Person Details

Birthday: 1992-03-17 03:51:23

Aliases: John Adedayo Adegboyega

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Peckham, London, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 15

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
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7
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
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7
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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7
Pacific Rim: Uprising
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6

Pacific Rim: Uprising

(2018) Jake Pentecost
The Circle
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6

The Circle

(2017) Ty Lafitte
Detroit
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7

Detroit

(2017) Melvin Dismukes
Imperial Dreams
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7

Imperial Dreams

(2014) Bambi
Star Wars: Forces of Destiny
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5

Star Wars: Forces of Destiny

(2017) Finn (voice)

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Himself
2019 Finn
Himself
N/A
Narrator
2018 Bigwig (voice)
Himself
Jake Pentecost
Himself
2017 Finn
Melvin Dismukes
Finn (voice)
Ty Lafitte
2016 Himself
2015 Himself
Himself
Finn
Himself
Himself
2014 Bambi
2013 William Bond
Ugwu
2012 Shakilus Townsend
2011 Jamal
Self
Moses
Donnie
2007 Himself
N/A
Casi
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2018 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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