John Boyega

Birthday:

03/17/1992

Place of birth:

Peckham, London, England, UK:

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.


Film Credits

Star Wars: Episode IX (2019)
as Finn
Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
as Jake Pentecost
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
as Finn
Detroit (2017)
as Melvin Dismukes
The Circle (2017)
as Ty Lafitte
Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey (2016)
as Himself
Star Wars: Greatest Moments (2015)
as Himself
Star Wars: Evolution of the Lightsaber Duel (2015)
as Himself
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
as Finn
Imperial Dreams (2014)
as Bambi
The Whale (2013)
as William Bond
Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
as Ugwu
My Murder (2012)
as Shakilus Townsend
Junkhearts (2011)
as Jamal
Attack the Block (2011)
as Moses

Production Credits

Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
Producer