Daniel Kaluuya

British actor

Daniel Kaluuya (born 24 February 1989) is a British actor and writer. He is best known for his leading role as Chris Washington in the horror movie Get Out (2017). For his role, he was nominated for the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, SAG Award and BAFTA Award for Best Actor. His other movie credits include Johnny English Reborn (2011), Kick-Ass 2 (2013), Sicario (2015), Widows (2018) and Black Panther (2018). In 2018, he won the BAFTA Rising Star Award.

Daniel Kaluuya
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Kaluuya at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con.
Born (1989-02-24) 24 February 1989 (age 32)
NationalityBritish
Occupation
  • Actor
  • writer
Years active2006–present

In 2021, Kaluuya played Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah, a role which won him a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

On television, Kaluuya has appeared as Posh Kenneth in the television series Skins from 2007 to 2009. He also co-wrote two episodes of Skins. He played Bingham "Bing" Madsen in the Black Mirror episode "Fifteen Million Merits" and has had roles in Psychoville and The Fades.

Kaluuya was born in London. His parents are from Uganda. He is a supporter of Arsenal Football Club.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ODE (12 February 2018). "Black Panther: Daniel Kaluuya gets emotional over support". YouTube. Retrieved 5 April 2019.

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