Actor, Stars Of Tomorrow, 2009.
The 19-year-old Kaluuya trained at the acclaimed Anna Scher school in London, and is best known for playing the posh black teenager trying to be street-smart in Channel 4’s cult teen series Skins. This year, Kaluuya is set to prove his versatility, moving from the comedy of ITV2 sitcom FM and the BBC’s Psychoville to drama, in BBC’s Doctor Who and NBC’s The Philanthropist. He is also making his feature debut in Ruby Films’ psychological thriller Chatroom, directed by Hideo Nakata and starring Aaron Johnson and Matthew Beard. Kaluuya also writes, with several episodes of Skins under his belt, and he is working on a TV series. “Acting and writing complement each other,” he says, “I’m very lucky that I can do both.”
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