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David Oyelowo
David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo, OBE (born April 1, 1976) is a British-Nigerian actor and producer born in England.

He has played supporting roles in the films Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Middle of Nowhere (2012), Lincoln (2012), and garnered praise for portraying Louis Gaines in The Butler (2013). On television, he played MI5 officer Danny Hunter in the British series Spooks (2002–04). Perhaps his highest-profile role was as Martin Luther King, Jr. in the American biographical drama film Selma (2014).