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Oyelowo, David

Works: 169 works in 493 publications in 6 languages and 27,800 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Contributor, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about David Oyelowo
Most widely held works by David Oyelowo
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

49 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,231 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 Butler by Lee Daniels( Visual )

18 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,260 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 by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Turkish and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During experiments to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease, a genetically-enhanced chimpanzee uses its greater intelligence to lead other apes to freedom
The last king of Scotland by Kevin Macdonald( Visual )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,819 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
Red Tails( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,818 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. Featuring jaw-dropping aerial action and thrilling special effects, Red Tails is a breathtaking tribute to the unsung heroes who rose above extraordinary challenges and ultimately soared into history
Jack Reacher by Christopher McQuarrie( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,755 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
The mission song by John Le Carré( Recording )

35 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,371 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
A most violent year by J. C Chandor( Visual )

25 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,368 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
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,332 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 façade of Ganymede
A raisin in the sun by Lei ang( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,223 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
The paperboy by Lee Daniels( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 976 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 )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 878 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
Queen of Katwe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion
The captive by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Brian Nichols, on the run as the subject of a city-wide manhunt and desperate to make contact with his newborn son, takes recovering meth addict Ashley Smith hostage in her own apartment, she turns for guidance to Rick Warren's bestselling inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life. While reading aloud, Ashley and her would-be killer each face crossroads where despair and death intersect hope
MI-5( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 518 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 in 2013 in English and held by 502 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
Nightingale( Visual )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A war veteran is anticipating the arrival of an old friend and in the process starts to unravel
MI-5( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 444 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
Middle of nowhere( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 436 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
Trigger mortis : a James Bond novel by Anthony Horowitz( Recording )

17 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most famous spy, James Bond, has just returned victorious from his showdown with Auric Goldfinger in Fort Knox. By his side is the glamorous and streetwise Pussy Galore, who played no small part in his success. As they settle down in London, the odds of Galore taming the debonair bachelor seem slim, but she herself is a creature not so easily caught. Meanwhile, the struggle for superiority between the Soviet Union and the West is escalating. In an attempt to demonstrate Soviet strength, SMERSH plans to sabotage an international Grand Prix in the hot zone of West Germany
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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 britský herec

David Oyelowo brittisk skådespelare

Ντέιβιντ Ογιελόβο

Дејвид Ојелоуо

Ойелоуо, Дэвид

דיוויד אוילאו

דייוויד אוילאו

ديفيد أويلو

ديفيد أويلو ممثل بريطاني

دیوید اویلو بازیگر بریتانیایی

데이비드 오옐러워 영국의 배우



English (268)

German (10)

French (4)

Spanish (3)

Turkish (1)

Italian (1)