Full Name: John Adedayo B. Adegboyega
Why Famous: Boyega is best known for his portrayal of Finn in the Star Wars films The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017).
He reached a wide audience in the United Kingdom in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block.
- 2015-12-14 "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" directed by J.J. Abrams and starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Harrison Ford has its world premiere at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles
- 2017-12-09 "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" directed by Rian Johnson, starring Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Adam Driver premieres in Los Angeles