John Adedayo B. Adegboyega (born 17 March 1992), known professionally as John Boyega, is a British-Nigerian actor.
He's best known for playing Finn in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, starting with The Force Awakens. Before that, Boyega gained prominence for his performance as the lead Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy Attack the Block.
In 2016 it was announced he will be starring in the sequel to 2013's Pacific Rim and also serve as a co-producer.
- Attack the Block (2011) as Moses.
- Junkhearts (2011) as Jamal.
- Law & Order: UK (2011) as Jamal Clarkson
- Becoming Human (2011) as Danny Curtis.
- Half of a Yellow Sun (2013) as Ugwu.
- Imperial Dreams (2014) as Bambi.
- 24: Live Another Day (2014) as Chris Tanner.
- Star Wars as Finn:
- The Circle (2017) as Kalden.
- Watership Down (2017) as Bigwig.
- Detroit (2017) as Melvin Dismukes
- Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018) as Jake Pentecost.