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Daniel Kaluuya


Daniel Kaluuya is an English actor and writer. He is best known for Get Out (2017) and Black Panther (2018). He also starred in the Black Mirror episode "Fifteen Million Merits". For his work in Get Out he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Kaluuya also had minor roles in Johnny English Reborn (2011), Kick-Ass 2 (2013) and Sicario (... See full bio »

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Known For

Get Out
Get Out Chris Washington
(2017)
Sicario
Sicario Reggie Wayne
(2015)
Black Panther
Black Panther W'Kabi
(2018)
Johnny English Reborn
Johnny English Reborn Agent Tucker
(2011)

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 2018 Widows (post-production)
Jatemme
  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Bluebell
- Episode #1.4 ... Bluebell (voice)
- Episode #1.3 ... Bluebell (voice)
- Episode #1.2 ... Bluebell (voice)
- Episode #1.1 ... Bluebell (voice)
 2018 Black Panther
W'Kabi
 2017 Robot & Scarecrow (Short)
The Man
 2017/I Get Out
Chris Washington
 2015 Sicario
Reggie Wayne
 2014 Babylon (TV Mini-Series)
Matt Coward
- Episode #1.6 (2014) ... Matt Coward
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Matt Coward
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Matt Coward
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Matt Coward
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Matt Coward
 2014/II Date Night (Short)
Dave
 2013 Kick-Ass 2
Black Death
 2013 Welcome to the Punch
Juka Ogadowa
 2013/II Jonah (Short)
Mbwana
 2012 Beginning (Short)
Stanley
 2010-2012 Ruddy Hell! It's Harry and Paul (TV Series)
Parking Pataweyo
- Episode #4.5 (2012) ... Parking Pataweyo
- Episode #4.4 (2012) ... Parking Pataweyo
- Episode #4.2 (2012) ... Parking Pataweyo
- Episode #4.1 (2012) ... Parking Pataweyo
- Episode #3.1 (2010) ... Parking Pataweyo
 2011 Black Mirror (TV Series)
Bingham 'Bing' Madsen
- Fifteen Million Merits (2011) ... Bingham 'Bing' Madsen
 2011 The Fades (TV Mini-Series)
Mac
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Mac
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Mac
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Mac
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Mac
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Mac
 2011 Johnny English Reborn
Agent Tucker
 2011 Random (TV Movie)
Brother
 2011 Coming Up (TV Series)
Micah
- Micah (2011) ... Micah
 2009-2011 Psychoville (TV Series)
Tealeaf / Michael / Michael Fry
- The Hunt (2011) ... Tealeaf
- Sunnyvale (2011) ... Tealeaf
- Hancock (2011) ... Tealeaf
- Dinner Party (2011) ... Tealeaf
- Survivors (2011) ... Tealeaf
 2010/II Baby (Short)
Damon
 2010 Chatroom
Mo
 2010 Comedy Lab (TV Series)
Various
- Happy Finish (2010) ... Various
 2010 Bellamy's People (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.8 (2010) ... Various
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... Various
- Episode #1.4 (2010) ... Various
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Various
 2009 10 Minute Tales (TV Series)
Solider 2
- The Three Kings (2009) ... Solider 2
 2009 The Philanthropist (TV Series)
- Nigeria Part II (2009)
 2008-2009 That Mitchell and Webb Look (TV Series)
Various / Poor Black Kid
- Episode #3.5 (2009) ... Various
- Episode #2.2 (2008) ... Poor Black Kid
 2009 Brink (Short)
 2009 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Barclay
- Planet of the Dead (2009) ... Barclay
 2009 FM (TV Series)
Ades
- Video Killed the Radio Star (2009) ... Ades
- Return to Sender (2009) ... Ades
- System Addict (2009) ... Ades
- Last Night a DJ Saved My Life (2009) ... Ades
 2009 Inspector Lewis (TV Series)
Declan
- Counter Culture Blues (2009) ... Declan
 2009 Not Safe for Work (TV Movie)
Dan
 2007-2009 Skins (TV Series)
Posh Kenneth
- Thomas (2009) ... Posh Kenneth
- Cassie (2008) ... Posh Kenneth
- Jal (2008) ... Posh Kenneth
- Tony (2008) ... Posh Kenneth
- Chris (2008) ... Posh Kenneth
 2008 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Errol Harris
- Safe: Part 2 (2008) ... Errol Harris
- Safe: Part 1 (2008) ... Errol Harris
 2008 The Jason Lewis Experience (TV Movie)
Youth
 2008 Cass
Young Cass - age 14
 2008 Delta Forever (TV Series)
Roger
- Pilot (2008) ... Roger
 2007 Comedy: Shuffle (TV Series)
Dean
- Brendon Burns (2007) ... Dean
 2007 Much Ado About a Minor Ting (Short)
Shocker
 2007 The Whistleblowers (TV Series)
School Bully
- No Child Left Behind (2007) ... School Bully
 2006 Shoot the Messenger
Reece
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Kaluuya was given the lead role in Get Out (2017) on the spot after nailing his audition. Writer/director Jordan Peele said Kaluuya did about five takes of a key scene, in which his character needs to cry, and each was so perfect that the single tear came down at the exact same time for each take. Peele told him he had the role right then, but Kaluuya later joked that since he was wary of people ... See more »

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