John Boyega

John Boyega

  • Born on
    • March 17th, 1992
John Boyega (born 17 March 1992) is a British actor, best known for playing Finn in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Boyega was born in Peckham, London, to Nigerian parents. His first role was that of a leopard in a play at his primary school at the age of five. He attended Westminster City School as a teenager. He later took part in various school productions and attended classes at Theatre Peckham. He was a performing arts student at South Thames College in Wandsworth and was active in theatre productions there, including the lead in Othello in 2010.


Acting (12 Credits)

2021Naked Singularity as Casi
2019Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker as Finn
2018Pacific Rim: Uprising as Jake Pentecost
2018Watership Down (2018) as Bigwig (voice)
2017Detroit as Melvin Dismukes
2017The Circle as Ty Lafitte
2017Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi as Finn
2015Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens as Finn
2014Imperial Dreams as Bambi
2013Half of a Yellow Sun as Ugwu
2011Attack the Block as Moses
2011Junkhearts as Jamal

Himself (1 Credits)



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