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David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo

Birthday: 1 April 1976, Oxford, England, UK
Height: 175 cm

David Oyelowo (pronounced - "oh-yellow-oh"), is a classically trained stage actor who has quickly become one of Hollywood's most sought-after talents. He graduated from the London Acade ...Show More

David Oyelowo
It's fascinating to work with a company of actors of such different ages, experience and talents. I' Show more It's fascinating to work with a company of actors of such different ages, experience and talents. I'm one of a generation brought up on television whose acting is more naturalistic, whereas with some of the older generation it's more heightened. But I think there's room for both styles. Hide
[defending Benedict Cumberbatch after he caused outrage for using the term "colored actors" instead Show more [defending Benedict Cumberbatch after he caused outrage for using the term "colored actors" instead of "actors of color"] When you look at what he was actually saying, it's clear that he's a huge supporter of black performers. To attack him for a term, as opposed to what he was actually saying, I think is very disingenuous and is indicative of the age we live in where people are looking for soundbites as opposed to substance. Hide
I think it's vital to have something outside your acting to keep you rooted in the real world, and h Show more I think it's vital to have something outside your acting to keep you rooted in the real world, and help you fill the vacuum. If you have nothing else, it can be unhealthy. For me, being a Christian has been invaluable: it simply means acting isn't the centre of my life. Hide
David Oyelowo's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (60)
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