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Daniel Kaluuya

Born: February 24, 1989, London - England

Daniel Kaluuya is an English actor and writer.

He achieved international recognition for his performance in the critically acclaimed horror film “Get Out” (2017), for which he earned numerous accolades, including nominations for the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, SAG Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Actor. In 2018, he won the BAFTA Rising Star Award.

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 won rave reviews 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 in the “Black Mirror” episode “Fifteen Million Merits”, and played Tealeaf in the BBC dark comedy series “Psychoville”, and Mac in the BBC Three horror drama “The Fades”.

Kaluuya appeared as Agent Tucker in the 2011 film “Johnny English Reborn”, and in 2013, he appeared in the film “Kick-Ass 2”. In 2015, he played a supporting role in the Denis Villeneuve film “Sicario”. In 2018, he portrayed W'Kabi in the Marvel Studios blockbuster film “Black Panther”.

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Black Panther (2018)

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| 134 Min

After the events of Captain America: Civil War, King T'Challa returns home to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne from factions within his own country. When two foes conspire to destroy Wakanda, the hero known as Black Panther must team up with C.I.A. agent Everett K. Ross and members of the Dora Milaje, Wakandan special forces, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a world war.

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Widows (2018)

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Crime |
Drama |
Thriller |
United Kingdom |
USA |
| 129 Min

Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

75 2018 129
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Get Out (2017)

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Mystery |
Horror |
USA |
| 104 Min

Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parent's for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing discoveries lead him to a truth that he never could have imagined.

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Sicario (2015)

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Crime |
Drama |
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| 121 Min

A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.

77 2015 121
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Welcome to the Punch (2013)

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Adventure |
Crime |
United Kingdom |
| 99 Min

When notorious criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London, it gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to take down the man hes always been after.

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Psychoville (2009)

TV Show
United Kingdom |
| 30 Min

Psychoville is a British dark comedy television serial written by and starring The League of Gentlemen members Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. It debuted on BBC Two on 18 June 2009. Pemberton and Shearsmith each play numerous characters, with Dawn French and Jason Tompkins in additional starring roles. The first series was followed by a Halloween special, broadcast on 31 October 2010, which saw Imelda Staunton added to the main cast along with previously supporting actors Eileen Atkins and Daniel Kaluuya. The second series started broadcasting on 5 May 2011 and ended on 6 June. Reece Shearsmith has officially announced that there will not be a third series.

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