London, England, UK
Daniel Kaluuya's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles
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Kaluuya attended St Aloysius Secondary School, and the National Youth Theatre. His early roles included Reece in the BBC's controversial drama Shoot the Messenger.
Kaluuya then joined the original cast of Skins as Posh Kenneth and was a contributor on the first two series, as well as being a staff writer, and the head writer of the second series episode "Jal" and third series episode "Thomas". He also presented the Skins Podcast (also called Skinscast).
After Skins Kaluuya appeared as a guest star in many established series such as Silent Witness, the Doctor Who special Planet of the Dead and Lewis. He also has been appeared in the sketch show That Mitchell and Webb Look twice and the sketch show Harry and Paul. Kaluuya also voiced a character in the BBC Radio 4 sitcom Sneakiepeeks.
In 2009 he became a regular cast member in the ITV comedy FM as amateur DJ–Radio Runner "Ades" and also as Michael "Tea Leaf" Fry in dark BBC comedy Psychoville.
At the end of 2009, the Screen International Magazine picked Kaluuya out in their annual report as a 'UK Star of Tomorrow',.
In 2010 Kaluuya played the lead role in Roy Williams' Sucker Punch at the Royal Court Theatre in London for which both the play and Kaluuya won rave reviews and he won both the Evening Standard Award and Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Outstanding Newcomer.
In 2011 Enda Walsh's adaption of his stage play Chatroom was released with Kaluuya having a main role and he is also due to appear in the upcomingJohnny English sequel Johnny English Reborn.