Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya

  • Full name: Daniel Kaluuya
  • Date of birth: February 24, 1989
  • Place of birth: London, England
  • Occupation: Actor, writer, producer
  • Years active: 2006–present

Personal life

Kaluuya was born in London to Ugandan parents. He grew up in a council estate in Camden Town. He attended Camden School for Girls, where he was the only black student in his year. He later studied at the Anna Scher Theatre School in Islington.

Kaluuya is a private person and little is known about his personal life. He has said that he does not want to be defined by his race or his background, and that he is "just an actor."


Kaluuya began his career in television, appearing in shows such as "Skins" and "Black Mirror." He made his film debut in the 2011 film "Attack the Block." He has since starred in a number of films, including "Get Out" (2017), "Black Panther" (2018), and "Judas and the Black Messiah" (2021).

Kaluuya has received critical acclaim for his performances. He has won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award. He has also been nominated for an Emmy Award.


  • Attack the Block (2011)
  • Johnny English Reborn (2011)
  • Welcome to the Punch (2013)
  • Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
  • Sicario (2015)
  • Get Out (2017)
  • Black Panther (2018)
  • Widows (2018)
  • Queen & Slim (2019)
  • Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
  • Nope (2022)

Awards and nominations

  • Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (2021)
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture (2021)
  • BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role (2018)
  • Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie (2017)
Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya