John Boyega

John Boyega

  • Birthday: 1992-03-17
  • Place of birth: Peckham, London, England, UK
  • Also know as: John Adedayo Adegboyega

Biography

John Boyega (born 17 March 1992) is a British actor, best known for playing Finn in the Star Wars sequel trilogy: The Force Awakens (2015), The Last Jedi (2017) and The Rise of Skywalker (2019). 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.

Filmography

Imperial Dreams

2014

As Bambi

My Murder

2012

As Shakilus Townsend

Detroit

2017

As Melvin Dismukes

Pacific Rim: Uprising

2018

As Jake Pentecost

Behind the Block

2011

As Self

Naked Singularity

2021

As Casi

They Cloned Tyrone

2022

As Fontaine

The Test

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The Formula

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Riding with Sugar

2006

As Terrence

Attack the Block 2

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As Moses

Breaking

2022

As Brian Brown-Easley

Attack the Block

2011

As Moses

The Circle

2017

As Ty Lafitte

The Woman King

2022

As King Ghezo

Junkhearts

2011

As Jamal

The Whale

2013

As William Bond

Production

Pacific Rim: Uprising

2018

As Producer

Attack the Block 2

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As Producer

Attack the Block 2

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As Writer

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