Chinwetel Ejiofor wins Best Actor at the 2014 BAFTAs

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British-Nigerian actor, Chinwetel Ejiofor has won Best Actor at the 2014 BAFTAs which held on Sunday, 16th February. He clinched the award for his role as Solomon Northup in Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave. He clinched the award beating Tom Hanks, Leonardo DiCaprio, Christian Bale and Bruce Dern. Chinwetel thanked BAFTA for the “incredible” award and paid tribute to Steve McQueen’s artistry and passion. Hear him:

“You really brought us all through it. “You had the real vision to tell this remarkable story. The extraordinary life that he had, and to tell this story in a way to make it of such value, of such worth to all who were there. Thank you for this, it was yours. I’m going to keep it, but it’s yours.”



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One Response to "Chinwetel Ejiofor wins Best Actor at the 2014 BAFTAs"

  1. darl aby says:

    So happy for chiwetel. Outstanding movie, outstanding acting


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