David Oyelowo

As a successful actor in his homeland of England, David Oyelowo's talent made it easy for him to break into America's film industry. His radiance in some of the UK's best plays and TV series helped him land roles in movies like Red Tails, Derailed, The Help and The Last King of Scotland. The award-winning thespian has even starred in a few indie films as well as several Hollywood hits, including Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, One Shot alongside Tom Cruise and Paperboy, opposite Nicole Kidman and Matthew McConaughey. Oyelowo shot to superstardom in 2015 when he portrayed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the historical drama Selma

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David Oyelowo's Nightingale Coming to Television

The Selma star is on a roll this year.

Selma Heading Back to Theaters With Two-for-One Ticket Offer

Re-release timed with 50th anniversary of march.

Casting News: David Oyelowo's Captive Due Out This Fall

Also, Broadway's The Color Purple finds its Celie.

Selma Director Says Hollywood's Not Lining Up for Black Protagonists

Ava DuVernay on the highs and lows of making Selma.

Selma , Chris Rock and Kevin Hart Nominated for MTV Movie Awards

Jennifer Lopez, David Oyelowo and Rosario Dawson also recognized.

Lack of Diversity Yielded Lowest Oscar Ratings in 6 Years

Nielsen contends that when Black nominees are left out, Black people tune out.
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