Uganda’s Daniel Kaluuya Nominated For An Oscar Award

British Actor of Ugandan origin Daniel Kaluuya has been nominated for an Oscar 2018 Award.

Daniel Kaluuya, born 24 February 1989 to Ugandan immigrant parents is an English actor and writer. He achieved international recognition for his performance in the 2017 horror film Get Out which earned him significant critical acclaim and numerous accolades including nominations for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a SAG Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor.


Kaluuya will have to beat Denzel Washington, Daniel Day-Lewis, Gary Oldman and Timothee Chalamet who are nominated in the same category if he is to win the award category of Actor in Leading Role.

Kaluuya has previously appeared in the sci-fi anthology series Black Mirror and Britain’s Channel 4’s Skins but Get Out is his first leading role in a major feature film.  get-out-20172203

Kaluuya is the first Actor of Ugandan origin to get nominated for an Oscar.

Fingers crossed, we wish him the best of luck.



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