Chiwetel Ejiofor is one of those actors whose name you may not recognize, despite it’s exotic sound. Yet, you know who he is when you see his face. He grew up in London, the son of Nigerian parents. But he didn’t seem destined to be an actor. His mother is a pharmacist, and his father is a doctor. He didn’t really plan to go on the stage. However, an interest in drama in English class led to drama school, and a career which has involved a strikingly broad range of roles.
St. Paul, Minn.