John Boyega Overview

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Born: March 17, 1992

Born in London, England, John Boyega is the son of Nigerian parents. After appearing in a school play, he joined a theatre school for children aged nine to 14. He later studied performing arts at South Thames College and the Identity School of Acting. After acting in plays onstage at the National Theatre and the Tricycle Theatre in London, he landed his first movie role in the Film 4 production Attack the Block. His work in the film earned him a Black Reel for Best Actor at the 2012 Black... See All


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