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Daniel Kaluuya

Comedian / Television Presenter / Actor / Screenwriter | * 02/24/1989 (35) | London, England (United Kingdom (UK))
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Daniel Kaluuya (born 24 February 1989) is an English actor. Prominent both on screen and stage, he has received numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, two BAFTA Awards, and a Golden Globe Award. In 2021, he was named among the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine. Kaluuya began his acting career as a teenager in improvisational theatre. He played Posh Kenneth in the first two seasons of the television series Skins (2007–2009); he also co-wrote some of the episodes. Kaluuya drew praise for his leading performance in Sucker Punch at the Royal Court Theatre in 2010. He went on to gain attention for his television roles in the Doctor Who special episode "Planet of the Dead" (2009), Psychoville (2009–2011), The Fades (2011), and the Black Mirror episode "Fifteen Million Merits" (2011). He also had supporting roles in the films ()
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Daniel Kaluuya (born 24 February 1989) is an English actor and writer. Kaluuya began his career as a teenager in improvisational theatre. He subsequently appeared in the first two seasons of the British television series Skins, in which he co-wrote some of the episodes. Playing the lead role in Sucker Punch at the Royal Court Theatre in London, Kaluuya was particularly praised for his performance and he won both the Evening Standard Award and Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer.He gained further acclaim for his performance as Bingham "Bing" Madsen in the Black Mirror episode "Fifteen Million Merits". He then played Michael "Tealeaf" Fry in the BBC dark comedy series Psychoville and Michael "Mac" Armstrong in the BBC Three horror drama series The Fades. Kaluuya appeared as Agent Colin Tucker in the 2011 film Johnny English Reborn and portrayed Black Death in the 2013 film Kick-Ass 2. In 2015, he had a supporting role in Denis Villeneuve's film Sicario. In 2017 Kaluuya starred in Get Out which garnered him an Academy Award Nomination for Best Actor. In 2018, he portrayed W'Kabi in Ryan Coogler’s blockbuster film Black Panther and appeared in Steve McQueen's heist film Widows.He has been nominated for the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Actor for his leading role as Chris Washington in the 2017 horror film Get Out. In 2018, he won the BAFTA Rising Star Award.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Daniel Kaluuya

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Time 100 Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor
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Movies with Daniel Kaluuya as Actor(29)

as Hobart 'Hobie' Brown / Spider-Punk (voice)2023 Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
as Hobie Brown / Spider-Punk (voice)2023 Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
as Hobie Brown / Spider-Punk (voice)2023 Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse
as OJ Haywood2022 Nope
as Fred Hampton2021 Judas and the Black Messiah
as himself2021 An Audience with Adele
as The Ghost of Christmas Present (voice)2020 A Christmas Carol
as Jay2020 Two Single Beds
as Slim2019 Queen & Slim
as W'Kabi2018 Black Panther
as Jatemme Manning2018 Widows
as Chris Washington2017 Get Out
as The Man (voice)2017 Robot & Scarecrow
as The Psycho Killer2017 Great Performers: Horror Show
as Reggie Wayne2015 Sicario
as Dave2014 Date Night
as Juka Ogadowa2013 Welcome to the Punch
as Black Death2013 Kick-Ass 2
as Mbwana2013 Jonah
as Agent Colin Tucker2011 Johnny English Reborn
as Brother2011 Random
as Damon2010 Baby
as Mo2010 Chatroom
as Young Cass - age 142008 Cass
as Reece2006 Shoot the Messenger

TV Shows/Series with Daniel Kaluuya as Actor(16)

as Self - Narrator (voice)2022 All or Nothing: Arsenal
as Self - Guest2019 Tamron Hall
as Bluebell (voice)2018 Watership Down
as himself2015 Hot Ones
as Matt Coward2014 Babylon
as Bingham 'Bing' Madsen2011 Black Mirror
as Mac Armstrong2011 The Fades
2009 FM
as Tealeaf / Michael Fry2009 Psychoville
as Posh Kenneth2007 Skins
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Self - Guest2007 The Graham Norton Show
as Barclay2005 Doctor Who
as himself1996 The Daily Show
as Self - Host??? Saturday Night Live

Movies with Daniel Kaluuya as Crew(6)

Production/Producer2024 The Kitchen
Writing/Writer2024 The Kitchen
Directing/Director2024 The Kitchen
Production/Producer2023 The Upper World
Production/Producer2022 Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.
Writing/Screenplay2020 Two Single Beds

TV Shows/Series with Daniel Kaluuya as Crew(1)

Writing/Writer2007 Skins

Additional Information

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Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Friday, 02/24 1989 (February) in London, England (United Kingdom (UK)) (current age: 35 years + 142 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: St Aloysius' College, Anna Scher Theatre, The Camden School for Girls, St Aloysius RC College
Other names for Daniel Kaluuya (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"دانيال كالويا"
"ዳንኤል ካሉያ"
"Դանիել Կալույա"
"ড্যানিয়েল কালুয়া"
"Даніэль Калуя"
"Даниел Калууя"
"ဒံယလေက Kaluuya"
"丹尼尔·卡卢亚"
"დანიელ კალუია"
"Ντάνιελ Καλούγια"
"ડેનિયલ કાલુયુઆ"
"דניאל קלויה"
"डैनियल कलुइया"
"ダニエル・カルーヤ"
"ಡೇನಿಯಲ್ ಕಲುಯುಯಾ"
"Даниэль Калууя"
"ដានីយ៉ែល Kaluuya"
"Daniels Kaluuya"
"Danielis Kaluuya"
"Даниел Калууја"
"ഡാനിയൽ കലൂയ"
"Raniera Kaluuya"
"डॅनियल काळुया"
"Даниел Калууяа"
"डानियल कालुया"
"ଡାନିଏଲ୍ କାଲୁୟା"
"دنیل کالویا"
"دانیل کالوویا"
"ਡੈਨੀਅਲ ਕਾਲੂੂਆ"
"Даниел Калууиа"
"ڊينئل ڪالويا"
"ඩැනියෙල් කළුයුයා"
"Дониёл Калууя"
"டேனியல் கலுயா"
"డేనియల్ కలుయుయా"
"Даніель Калууя"
"ڈینیئل کالویا"
"דניאל קאַלוויאַ"
"다니엘 칼루야"
Daniel Kaluuya frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (30x, Actor)
Bill Hader (23x, Actor)
Paul Kasey (20x, Actor)
Kristen Wiig (19x, Actress)
Fred Armisen (18x, Actor)
Kenan Thompson (17x, Actor)
Will Forte (14x, Actor)
Nicholas Briggs (12x, Actor)
Will Ferrell (11x, Actor)
Amy Poehler (10x, Actress)
Albert Brooks (10x, Actor)
Jordan Peele (8x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:961, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/08/2024