|Full Name||David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo|
|Birth Date||April 1, 1976|
|Born||Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK|
|Education||London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art|
Oyelowo met Oprah Winfrey while filming The Butler, with Winfrey playing his mother. He jokingly later told reporters that his own mother hadn't been all that impressed to hear about this. Winfrey and Oyelowo got along well, and became close friends.
Oyelowo is a friend of Lee Daniels. He has been in two of Daniels' films.
How Added - He was included on a Vanity Fair article about British actors to watch.