Chiwetel Ejiofor


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Biography:
Birth Name: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Born: 07/10/1974
Birth Place: London, England, GB

Ejiofor was born on July 10, 1977 to Nigerian émigrés in Forest Gate, East London - his dad was a doctor; his mom, a pharmacist. Ejiofor discovered his true calling at an early age when he became enchanted by Cary Grant's performance in "Once Upon a Honeymoon" (1942). At 13, Ejiofor began performing in school productions and for the National Youth Theatre, where he tackled the title roles in Julius Caesar and Othello. Ejiofor continued acting at Dulwich College, located in the heart of London and founded by Shakespearean player Edward Alleyne in 1619 for the benefit of actors. Ejiofor moved on to the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts, where he garnished a reputation as ... Continue Bio >>

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