Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Amondi Nyong’o (México, D.F., 1 de marzo de 1983) es una actriz, directora de cine y videoclips mexicana-keniana.
Saltó a la fama en 2013 gracias a la película 12 años de esclavitud, del director británico Steve Rodney McQueen, por la que fue aclamada por la crítica.
Ganó el Óscar a la mejor actriz de reparto y el Premio SAG a la mejor actriz de reparto, y fue nominada al Globo de Oro a la mejor actriz de reparto y al BAFTA a la mejor actriz de reparto por dicha película, entre otros premios internacionales.

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  • Fecha de nacimiento: 1983-03-01
  • Lugar de nacimiento: Mexico City - Mexico


Lupita Nyong'o is an actress, film and music video director of dual Kenyan and Mexican citizenship. After graduating from Hampshire College with a bachelor's degree in film and theatre studies, Nyong'o worked as a production assistant on several Hollywood films. In 2008 she made her acting debut with the short film East River and subsequently starred in the Kenyan television series Shuga (2009). Also in 2009, she wrote, produced and directed the documentary film In My Genes. Nyong'o later completed a master's degree in acting from the Yale School of Drama, followed by her first feature film role in Steve McQueen's historical drama 12 Years a Slave (2013). Her role in the film was widely acclaimed, earning her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, among numerous other awards and nominations. In 2014, she was named "The Most Beautiful Woman" by People.