Lupita Nyong'o

Actor Date of Birth: March 1, 1983

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 theater 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.

Place of Birth: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico





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King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to s...
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Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Re...
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Lupita Nyongo was awakened after working on Black Panther
Lupita Nyongo was awakened after working on Black Panther

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Los Angeles, Dec 21 (PTI) Actor Lupita Nyongo has said director Ryan Coogler stayed away from the "expected female- rival narrative" for the "Black Panther" film. The 34-year-old actor stars as Nakia, a member of the Dora Milaje, a group of female...

Lupita Nyongo's 'Star Wars' premiere green dazzling dress sold out ...
Lupita Nyongo's 'Star Wars' premiere green dazzling dress sold out ...

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The strapless dress that currently costs USD2168 (Sh...

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Lupita Nyongo "needed" to learn to pole dance

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She recalled of the dancers: "It was incredible and sexy, and I thought, I need to learn how to do that." The 34-year-old actress loves to try out new hobbies and activities and doesn't get upset if she isn't very good at them because it takes her back...

Lupita Nyong'o Calls 'Black Panther'
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When Black Panther hits theaters next year, it will be completely like anything else in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Set in the fictional African nation of Wakanda, the film will introduce audiences to an advanced nation untouched by the outside ...and...

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