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Lupita Nyong'o

Biography :

Lupita Amondi Nyong'o (born 1 March 1983) is a Kenyan-Mexican actress and author. She began her career in Hollywood as a production assistant. In 2008, she made her acting debut with the short film East River and subsequently returned to Kenya to star in the television series Shuga (2009–2012). In 2009, she wrote, produced and directed the documentary In My Genes. She then pursued a master's degree in acting from the Yale School of Drama. She had her first feature film role as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which she received critical acclaim and won several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She became the first Kenyan and Mexican actress to win an Academy Award. She made her Broadway debut as a teenage orphan in the play Eclipsed (2015), for which she was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play. She went on to perform a motion capture role as Maz Kanata in the Star Wars sequel trilogy (2015–2019) and a lead voice role as Raksha ... Read more »

Birthday    :   1983-03-01
Place Of Birth    :   Mexico City, Mexico
Alternate Name    :   Лупита Нионго
Known Movie/TV Credits    :   Unknown
Last Appeared In    :   Unknown


A Quiet Place: Day One 2024-03-08
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Nakia 2022-11-09
20/20 Presents Black Panther: In Search of Wakanda Self 2022-11-04
The 355 Khadijah Adiyeme 2022-01-05
2021 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Self 2021-11-20
Who Are You, Charlie Brown? Narrator (voice) 2021-06-25
Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King Self (archive footage) 2020-08-30
Black Is King 2020-07-31
One World: Together at Home Self 2020-04-18
Worlds Beyond Earth Narrator (voice) 2020-01-21
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Maz Kanata 2019-12-18
Warrior Women with Lupita Nyong'o Host 2019-10-23
Beyoncé Presents: Making The Gift Herself 2019-09-06
Little Monsters Miss Caroline 2019-08-29
Us Adelaide Wilson / Red 2019-03-14
Black Panther Nakia 2018-02-13
My Africa Herself (voice) 2018-01-01
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Maz Kanata 2017-12-13
August 28: A Day in the Life of a People Self 2017-08-26
Queen of Katwe Nakku Harriet 2016-09-23
Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey Self 2016-04-16
The Jungle Book Raksha (voice) 2016-04-07
Disneyland 60th Anniversary TV Special Herself 2016-02-21
Star Wars: Greatest Moments Self 2015-12-26
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Maz Kanata 2015-12-15
Non-Stop Gwen 2014-02-26
12 Years a Slave Patsey 2013-10-18
East River 2009-01-01
This Is My Africa Herself 2008-04-01
Tv Series
Human Resources Shame Wizard Asha (voice) 2022-03-18
Super Sema Sema 2021-03-08
Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices 2020-09-01
Serengeti Narrator 2019-07-04
Desus & Mero Self - Illustrious Guest 2019-02-21
2 Dope Queens Self 2018-02-02
Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Maz Kanata (voice) 2017-07-03
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self 2015-09-08
Nature Is Speaking Flower 2015-08-12
Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter Self 2015-08-02
Lip Sync Battle 2015-04-02
Finding Your Roots Self 2012-03-24
The View Self 1997-08-11
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Self 1996-07-22
LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Self - Guest 1988-09-05
Sesame Street Herself 1969-11-10
The Oscars Self 1953-03-18