winfrey will be producing Nigerian-American actress Yvonne Orji’s autobiographical comedy series First Gen, Igbere TV reports. In 2006, he made his directorial debut on a production of The White Devil, produced by Inservice, his theatre company in Brighton which is co-run with fellow Brighton-based actors Priyanga Burford, Israel Aduramo, Penelope Cobbuld, and his wife, Jessica. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency”, This page was last edited on 22 January 2021, at 23:43. He commented, "it was useful for getting dates but probably not much else". The scars of racism are all too fresh for David Oyelowo. [23], In 2014, Oyelowo formed his own independent production company, Yoruba Saxon Productions which has co-produced movies that featured him including, Nightingale, Captive, Five Nights in Maine, and most recently, A United Kingdom.[24]. L'acteur anglais David Oyelowo a publié sur son compte Instagram un cliché de fin de tournage du film Come away. David Oyelowo: ‘I’m jealous of my peers – Benedict Cumberbatch never has to talk about his race.’ Photograph: Austin Hargrave The actor … Dismiss. I decided it's time to do it and no time better than now. David Oyelowo’s birth took place on 1 April 1976 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. Gayle King on the Nicest Thing Oprah Has Done. [16] He starred in the HBO original film Nightingale (2014). Pour autoriser Verizon Media et nos partenaires à traiter vos données personnelles, sélectionnez 'J'accepte' ou 'Gérer les paramètres' pour obtenir plus d’informations et pour gérer vos choix. [18], As of 2014[update], he provides the voice of Imperial Security Bureau agent Alexsandr Kallus on the animated series Star Wars Rebels. Biographie de David Oyelowo - Acteur, Interprète : découvrez sa filmographie, ses dernières news et photos. In a major landmark for colour-blind casting, Oyelowo was the first black actor to play an English king in a major production of Shakespeare, and although this casting choice was initially criticised by some in the media, Oyelowo's performance was critically acclaimed and later won the 2001 Ian Charleson Award for best performance by an actor under 30 in a classical play. Actor David Oyelowo, who is best known for his performance as Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2014 movie Selma, shared some heartbreaking news on Instagram Friday.His father died this week following a battle with colon cancer. He appeared as Olaudah Equiano in Grace Unshackled – The Olaudah Equiano Story, a radio play adapting Equiano's autobiography, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano. David Oyelowo tearfully discussed racism he and his family have faced in a moving video he shared via Instagram on Thursday. 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She said five years after been told ‘No’ her series will finally be … The story follows a pair of young Nigerian immigrants who face a lifetime of struggle while their relationship endures. Vous pouvez modifier vos choix à tout moment dans vos paramètres de vie privée. She was a ball of light in…” They live in Los Angeles, California. David Oyelowo Makes A Shoutout To John Boyega On Instagram Title Role Director Production Company; Title Role Director Production … Oyelowo was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to drama. Also in 2014, for his performance in Nightingale, he won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries and was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special and a Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film. David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo OBE (/ oʊ ˈ j ɛ l ə w oʊ / oh-YEL-ə-woh; born 1 April 1976) is a British actor and producer with dual British and American citizenship. David Oyelowo accuse l’Académie des Oscars d’avoir saboté la sortie de « Selma » RACISME Le casting avait protesté contre la mort de l’Afro-américain Eric Garner 20 Minutes avec agences To connect with David Oyelowo, log in or create an account. In December 2009, he played the leading role of Gilbert in the BBC TV adaptation of Andrea Levy's novel Small Island. David attended a "'military-style' boarding school" while growing up in Lagos, Nigeria[8] They returned to London when Oyelowo was fourteen,[10][8] settling in Islington. David Oyelowo Certainly, character revamps happen every other time in book-to-film adaptations but there is something quite different and satisfying about the … While enrolled in theatre studies at City and Islington College, his teacher suggested that he become an actor. And for David Oyelowo, that includes the time his dear friend Oprah spent several hours visiting his late mom in a London hospital four years ago, just before she passed away. “In … Oyelowo wrote that his heart is "at peace" since his father's "pain is now over." Oyelowo, 44, opened up on Instagram about … David Oyelowo. David most notably starred as Martin Luther King Jr. … David Oyelowo with his father in March 2018 (Image: Getty Images) He is not the only child of his parents and has siblings. [13] He played the title role in Othello in 2016 at the New York Theatre Workshop with Daniel Craig as Iago, directed by Sam Gold.[14]. "[30], Oyelowo is an omoba (or prince) of the kingdom of Awe, Nigeria, a part of the Nigerian chieftaincy system. … Although he has revealed that he has brothers in June 2015 interview with The Guardian, he is yet to share the names of his siblings. When David Oyelowo’s 12-year-old son found out that his father was going to be starring in a new Disney film he was, understandably, thrilled. Oyelowo was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England,[5] to Nigerian parents. