|Born||October 15, 1974|
|Other names||Chuk Iwuji|
|Education||Yale University (BA) |
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Early life and education
Iwuji was sent by parents to a boarding school in England at the age of 10, after they moved from Nigeria to Ethiopia to work for the United Nations. He then attended Yale University and earned his undergraduate degree in economics. He then moved back to the United Kingdom.
Iwuji has mainly worked onstage for the Royal Shakespeare Company (replacing David Oyelowo in the title role of the Henry VI trilogy in the 2006 revival of the This England: The Histories project), the Royal National Theatre (Welcome to Thebes, 2010), the Old Vic (in a 2011 Richard III) and the Comedy Theatre (in a 2009 production of The Misanthrope), as well as British film, radio and television.
Other credits include Othello in The Public Theater's production of Othello at the Delacorte Theater in June 2018. This would be his fifth production with the company, as previously he appeared in Antony and Cleopatra as Enobarbus in 2014, King Lear as Edgar in 2014, Hamlet as Hamlet in 2016, The Low Road as John Blanke in March 2018, and Daniel Isn't Real as Braun in 2019.
- 2009 Olivier Award Winner, Best Revival - Histories, Best Company Performance - Histories (RSC)
- 2018 Lucille Lortel Winner, Performance for The Low Road (play), nominated for Lead Actor in a Play
- 2018 Drama League Award Nominee, Distinguished Performance for The Low Road (play)
|2016||A Woman, a Part|
|2017||John Wick: Chapter 2||Akoni|
|2019||Daniel Isn't Real||Braun|
|2020||Shine Your Eyes||Ikenna Igbomaeze|
|2020||News of the World||Charles Edgefield||Uncredited|
|2023||Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3||Filming|
|2005||Proof||Jake Zaria||4 episodes|
|2005||Casualty||Daniel Peel||1 episode|
|2011||Doctor Who||Carl||2 episodes|
|2012||Wizards vs Aliens||Adams||2 episodes|
|2015||Crossing Lines||Fabrice Wombosi||2 episodes|
|2016||Madam Secretary||Hadi Bangote||1 episode|
|2016||Blindspot||Oscar's Friend||1 episode|
|2018||King Lear||King of France||Television film|
|2018||Quantico||Dante Warick||1 episode|
|2018−present||The Split||Alexander Hale||Recurring role, 13 episodes|
|2019||When They See Us||Colin Moore||Miniseries, 2 episodes|
|2019||Designated Survivor||Dr. Eli Mays||Recurring role, 8 episodes|
|2021||The Underground Railroad||Mingo||Miniseries, 2 episodes|
|2022||Peacemaker||Clemson Murn||Main role|
- "Brave New Shakespeare Challenge - ROMEO AND JULIET with Chukwudi Iwuji". The Public Theater. 12 April 2020. Retrieved 20 May 2020.
- "The Home of London Theatre".
- "Chukwudi Iwuji". iobdb.com.