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John Boyega

John Boyega

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    • 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.

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Acting (12 Credits)

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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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