John Adedayo B. Adegboyega (born March 17, 1992 in Peckham, London), 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.
- 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.