Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya

  • Birthday: 1989-02-24
  • Place of birth: London, England, UK
  • Also know as: دانيال كالويا

Biography

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.

Filmography

Jonah

2013

As Mbwana

Get Out

2017

As Chris Washington

Queen & Slim

2019

As Slim

Nope

2022

As OJ Haywood

Random

2011

As Brother

Date Night

2014

As Dave

Judas and the Black Messiah

2021

As Fred Hampton

Two Single Beds

2020

As Jay

Baby

2010

As Damon

Sicario

2015

As Reggie Wayne

Robot & Scarecrow

2017

As The Man (voice)

A Christmas Carol

2020

As The Ghost of Christmas Present (voice)

Cass

2008

As Young Cass - age 14

Johnny English Reborn

2011

As Agent Colin Tucker

Chatroom

2010

As Mo

Black Panther

2018

As W'Kabi

Great Performers: Horror Show

2017

As The Psycho Killer

Welcome to the Punch

2013

As Juka Ogadowa

Shoot the Messenger

2006

As Reece

Widows

2018

As Jatemme Manning

Kick-Ass 2

2013

As Black Death

Production

The Upper World

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As Producer

The Kitchen

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As Producer

Two Single Beds

2020

As Screenplay

The Kitchen

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As Writer

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