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Lupita Nyong'o


Lupita Nyong'o was born in Mexico, to Kenyan parents. She was raised in Kenya and educated in the USA. She is a graduate of the Yale University School of Drama's Acting program. Lupita's film debut was playing "Patsey" in acclaimed director, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave (2013). She was also the lead in MTV's award-winning drama series, Shuga (... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Jungle Book (filming)
Raksha (voice)
 2014 Non-Stop
Gwen
 2009-2012 Shuga (TV Mini-Series)
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- Love (2012) ... Ayira
- Love (2012) ... Ayira
- Tomorrow (2009) ... Ayira
- The Morning After (2009) ... Ayira
- Friday Nights (2009) ... Ayira
 2008 East River (Short)
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Print commercial for "Miu Miu" fashion handbags - Model

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2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lupita Nyongo

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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I realize that beauty was not a thing I could acquire or consume. It was something that I just had to be. See more »

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Considers herself Mexican-Kenyan. See more »

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Short hair

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Pisces

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