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Age44
Birthday 1 April, 1976
Birthplace Oxford, England
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality British
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Last King of Scotland
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David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo OBE ( oh-YEL-ə-woh; born 1 April 1976) is an English–American actor and producer. 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). 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). On television, he played MI5 officer Danny Hunter on the British drama series Spooks (2002–2004).

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