Lupita Nyong'o

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Lupita Nyong'o
Nyong'o on the cover of Ms. magazine
BornLupita Amondi[1] Nyong'o
(1983-03-01) 1 Mairch 1983 (age 41)
Mexico City, Mexico
CitizenshipMexican an Kenyan
Alma materHampshire College (BA)
Yale Schuil f Drama (MFA)
Years active2004–present
PawrentsPeter Anyang' Nyong'o
Dorothy Nyong'o
KinIsis Nyong'o (cousin)
Tavia Nyong'o (cousin)

Lupita Nyong'o (/ˌlˈptə ˈnjɔːŋ/, loo-PEE-tə NYAWNG-oh; born Mairch 1, 1983) is a Mexican-Kenyan actress an film director.[2]

Filmografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

As actress[eedit | eedit soorce]

Film an televeesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 East River F Short film
2013 12 Years a Slave Patsey
2014 Non-Stop Gwen Lloyd
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Maz Kanata
2016 The Jungle Book Raksha (voice)
Queen of Katwe Nakku Harriet
2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Maz Kanata
2018 Black Panther Nakia
Little Monsters Miss Caroline Post-production
Year Teetle Role Notes
2009–2012 Shuga Ayira Lead role (Series 1–2)
2017–2018 Star Wars Forces of Destiny Maz Kanata Vyce role; Main role
2018 Star Wars Rebels Maz Kanata Vyce (archive recordin)
Episode "A World Between Worlds"

As crew member[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Constant Gardener Production assistant
2006 The Namesake Production assistant
2007 Where God Left His Shoes Production assistant
2009 In My Genes Director, writer, producer an editor Documentary film
The Little Things You Do Director Muisic video

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "School of Drama 2012-2013" (PDF), Bulletin of Yale University, 30 August 2012, retrieved 6 December 2014
  2. Terra: "Actriz de '12 Years a Slave' presume orgullo mexicano". September 8, 2013.