EE Rising Star Award Winner

Daniel Kaluuya

Daniel Kaluuya

The EE Rising Star Award winner for 2018 Daniel Kaluuya rocketed to fame in Jordan Peele’s genre hit Get Out, for which he won an MTV Movie Award and also clinched a runner-up Gotham Award in the Best Actor category.

See him in action in this clip from Get Out.

About Daniel Kaluuya


In early 2018, Daniel Kaluuya joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Ryan Coogler’s highly anticipated Black Panther alongside Lupita Nyong’o, Sterling Brown and Martin Freeman followed by a starring role in Steve McQueen’s upcoming Widows, opposite Viola Davis and Liam Neeson.

Kaluuya is already well-known for his TV roles in Skins and Black Mirror for London’s Channel 4, as well as appearing in the BBC’s dark comedy Psychoville and The Fades on BBC Three, and Danny Boyle’s Babylon.

On the big screen, he starred in Johnny English Reborn, Welcome to the Punch, Kick-Ass 2, and Sicario opposite Emily Blunt, Benicio del Toro, and Josh Brolin.

Kaluuya has received acclaim for his stage work, winning the Evening Standard and Critics’ Circle theatre awards for his role in Roy Williams’ Sucker Punch at the Royal Court Theatre, and an Olivier nomination for Levi David Addai’s Oxford Street.

He was hailed as one of Variety Magazine’s ‘Top 10 Actors to Watch of 2017’.

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