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John Boyega

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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Mar 17, 1992 In Peckham, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Rebel Ridge
Latest Project:
Movie The Formula 2022
Known For
Poster of Watership Down
Poster of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny
Poster of The Circle
Poster of Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel
Movie The Formula 2022
Movie The Test 2022
Movie Borderland Tempest 2022
Movie Rebel Ridge 2022
Movie Hold Back the Stars 2022
Movie Naked Singularity Casi 2021-08-06
Movie The Skywalker Legacy Himself 2020-03-18
Movie The Empire Strikes Door (A Star Wars Mystery) 2019-09-25
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Finn 2019-12-18
Movie Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - Adventure Awaits Himself 2019-09-29
Series Serengeti Narrator 2019-07-04
Movie Pacific Rim: Uprising Jake Pentecost 2018-03-21
Series Black Hollywood: 'They've Gotta Have Us' Self 2018-10-13
Series Watership Down Bigwig (voice) 2018-12-22
Movie The Director and the Jedi Himself 2018-03-12
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi Finn 2017-12-13
Series Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Finn (voice) 2017-07-03
Movie The Circle Ty Lafitte 2017-04-27
Movie Detroit Melvin Dismukes 2017-07-28
Movie Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey Himself 2016-04-16
Movie Star Wars: Greatest Moments Himself 2015-12-26
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Finn 2015-12-15
Movie Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel Himself 2015-12-15
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Unknown 2015-08-02
Movie Imperial Dreams Bambi 2014-01-20
Movie The Whale William Bond 2013-12-22
Movie Half of a Yellow Sun Ugwu 2013-09-08
Movie My Murder Shakilus Townsend 2012-03-25
Movie Behind the Block Self 2011-10-25
Movie Junkhearts Jamal 2011-11-04
Movie Attack the Block Moses 2011-05-12
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22