David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo. Biography.

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo. Biography.

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo
David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo was born on April 1, 1976 in Oxford to Nigerian parents of Yoruba Ethnic Group. He is a British,
producer, director, and writer. David?s mother worked with the British Rail Ways, while his father, Mr. Stephen worked for the British Airways.

Oyelowo attended City and Islington College, where he studied Theatre Studies under a teacher who suggested that become an actor. He later registered with London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) for training in art foundation course. He concluded his three-year training in 1998 and spent some times with the National Youth Theatre.

David Oyetokumbo Oyelowo began his career in stage performance in 1999 when he was offered a season with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He began by playing roles in Ben Jonson's Volpone. He is best known for his stage performance as King Henry VI in the Shakespeare's trilogy of plays. This makes him the first black actor to play an English king in a major production of Shakespeare and earned him the 2001 Ian Charleson Award for best performance by an actor under 30 in a classical play. Oyelowo also featured in a production of Prometheus Bound, which was revived in New York in the year 2007. 

David made his directorial debut in the year 2006 when he produced production of The White Devil, through his personal theater company in Brighton. 

Oyelowo have also made an impact in the television arena. He played MI5 officer Danny Hunter in the British TV drama series Spooks from the year 2002 to 2004. He also appeared in Tomorrow La Scala (2002), Maisie Raine (1998) Brothers and Sisters (1998) etc. 

Radio production is not left out in the areas explored by David.  He appeared as Olaudah Equiano in Grace Unshackled ? The Olaudah Equiano Story, a radio play that adapted Equiano's autobiography. 

Oyelowo is married to actress Jessica Oyelowo,with whom he has four children.They all live in Los Angeles. 

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