British actor David Oyelowo was Golden Globe-nominated for his portrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 2014's Selma. He rose to fame after starring on the British TV series Spooks from 2002 to 2004 and later scored supporting roles in such films as2006's The Last King of Scotland, 2011's Rise of the Planet of the Apes, 2012's Middle of Nowhere, 2012's Lincoln and 2013's The Butler. He also appeared in 2014's Interstellar and A Most Violent Year. In 2015, Oyelowo scored an Emmy nomination for the HBO movie Nightingale. He next stars opposite Lupita Nyong'o in Queen of Katwe.