ACTOR

Chiwetel Ejiofor

1977 - Today

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Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor ( CHOO-ə-tel EJ-ee-oh-for; born 10 July 1977) is a British actor. He is the recipient of various accolades, including a BAFTA Award, a Laurence Olivier Award, an NAACP Image Award, and nominations for an Academy Award, two Primetime Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards and five Golden Globe Awards. After enrolling at the National Youth Theatre in 1995 and attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, at age 19 and three months into his course, Ejiofor was cast by Steven Spielberg to play a supporting role in the film Amistad (1997) as James Covey.Ejiofor portrayed the characters Okwe in Dirty Pretty Things (2002), Lola in Kinky Boots, Victor Sweet in Four Brothers, The Operative in Serenity (all 2005), Thabo Mbeki in Endgame, Adrian Helmsley in Roland Emmerich's 2012 (both 2009), Darryl Peabody in Salt (2010), Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave (2013), Vincent Kapoor in Ridley Scott's The Martian (2015), Karl Mordo in Doctor Strange (2016) and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), and Trywell Kamkwamba in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chiwetel Ejiofor has received more than 11,287,726 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Chiwetel Ejiofor is the 2,087th most popular actor (up from 2,707th in 2019), the 2,005th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,494th in 2019) and the 274th most popular Actor.

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  • 11M

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  • 52.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 56

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Chiwetel Ejiofor ranks 2,087 out of 9,996Before him are Georgy Vitsin, Nicollette Sheridan, Jacky Cheung, Rodrigo Santoro, Dana Andrews, and Jill Clayburgh. After him are Farley Granger, Franco Interlenghi, Heather Graham, Zeppo Marx, Jim Kelly, and Olga Kurylenko.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1977, Chiwetel Ejiofor ranks 36Before him are Katheryn Winnick, Robert Enke, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gianluca Zambrotta, André Villas-Boas, and Kaja Kallas. After him are Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Milo Ventimiglia, Hasan Salihamidžić, Arash, and James Wan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chiwetel Ejiofor ranks 2,005 out of 7,765Before him are Graham Bonnet (1947), Jeanette (1951), George Frederic Watts (1817), Mary Hopkin (1950), Samuel Baker (1821), and Nicollette Sheridan (1963). After him are Joseph Delaney (1945), Robert Hichens (1882), Albert F. Mummery (1855), Claude Auchinleck (1884), Chris Bristow (1937), and Tony Brooks (1932).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Chiwetel Ejiofor ranks 274Before him are David Tennant (1971), Rachel Kempson (1910), Freddie Highmore (1992), William Hartnell (1908), Dudley Moore (1935), and Nicollette Sheridan (1963). After him are Donald Crisp (1882), Charlie Hunnam (1980), Lily Collins (1989), Jonny Lee Miller (1972), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (1967), and Nigel Hawthorne (1929).

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