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Daniel Kaluuya Biography

Birth Place:
London, England
Profession
Actor, comedian, writer

Fast Facts

  • Parents emigrated from Uganda
  • Was part of the cast for the first two seasons of Skins, and is also credited as a writer on two episodes
  • Performed and recorded a parody of Boy Better Know song "Too Many Men" with Jason Lewis
  • Won a special Evening Standard Award in 2010 for his work in Sucker Punch at the Royal Court Theatre in London
  • Was named one of BAFTA's Brits to Watch in 2011
  • Was selected for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab in 2016

Awards

  • 2020Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: winner
  • 2020Critics' Choice Awards-Best Supporting Actor: winner
  • 2018Independent Spirit Awards-Best Male Lead: nominated
  • 2018Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: nominated
  • 2018BAFTA Film Awards-Best Leading Actor: nominated
  • 2017Critics' Choice Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: nominated
  • 2017Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2017Oscar-Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: nominated