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Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Amondi Nyong'o was born March 1, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Kenyan parents, Dorothy and Peter Anyang' Nyong'o. Her father, a senator, was then a visiting lecturer in political science. She was raised in Kenya. At age 16, her parents sent her back to Mexico for seven months to learn Spanish. She read film studies at Hampshire College, ...

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Mar 1, 1983 In Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Inside Edition
Latest Project:
Movie Black Panther 2018-02-16

Won 1 Oscar. Another 48 wins & 46 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Jungle Book
Poster of Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Poster of The 87th Annual Academy Awards
Poster of Non-Stop
Movie Black Panther Nakia 2018-02-16
Movie Star Wars: Greatest Moments Unknown 2017-05-29
Movie East River F 2017-06-17
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi Maz Kanata 2017-12-15
Movie 2016 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2016-04-10
Movie The Jungle Book Raksha 2016-04-15
Movie Queen of Katwe Nakku Harriet 2016-09-30
Movie The 70th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 2016-06-12
Movie 72nd Golden Globe Awards Unknown 2015-01-11
Series Unfiltered with Renee Young Unknown 2015-04-28
Movie The 87th Annual Academy Awards Herself - Presenter: Best Actor in a Supporting Role 2015-02-22
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Unknown 2015-09-08
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Maz Kanata 2015-12-18
Movie Non-Stop Gwen 2014-02-28
Series Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
Movie The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards Unknown 2014-03-01
Movie The 86th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 2014-03-02
Series Nature Is Speaking Flower 2014-10-05
Series Live! with Kelly Unknown 2014
Movie 2014 MTV Movie Awards Herself - Cameo #13 / Presenter 2014-04-13
Series 73 Questions Unknown 2014-03-12
Series Inside Edition Unknown 2013
Movie The Reel Story: 12 Years a Slave Herself 2013-11-01
Movie 12 Years a Slave Unknown 2013-11-08
Series Steve Harvey Unknown 2012-09-04
Series Celebrity Style Story Unknown 2012-07-07
Series Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Series Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2009-03-02
Series Shuga Unknown 2009-11-11
Movie The Namesake Unknown 2007-04-06
Series Made in Hollywood Unknown 2005-09-30
Movie The Constant Gardener Unknown 2005-08-31
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Unknown 2005-01-03
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Series The Insider Unknown 2004-09-13
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Extra Unknown 1994-09-05
Series Late Show with David Letterman Unknown 1993-08-30
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Sesame Street Unknown 1969-07-21
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14