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John Boyega


John Boyega is a British actor, known for playing Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). Boyega rose to prominence in his native United Kingdom for his role of Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block (2011), before attaining international recognition for his work as Finn in the seventh film of the Star Wars series. Other credits... See full bio »

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6 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Attack the Block
(2011)
Detroit
Detroit Dismukes
(2017)
Imperial Dreams
(2014)

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  Watership Down (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Bigwig
- Episode #1.4 ... Bigwig (voice)
- Episode #1.3 ... Bigwig (voice)
- Episode #1.2 ... Bigwig (voice)
- Episode #1.1 ... Bigwig (voice)
 2017 Star Wars: Forces of Destiny (TV Series)
Finn
- Tracker Trouble (2017) ... Finn (voice)
 2017 Detroit
Dismukes
 2017/I The Circle
Ty
 2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Video Game)
Finn (voice)
 2016 Tinkershrimp & Dutch (TV Series)
Dutch
- Time to Be Cool (2016) ... Dutch
- Time to Get Real (2016) ... Dutch
- Time to Get Fit (2016) ... Dutch
- Time to Get a Job (2016) ... Dutch
- Time to Be Polite (2016) ... Dutch
 2015 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
John Boyega (segment "Star Wars Auditions")
- Matthew McConaughey/Adele (2015) ... John Boyega (segment "Star Wars Auditions") (uncredited)
 2015 Major Lazer (TV Series)
Blkmrkt
- Throwback Thursdays (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
- K-Pop!! (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
- Fizzy Fever (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
- I, Killscreen (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
- I'm Gonna Git You Suckoid (2015) ... Blkmrkt (voice)
 2013 The Whale (TV Movie)
Bond
 2012 My Murder (TV Movie)
Shakilus Townsend
 2011 Da Brick (TV Movie)
Donnie
 2011 Junkhearts
Jamal
 2011 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Jamal Clarkson
- Survivor's Guilt (2011) ... Jamal Clarkson
 2011 Becoming Human (TV Series)
Danny Curtis
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Danny Curtis
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Danny Curtis
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Danny Curtis
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Danny Curtis
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Other Works:

Stage play: Six Parties - playing Ben, son of the defence minister, at National Theatre, London. England

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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There's a difference between living somewhere and being part of somewhere. See more »

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Was chosen by Screen International as one of the "UK Stars of Tomorrow 2011" and appeared alongside two other actors on the front cover of that magazine in its July 2011 edition. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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