Lupita Nyong'o

American Actress Lupita Nyong'o

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Lupita Amondi Nyong'o (born March 1, 1983) is an actress, film and music video director of dual Kenyan and Mexican citizenship. After graduating from Hampshire College with a bachelor's degree in film and theatre studies, Nyong'o worked as a production assistant on several Hollywood films. In 2008 she made her acting debut with the short film East River and subsequently starred in the Kenyan television series Shuga (2009). Also in 2009, she wrote, produced and directed the documentary film In My Genes. Nyong'o later completed a master's degree in acting from the Yale School of Drama, followed by her first feature film role in Steve McQueen's historical drama 12 Years a Slave (2013). Her role in the film was widely acclaimed, earning her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, among numerous other awards and nominations. In 2014, she was named "The Most Beautiful Woman" by People.

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Age 36
Mexico City - Mexico
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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2019 Us United States Adelaide Wilson Actor 8.00
2018 Black Panther United States Nakia Actor 8.00
2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi United States Maz Kanata Actor 0.00
2016 The Jungle Book United Kingdom, United States Raksha (voice) Actor 0.00
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens United States Maz Kanata Actor 0.00
2014 Non-Stop France, United Kingdom, United States Gwen Actor 0.00
2013 12 Years a Slave United States, United Kingdom Patsey Actor 0.00

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