WorldCat Identities

Oyelowo, David

Works: 199 works in 737 publications in 6 languages and 34,792 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biographical films  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Crime films  Science fiction films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by David Oyelowo
Selma by Ava DuVernay( Visual )

71 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,467 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 )

26 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,326 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
Jack Reacher by Christopher McQuarrie( Visual )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an unspeakable crime is committed, all evidence points to the suspect in custody who offers up a single note in defense. 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
Rise of the planet of the apes by Rupert Wyatt( Visual )

20 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and Turkish and held by 2,057 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,846 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 )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,837 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
Queen of Katwe by Mira Nair( Visual )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,613 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
A united kingdom by Amma Asante( Visual )

31 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prince Seretse Khama of Botswana causes an international stir when he marries a white woman from London in the late 1940s. When they decided to marry, just as apartheid was being introduced into South Africa, it caused an international uproar. However, their passionate romance triumphed over every obstacle and changed the course of African history
A wrinkle in time by Reese Witherspoon( Visual )

10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he has been missing for several years and the entire town thinks her father has abandoned her family, Meg steadfastly believes the best and protects her younger brother, Charles Wallace, from the brunt of the rumors and taunting. It is he, however, who convinces her to join him, the school sports star Calvin, and three unusual women on an interplanetary voyage to rescue their father from a vast evil
A most violent year by J. C Chandor( Visual )

37 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,443 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 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind is a young woman living in the court of her uncle when she falls in love with Orlando, a young gentleman of the kingdom. When Rosalind is banished, she flees into the forest of Arden disguised as a man ... only to encounter Orlando who has also been exiled! Can she win his heart, disguised as she is?
The mission song by John Le Carré( Recording )

38 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruno Salvador, known to friends and enemies alike as Salvo, is the ever-innocent, twenty-nine-year-old orphaned love-child of a Catholic Irish missionary and a Congolese headmans daughter. Educated first at mission school in the East Congolese province of Kivu, and later at a discreet sanctuary for the secret sons of Rome, Salvo is inspired by his mentor Brother Michael to train as a professional interpreter in the minority African languages of which, almost from birth, he has been an obsessive collector. Soon a rising star in his profession, he is courted by city corporations, hospitals, law courts, the immigration services and, inevitably, the mushrooming overworld of British Intelligence. He is also courted, and won, by the all-white, Surrey-born Penelope, star reporter on one of our great national newspapers, who, with typical impulsiveness, he promptly marries. Yet even as the story opens, a contrary and irresistible love is dawning in him. Dispatched to a no-name island in the North Sea to attend a top-secret meeting between Western financiers and East Congolese warlords, Salvo is obliged to interpret matters never intended for his re-awoken African conscience
A raisin in the sun by Lei ang( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,234 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 )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,009 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 )

18 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 911 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
Captive by Kate Mara( Visual )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 854 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
Gringo( Visual )

18 editions published in 2018 in English and German and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Soyinka finds himself at the mercy of his back-stabbing business colleagues back home, local drug lords and a morally conflicted black-ops mercenary. Crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal, Harold battles to survive his increasingly dangerous situation
Star Wars rebels( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the ashes of the Old Republic, an unlikely band of heroes emerges to renew the fight for freedom. Five years before the events of Star Wars IV: A New Hope, the reigning evil Empire continues to tighten its grip of power and fear throughout the cosmos
The butler : [a witness to history] by Wil Haygood( Recording )

10 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 515 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
MI-5( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 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. Tom and the team find themselves at the heart of the action and must deal with the psychological fall-out of leading such dangerous double lives
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The mission song
Alternative Names

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo acteur britannique

David Oyelowo actor britanic

David Oyelowo actor británico

David Oyelowo attore britannico

David Oyelowo britischer Schauspieler

David Oyelowo British actor

David Oyelowo britisk skodespelar

David Oyelowo britisk skuespiller

David Oyelowo Brits acteur

David Oyelowo britský herec

David Oyelowo brittisk skådespelare

David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo

Oyelowo, David Oyetokunbo

Ντέιβιντ Ογιελόβο

Девід Оєлово

Дејвид Ојелоуо

Ойелоуо, Дэвид

Դեվիդ Օյելոու

דיוויד אוילאו

דייוויד אוילאו שחקן בריטי

ديفيد أويلو

ديفيد أويلو ممثل بريطاني

دیوید اویلو بازیگر بریتانیایی

دیوید اویلوو

데이비드 오옐러워 영국의 배우



English (374)

German (15)

French (9)

Spanish (4)

Italian (2)

Turkish (1)