British movie star Daniel Kaluuya with Ugandan roots has won the best supporting actor in motion picture award. Kaluuya was born to Ugandan parents Damalie Namusoke and Stephen Kaluuya
Daniel scooped the award for Best performance by an actor in supporting role in Any motion picture last night at the 78th Golden Globe Awards in California. The British actor is best known for movies “Get Out, Black Panther” and “Queen and Slim”.
The Oscars nominee was awarded for his outstanding role in his latest movie, Judas and the Black Messiah, a biography film about Fred Hampton, Chairman of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther party in the1960s.
Kaluuya played the Fred Hampton role in the movie, and while accepting his award, he applauded the works of the real Fred Hampton, expressing excitement for having been given the opportunity to play the role.
“I thank my mum, my sister and cousins, for standing by me all through the process. It is not an easy thing to execute a film like that, but with people like those around you, you can always make it,” -Kaluuya expressed his gratitude through a video call.
The awards were largely scientific, and only a few distinguished guests were allowed in at the Beverly Hilton Ballroom in California, USA.