David Oyelowo (1976 - )
- A Sound of Thunder (2005) [Marcus Payne]: Killed by the hybrid creatures when he stays behind, sacrificing himself so the others can escape. (Thanks to ND)
- The Last King of Scotland (2006) [Dr. Junju]: Shot to death by Forest Whitaker's soldiers. (Thanks to ND)
- Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) [Steven Jacobs]: Killed in a helicopter crash when the ape Koba (Christopher Gordon) kicks the wrecked helicopter off the Golden Gate Bridge. (Thanks to Tommy and ND)
- Jack Reacher (2012) [Emerson]: Shot in the head by Tom Cruise while David is trying to use Rosamund Pike as a shield. (Thanks to Tommy and ND)
- Red Tails (2012) [Joe 'Lightning' Little]: Killed in a plane crash after being shot down during a battle (he manages to shoot down a German flying ace before dying). (Thanks to Tommy)
- Interstellar (2014) [School Principal]: Likely dies (off-screen) in the space of time between Matthew McConaughey's space journey.
- Selma (2014) [Martin Luther King Jr.]: Shot to death (off-screen) three years after the final scene; his death is mentioned in the on-screen text at the end of the film.
- Nightingale (2015) [Peter Snowden]: Most likely shot to death by police when he goes outside to confront them with an unloaded shotgun.
- A United Kingdom (2016) [Seretse Khama]: Dies from cancer (off-screen) many years after the events of the film and buried alongside Rosamund Pike; his death is mentioned in the closing text.
- The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) [Jason Kiel]: Dies when the part of the spaceship he is on, is projected out into deep space.
- Spooks: Episode 3.10 MI-5 (2004) [Danny Hunter]: Shot in the head by Zubin Varla, after David insults and provokes Zubin to stop him from killing Olga Sosnovska. (Thanks to Milan)
- Les Miserables: Episode 6 (2019) [Inspector Javert] Commits suicide by jumping into the Seine.
- The Lion Guard: The Battle of the Pride Lands (2019; animated) [Scar]: Voicing a fiery spirit, he is extingushed by rain from Kion (Max Charles) and the Great Lions of the past.
- Husband of Jessica Oyelowo
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