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David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo

48 years old. Born in Oxford, England, UK on 1st April 1976.
You've seen -- of his 36 trackable films

David Oyelowo is an actor with a career spanning 19 years, from 2005 to 2024, starting at the age of 29. His first film was A Sound of Thunder and his latest film will be The Book of Clarence. A lot of his work has been in the Drama and Thriller genres.

Known For


Released Films (36)

Film Film Year Runtime Rating Streaming Options
The Book of Clarence poster The Book of Clarence 2024 2h 9m
Role Play poster Role Play 2023 1h 41m
See How They Run poster See How They Run 2022 1h 38m
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway poster Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway 2021 1h 33m
Chaos Walking poster Chaos Walking 2021 1h 49m
The Midnight Sky poster The Midnight Sky 2020 1h 58m
Come Away poster Come Away 2020 1h 34m
Don't Let Go poster Don't Let Go 2019 1h 43m
Cinemax Apple TV Channel
A Wrinkle in Time poster A Wrinkle in Time 2018 1h 49m
Gringo poster Gringo 2018 1h 51m
The Cloverfield Paradox poster The Cloverfield Paradox 2018 1h 42m
A United Kingdom poster A United Kingdom 2016 1h 51m
Nina poster Nina 2016 1h 30m
ALLBLK Apple TV channel
Captive poster Captive 2015 1h 37m
Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal poster Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal 2015 44m
A Most Violent Year poster A Most Violent Year 2014 2h 5m
Cinemax Apple TV Channel
Selma poster Selma 2014 2h 7m
9 Kisses poster 9 Kisses 2014 9m
Interstellar poster Interstellar 2014 2h 49m
Nightingale poster Nightingale 2014 1h 23m
The Butler poster The Butler 2013 2h 12m
Jack Reacher poster Jack Reacher 2012 2h 10m
Lincoln poster Lincoln 2012 2h 29m
The Paperboy poster The Paperboy 2012 1h 47m
Red Tails poster Red Tails 2012 2h 5m
96 Minutes poster 96 Minutes 2011 1h 33m
The Help poster The Help 2011 2h 26m
Rise of the Planet of the Apes poster Rise of the Planet of the Apes 2011 1h 45m
Rage poster Rage 2009 1h 38m
A Raisin in the Sun poster A Raisin in the Sun 2008 2h 11m
As You Like It poster As You Like It 2006 2h 7m
Shoot the Messenger poster Shoot the Messenger 2006 1h 30m
The Last King of Scotland poster The Last King of Scotland 2006 2h 3m
Derailed poster Derailed 2005 1h 48m
Plex Channel
The Best Man poster The Best Man 2005 1h 36m
A Sound of Thunder poster A Sound of Thunder 2005 1h 41m

Regularly Credited With

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw
4 films together
John Lithgow's profile
John Lithgow
3 films together
Jessica Chastain's profile
Jessica Chastain
3 films together
Cuba Gooding Jr.'s profile
Cuba Gooding Jr.
3 films together
David Gyasi
David Gyasi
3 films together
Oprah Winfrey's profile
Oprah Winfrey
3 films together
Colman Domingo
Colman Domingo
3 films together
Michael Caine's profile
Michael Caine
2 films together
Forest Whitaker's profile
Forest Whitaker
2 films together


His Top Genres 1
21% Drama
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His Top Years
14% 2014
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Top Character Types
25% Detective
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Hero or Villain?
50% Good
+ 1 more
Role Type
50% Lead
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1 Genres are counted according to total films, not total genres, as such the overall total of all genress will be more than 100%.

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David Oyelowo FAQ

How old is David Oyelowo?

48 years old.

When was David Oyelowo born?

1st April 1976

Where was David Oyelowo born?

Oxford, England, UK

Has David Oyelowo won an Oscar?

No, up to this point he has never won an Oscar.

Has David Oyelowo won a BAFTA?

No, up to this point he has never won an BAFTA.

What ethnicity is David Oyelowo?

He is Black.