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David Oyelowo On Playing Martin Luther King Jr., Ebola Fears, And Race In Hollywood

MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Actor David Oyelowo poses for a portrait session promoting his new film 'Def
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 10: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Actor David Oyelowo poses for a portrait session promoting his new film 'Default' during the Miami International Film Festival 2014 at The Standard on March 10, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Vallery Jean/Getty Images)

No disrespect to Ben Affleck, but 2014 is the year of David Oyelowo. After years of cutting his teeth on the British stage and small screen, the 38-year-old actor has reached the Hollywood summit, starring in five films released during the packed awards season months.

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