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Lupita Nyong'o

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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. She was also the lead in MTV's award-winning drama series, Shuga.Lupita's stage credits include playing "Perdita" in "The Winter's Tale", (Yale Repertory Theater), "Sonya" in "Uncle Vanya", "Katherine" in "The Taming of the Shrew", as well as being in the original production of Michael Mitnick's "Elijah".  See full bio on IMDb »

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Lupita Nyong'o -- Red Carpet is Like a 'War Zone'

Lupita Nyong'o
Red Carpet is Like a 'War Zone'

Lupita Nyong'o thinks walking a red carpet is similar to fighting war on a battle field ... only the Oscar winning actress says the press line is WORSE -- because you can't fight the media.… READ MORE >

Lupita Nyong'o -- 12 Years a Babe [Bikini Photo]

Lupita Nyong'o
12 Years a Babe

Oscar winner and future "Star Wars" star Lupita Nyong'o showed off her picture perfect bikini body this week while walking along the beach in Maui.The 31-year-old is the hottest thing around, no… READ MORE >

- 206 days ago
Blackout On Maxim Hot 100

Maxim Hot 100
Blackout!

This is shocking ... not a single black woman cracked the top 10 on the just released  Maxim Hot 100 List.Rihanna didn't make the cut.  Ditto Lupita Nyong'o.  Same for Beyonce.Eight… READ MORE >

- 220 days ago
'12 Years a Slave' Star Lupita Nyong'o -- I Used to Pray For Lighter Skin

'12 Years a Slave' Star
I Used to Pray For Lighter Skin

"12 Years a Slave" star Lupita Nyong'o says she repeatedly prayed to God asking for lighter skin during her adolescence ... because she thought having dark black skin was a curse.Nyong'o was… READ MORE >

- 303 days ago

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