Date: 8th January 2014

Ejiofor earns Bafta nomination.

Twelve Years A Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor has been nominated for the best actor Bafta.

He was among the nominations announced today at Bafta's HQ in central London by Hobbit star Luke Evans and Helen McCrory from the Harry Potter films.

The film's director Steve McQueen was also recognised with a nomination.

Also nominated was American chatshow host Oprah Winfrey for best supporting actress for her role in The Butler.

See full list of nominations Here

Source: Press Release