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Oyelowo, David

Works: 130 works in 349 publications in 3 languages and 24,782 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Science fiction films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Oyelowo
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

27 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s historical struggle to secure voting rights for all people. A dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1964
The last king of Scotland by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Garrigan has just graduated from medical school in his native Scotland, seeking a change he travels to 1970's era Uganda with the vague but well-intentioned notion of providing aid to the impoverished locals. After aiding newly-appointed dictator Idi Amin in a car collision, Amin asks Nick to serve as his personal physician
The butler by Les Daniels( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by a true story, Cecil Gaines is a devoted husband, father, and White House butler who served eight Presidential administrations during the turbulent politics and civil rights battles of twentieth century America
Rise of the planet of the apes( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Caesar ... [is] a chimpanzee who gains human-like intelligence and emotions from an experimental drug. Raised like a child by the drug's creator ... , Caesar ultimately finds himself taken from the humans he loves and imprisoned. Seeking justice, Caesar assembles a simian army and escapes--putting man and primate on a collision course that could change the planet forever"--Container
Jack Reacher by Christopher McQuarrie( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-military investigator Jack Reacher leaps off the pages of Lee Child's bestselling novel and onto the big screen in this explosive thriller. When an unspeakable crime is committed, all evidence points to the suspect in custody who offers up a single note in defense: Get Jack Reacher! The law has its limits, but Reacher does not when his fight for the truth pits him against an unexpected enemy with a skill for violence and a secret to keep
Red tails( Visual )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Italy, 1944. As the war takes its toll on Allied forces in Europe, a squadron of black pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen are finally given the chance to prove themselves in the sky--even as they battle discrimination on the ground"--Container
The mission song by John Le Carr( Recording )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being abandoned by both his Irish father and Congolese mother, Bruno Salvador's life is guided by a British Intelligence officer. He becomes an interpreter and stumbles upon a nasty plot and ends up courting danger from London to Congo to an island off Denmark
As you like it by Kenneth Branagh( Visual )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind is the daughter of banished Duke Senior and is being raised at the court of Duke Frederick, with her cousin Celia. She falls in love with a young man named Orlando, but she is banished by Duke Frederick, who threatens death if she comes near the court again. Celia goes with Rosalind. Disguised as the boy Ganymede, Rosalind enters the forest of Arden. Upon their arrival in the forest, they happen upon Orlando and his manservant, who are fleeing the wrath of Orlando's eldest brother. What follows is an elaborate scheme devised by the cross-dressing Rosalind to find out the verity of Orlando's supposed passion for her, and to further capture his heart, through the witty and mischievous facade of Ganymede
A raisin in the sun( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago comes into a sudden financial windfall, the potential uses of which divides them bitterly
A most violent year by J. C Chandor( Visual )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an immigrant and his family trying to live the American Dream in the 1980s and expand their business amidst rampant violence, urban decay, and corrupt city officials during one of the most dangerous years in the city's history
The paperboy by Lee Daniels( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En 1969, le reporter du Miami Times Ward Jensen retourne dans sa ville natale de Lately, en Floride, en compagnie de son confrère afro-américain Yardley Acheman. Flairant le scoop et l'occasion d'asseoir définitivement leur carrière, tous deux se sont mis en tête de relancer l'enquête autour du cas de Hillary Van Wetter, un chasseur d'alligators qui attend son exécution dans les couloirs de la mort après avoir été condamné, sans preuve réelle, pour le meurtre du shérif local survenu quatre ans plus tôt. Pour les seconder, les deux hommes recrutent Jack, le jeune frère de Ward, livreur du journal local bien décidé à saisir là l'occasion de faire ses preuves. Mais, en plus des dangers cachés dans les bayous, les trois hommes doivent aussi apprendre à se méfier de leur principale source d'informations: Charlotte, une vamp mystérieuse et séduisante qui entretient une correspondance amoureuse avec Hillary. [(c) Médiafilm]
Small island by Andrea Levy( Visual )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the lives of two couples, one Jamaican and the other English, whose worlds intertwine in post-World War II Britain, at a turning point in the long relationship between the two countries. It is a story of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers
MI-5 by David Wolstencroft( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter the thrilling world of MI-5--the UK's clandestine security service, and meet the people who make up the elite team. They tackle organized crime, terrorist activities, embassy sieges, weapons proliferation and anarchists, not to mention the conflicts and power struggles back in the office
MI-5( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The threat to national security increases and the need to thwart the activities of terrorists operating within the UK becomes more urgent
The butler : [a witness to history] by Wil Haygood( Recording )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When acclaimed Washington Post writer Wil Haygood had an early hunch that Obama would win the 2008 election, he thought he'd highlight the singular moment by exploring the life of someone who had come of age when segregation was so widespread, so embedded in the culture, as to make the very thought of a black president inconceivable. He struck gold when he tracked down Eugene Allen, a butler who had served no fewer than eight presidents, from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan
A sound of thunder by Peter Hyams( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2055, a team of time travelers accidentally changes the course of evolution, threatening the continued survival of the human race
Five days by Otto Bathurst( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leanne vanishes into thin air. Her children, abandoned in her car, also end up missing. As police search for clues over the next three months, Leanne's husband and family soon learn that nobody is what they seem. Everyone is a suspect. In the end, five days prove critical in solving the case
Middle of nowhere( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devoted wife Ruby drops out of medical school after her husband Derek receives an eight-year prison sentence, and struggles to find the courage to remain faithful and supportive as the demands of being a prison wife weigh heavily on her shoulders
Sweet nothing in my ear( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dan Miller and his wife Laura only want what's best for their happy and healthy eight-year-old son Adam who's been deaf since age four. Laura, who is deaf, opposes the surgery, an implant. Dan, who is hearing, misses talking and listening to his son. This is a devoted family facing a moment of truth. Together or apart, Dan and Laura must make a life-altering decision on behalf of their son"--Container
Lee Daniels' the butler by Forest Whitaker( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A butler tells the story of a White House who serves eight presidents over three decades. During his tenure as a butler at the White House, the civil rights movement, Vietnam, and other major events affect this man's life, family, and American society
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The mission song
Alternative Names

David Oyelowo acteur britannique

David Oyelowo attore britannico

David Oyelowo britischer Schauspieler

David Oyelowo britisk skodespelar

David Oyelowo britisk skuespiller

David Oyelowo Brits acteur

David Oyelowo brittisk skdespelare

Ντέιβιντ Ογιελόβο

Ойелоуо, Дэвид

דיוויד אוילאו

ديفيد أويلو

دیوید اویلو بازیگر بریتانیایی

데이비드 오옐러워 영국의 배우

데이비드 오옐로워



English (183)

German (8)

French (4)

Five days