Chiwetel Ejiofor

1977 - Today

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor ( CHOO-ə-tel EJ-ee-oh-for; born 10 July 1977) is an English actor and filmmaker. 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 (2005), Victor Sweet in Four Brothers (2005), The Operative in Serenity (2005), Adrian Helmsley in 2012 (2009), Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave (2013), Vincent Kapoor in The Martian (2015), Karl Mordo in Doctor Strange (2016) and Trywell Kamkwamba in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019). He voiced Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chiwetel Ejiofor has received more than 8,404,977 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,829th most popular actor.

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  • 8.4M

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  • 47.15

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Chiwetel Ejiofor ranks 2,791 out of 8,832Before him are Burak Özçivit, Mary Beth Peil, Ikue Ōtani, James Russo, Fernando Lamas, and Rachel Ward. After him are Lynn Cohen, Tita Merello, Mimsy Farmer, Isla Fisher, Sydney Greenstreet, and Victor Lanoux.

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Among people born in 1977, Chiwetel Ejiofor ranks 57Before him are Christian Abbiati, Fabio Grosso, John Green, William Gallas, Marek Jankulovski, and Maniche. After him are Matthias Schoenaerts, Hasan Salihamidžić, Ludacris, Steve Aoki, Massimo Ambrosini, and Peter Phillips.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chiwetel Ejiofor ranks 2,591 out of 5,347Before him are William Lawes (1602), Roy Harper (1941), Charles Winslow (1888), Rachel Ward (1957), Charles Wyville Thomson (1830), and George Albert Smith (1864). After him are Neil Bartlett (1932), William Shanks (null), Thomas Morley (1557), Tony Cragg (1949), Sydney Greenstreet (1879), and Havergal Brian (1876).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Chiwetel Ejiofor ranks 369Before him are Edith Evans (1888), Christina Pickles (1935), Henry Irving (1838), Matt Smith (1982), Estelle Winwood (1883), and Rachel Ward (1957). After him are Sydney Greenstreet (1879), Gladys Cooper (1888), Roger Rees (1944), Patsy Kensit (1968), Sienna Guillory (1975), and Caroline Goodall (1959).