Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya

  • Born on
    • February 24th, 1989
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.

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Acting (19 Credits)

2022Black Panther: Wakanda Forever as W'Kabi
2021Judas and the Black Messiah as Fred Hampton
2019Queen & Slim as Slim
2018Black Panther as W'Kabi
2018Widows as Jatemme Manning
2018Watership Down (2018) as Bluebell (voice)
2017Get Out as Chris Washington
2015Sicario as Reggie Wayne
2014Babylon (2014) as Matt Coward
2013Welcome to the Punch as Juka Ogadowa
2013Kick-Ass 2 as Black Death
2011Johnny English Reborn as Agent Colin Tucker
2011The Fades as Mac Armstrong
2010Chatroom as MoWatch Free
2009Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead as Barclay
2009Psychoville as Tealeaf / Michael Fry
2008Cass as Young Cass - age 14
2006Shoot the Messenger as ReeceWatch Free


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