John Boyega is a British actor, known for playing Finn in Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015). Boyega rose to prominence in his native United Kingdom for his role of Moses in the 2011 sci-fi comedy film Attack the Block (2011),
before attaining international recognition for his work as Finn in the seventh film of the Star Wars series.
John Boyega (born March 17, 1992 in Peckham, London, England) is a British actor.
John began acting at a young age, playing a leopard in a play at the age of 5.
He attended the Westminster City school as a teenager, taking part in various school theatrical productions.
He took classes at Theatre Peckham before enrolling to the South Thames College in Wandsworth as a performing arts student.
John’s theatrical career continued with roles in plays Six Parties at the National Theatre and in Category B in the Tricycle Theatre.
John made the leap to film in 2011, starring in the sci-fi film Attack The Block. In 2014, John was announced as the role of Finn in the film, Star Wars
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