Who is That (Bl)Actor: Chiwetel Ejiofor
- “But these are the realities of the artistic idealism and the stock, the commercial/financial realism, and, so, somehow sometimes it is going to work in your favor and sometimes against, and that’s all part and parcel of it.”
– Chiwetel Ejiofor
Chiwetel Ejiofor might not have the profile of Idris (no last name needed) or the boyish charms of Adrian Lester or the gravitas of David Harewood, make no mistake he is a UK blactor worth knowing. Ejiofor is my pick for next James Bond (sorry Idris) and if you’ve spied his work in Children of Men, Inside Man or American Gangster you know exactly what I’m talking about.
Disappearing into each role means effortlessly slipping into accents; Ejiofor handles them deftly, scoring high on the Bale Scale.
But perhaps he’s most known for his work in Children of Men! Is it just me, or is Ejiofor always standing next to either Denzel or Clive? Now that you know the name that goes with the gorgeous face, don’t miss out the slew of projects Ejiofor has slated for release starting with…