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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 27 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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 2009-2012 Shuga (TV Mini-Series)
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- Love (2012) ... Ayira
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 2008 East River (Short)
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Lupita Nyongo

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5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[2014: Academy Award acceptance speech, closing remarks] When I look down at this golden statue, may it remind every child that no matter where you are from, your dreams are valid. See more »

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Lupita is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama. See more »

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Short hair

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