How old was David Oyelowo in Interstellar?
David Oyelowo was born in Oxford in 1976. His family originates from
Nigeria. David studied Theatre Studies for A level and his teacher
suggested he should become an actor. After A levels David enrolled for a
year on an Art foundation course. In December 2000 David became the first black actor to play an English
monarch for the RSC taking the title role in Henry VI. His performance
won him the 'Ian Charleson' Award 2001 for best newcomer in a classical play.
Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.