John Boyega

Active - 2011 - Present  |   Born - Mar 17, 1993 in Peckham, London, England  |  

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  • Made his acting debut as a leopard at his primary school in Peckham, London, at age 5.
  • Studied at the Identity School in London.
  • Appeared in the National Theatre's production of Six Parties in 2009 and played in two productions at the Tricycle Theatre, Category B and Seize of the Day.
  • Was cast in a boxing drama, Da Brick, which was based on Mike Tyson's early life but the show was later passed upon by HBO in 2001.
  • Nominated for the Most Promising Newcomer category in The Evening Standard Film Awards and the British Independent Film Awards.
  • Named on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list in 2016.