The rise and rise of Daniel Kaluuya.

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British actor Daniel Kaluuya (above and left), born in London to Ugandan immigrant parents, is now one of the biggest stars on both sides of the Atlantic. He won the recent British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Rising Star award for his brilliant performance in the acclaimed film Get Out, and been nominated for a Hollywood Oscar for the same role.

But the reason so many producers are queueing up to sign him is because he has 'box office magic'. Get Out raked in $100m soon after release and his other starring vehicle, Black Panther, is breaking box office records around the world.

Raised on a London council estate, he developed a love of acting and the theatre at an early age. His major breakthrough came when he co-wrote and acted in some episodes of the British TV series Skins. He played the lead role in the play Sucker Punch at the Royal Court...

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