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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 Naked Singularity 2021
Known For
Poster of Serengeti
Poster of Watership Down
Poster of Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter
Movie Naked Singularity Casi 2021
Movie Hold Back the Stars 2021
Movie Rebel Ridge 2021
Series Serengeti Narrator 2019-07-04
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
Movie The Director and the Jedi Himself 2018-03-12
Movie Pacific Rim: Uprising Jake Pentecost 2018-03-21
Series Watership Down Bigwig (voice) 2018-12-22
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi Finn 2017-12-13
Movie The Circle Ty Lafitte 2017-04-27
Movie Detroit Melvin Dismukes 2017-07-28
Series Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Finn (voice) 2017-07-03
Movie Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey Himself 2016-04-16
Series Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Unknown 2015-08-02
Movie Star Wars: Greatest Moments Himself 2015-12-26
Movie Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel Himself 2015-12-15
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Finn 2015-12-15
Movie Imperial Dreams Bambi 2014-01-20
Movie Half of a Yellow Sun Ugwu 2013-09-08
Movie The Whale William Bond 2013-12-22
Movie My Murder Shakilus Townsend 2012-03-25
Movie Da Brick Donnie 2011-01-01
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