Chiwetel Umeadi Ejiofor, CBE, is a British actor who is well known for his performance of Solomon Northup in Steve McQueen's historical drama 12 Years a Slave (2013) for which he earned a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Actor. He portrayed Baron Mordo in the 2016 film Doctor Strange. He will voice Scar in the upcoming 2019 film The Lion King and portray an unknown character in the upcoming 2020 film Maleficent 2.
- ↑ "Robert Lindsay & Chiwetel Ejiofor Joining Maleficent II As Cameras Roll". Deadline. Retrieved on May 29, 2018.