Top 13 Popular British Black Actors

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13. Kingsley Ben-Adir

Kingsley Ben-Adir is a popular british actor, he is popularly known for his roles in Soulmates, The Comey Rule, High Fidelity, and Peaky Blinders.

12. Daniel Ezra

Daniel Ezra was born in Birmingham, England, on April 14, 1993. He made his acting debut in Murdered By My Boyfriend in 2014.

11. Kedar Williams

Kedar is a British actor and author who was born in Plaistow, London, on December 14, 1994. He made his television debut in The Bill in 2007.

10. Lucien Laviscount

Lucien Laviscount was born on June 9, 1992, in Ribble Valley, Lancashire, England. He started his carrer with M&S ads before getting BBC One series Grange Hill.

9. Thandiwe Newton

Thandiwe Newton, known as Thandie Newton is a popular actress. Her roles in Beloved, Mission: Impossible 2, and Crash won her a Primetime Emmy Award and a British Academy Film Award.

8. Amma Asante

Amma is a British actress, screenwriter, and filmmaker. She is known for her roles in the BBC shows Brothers and Sisters.

7. Delroy Lindo

Delroy is an American-English actor, he is popularly known for his roles in Malcolm X and Crooklyn.

6. Daniel Kaluuya

Kaluuya is a British actor, he is known for his acting in Get Out, Black Panther, Widows, and Judas and the Black Messiah.

5. Lennie James

Lennie was born in Nottingham on October 11th, 1965. He is known for his roles in Les Miserables, Snatch, and Sahara.

4. John Boyega

Boyega was born on March 17th, 1992, in Peckham London. He gained popularity for his lead role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

3. Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel is a British actor and film maker, He started his acting career in 1995. He is known for his roles in Kinky Boots, Serenity, Four Brothers, and 2012.

2. Naomie Melanie Harris

Naomie Harris was born on September 6th, 1976 in Islington, London. Her role in film Moonlight, earned her nomination for Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.

1. Idris Elba

Idris was born on September 6, 1972, in Hackney, London. He made his movie career in 2007 with Daddy’s Little Girls. He also starred in movies The Losers and Avengers.

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