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008) as a husband and wife. [9], A devout Christian,[9] Oyelowo has stated that he believes God called him to play Rev. Contact agent View photos Voice @ hhush. Yvonne revealed this by sharing post from Deadline magazine in an Instagram post on Wednesday. He also took the lead role in A United Kingdom (2016) as well as playing the role of a chess coach in Queen of Katwe (2016). On television, he played MI5 officer Danny Hunter on the British drama series Spooks (2002–2004) and Javert in the BBC miniseries Les Misérables (2018). [28], He is married to actress Jessica Oyelowo,[7] with whom he has four children. He began his stage career in 1999 when he was offered a season with the Royal Shakespeare Company playing roles in Ben Jonson's Volpone, as the title character in Oroonoko (which he also performed in the BBC radio adaptation) and Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra (1999) alongside Guy Henry, Frances de la Tour and Alan Bates. David Oyelowo took to Instagram on Friday to share some sad news: his father — known to his Instagram followers as Papa O — has passed away. In 2006, he appeared in the television film Born Equal alongside Nikki Amuka-Bird as a couple fleeing persecution in Nigeria – they also both appeared in Shoot the Messenger (2006), and in The No. [32], The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Miniseries or Television Film, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor, Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries, Black Reel Awards for Outstanding Actor, TV Movie or Limited Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series, or Dramatic Special, African-American Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Palm Springs International Film Festival Breakthrough Performance Award, Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead, Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture, Village Voice Film Poll Award for Best Actor, Washington D.C. 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Can’t wait to share this magical reimagining of Alice in…” Aujourd'hui sur Rakuten, 100 David Oyelowo vous attendent au sein de notre rayon . Yahoo fait partie de Verizon Media. David Oyelowo told Insider about the process that was attempted to hide Felicity Jones ' real-life pregnancy in "The Midnight Sky. He was born as David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo to Nigerian father Stephen Oyelowo while the identity of his late Nigerian mother is not known. [25][26], For his portrayal of Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma, Oyelowo received the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture. David Oyelowo also known as 'David O', is a classically trained stage actor who has quickly become one of Hollywood's most sought-after talents. Writer-director Ava DuVernay had been a fan of his work and had considered asking him to take the role, however before she could, Oyelowo received the script coincidentally from a friend of a friend of DuVernay's who happened to be sitting next to him on the plane and was considering investing in the project. 151.3k Followers, 339 Following, 480 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from David O (@davidoyelowo) 8,971 Likes, 583 Comments - David O (@davidoyelowo) on Instagram: “We mourn the loss of our beautiful Nikita Pearl Waligwa. They may both be in Hollywood, but David Oyelowo and his wife Jessica have stuck with each other for over two decades due to a very important rule. Soon after the end of his time on Spooks Oyelowo also appeared in the two Christmas specials of As Time Goes By (2005). 22K likes. Courtesy of Sundance Institute Keira Chansa, David Oyelowo, Reece Yates and Jordan Nash in Come Away.Back in 2018, Oyelowo posted a group selfie on Instagram of the team behind Come Away. [22] Oyelowo reunited with Daniels the following year in The Butler. Photo: Instagram/David Oyelowo. [11] He also spent time with the National Youth Theatre.[12]. David Oyelowo is on Facebook. [7] He was brought up as a Baptist. The award-winning actor made the disclosure on his Instagram page, saying his heart was at peace because the old man was no longer in pain. [20], In 2012, Oyelowo appeared in Middle of Nowhere. David Oyelowo has revealed his loving father, Stephen Oyelowo has passed away following a one-year battle with colon cancer. 24K likes. He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Lincoln (2012), Jack Reacher (2012), and garnered praise for portraying Louis Gaines in The Butler (2013). Informations sur votre appareil et sur votre connexion Internet, y compris votre adresse IP, Navigation et recherche lors de l’utilisation des sites Web et applications Verizon Media. De quoi nourrir vos convictions personnelles avec la référence David Oyelowo si la seconde main fait partie intégrante de vos habitudes d'achat. [6] His father is from Oyo State, Western Nigeria while his mother is from Edo State, Southern Nigeria. To connect with David Oyelowo, log in or create an account. He received his first Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama, while also receiving a nomination for Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor.[27]. Oyelowo explains that he gifted Stephen a golf cart for Father’s Day to support his love for leaf-blowing. Artist. 8,938 Likes, 580 Comments - David O (@davidoyelowo) on Instagram: “We mourn the loss of our beautiful Nikita Pearl Waligwa.She was a ball of light in…” Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo has taken to social media to announce the death of his father who was battling with colon cancer. Starting tomorrow a few of my friends and I will join @ONE to #passthemic to the real stars: experts on # COVID19. He is slated to star with Lupita Nyong'o in a film adaptation of the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie novel Americanah. David Oyelowo: What’s happening in Nigeria right now has been gestating for a long time. David Oyelowo. "[17] In 2015, he was selected to portray James Bond in Trigger Mortis, written by Anthony Horowitz. 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