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Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Date :

March 01, 1983

Birth Place :

Mexico City, Mexico

Claim to fame :

As Patsey in "12 Years a Slave" (2013)

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Lupita Nyong'o Covers Glamour's Women of the Year Issue, Says Oprah Winfrey Is Her 'Reference Point'

November 04, 2014 03:39:12 GMT

graces the December cover of Glamour magazine for its annual Women of the Year issue. In an interview with the magazine, the Oscar-winning actress credits as someone whom she looked up to when she was growing up.
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Lupita Nyong'o, Cate Blanchett, Neil Patrick Harris Make Vanity Fair's Best-Dressed List

August 07, 2014 04:03:28 GMT

Vanity Fair released its 2014 International Best-Dressed list on Wednesday, August 6. Unsurprisingly, some celebrities who make the list are winners from this year's awards season as well as red-carpet favorites. Many names appear for the first time on the list.
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BET Awards 2014: Beyonce Dominates Full Winners List

June 30, 2014 05:04:19 GMT

The complete winners list of the 2014 BET Awards, which was held on Sunday night, June 29 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, has been revealed. led the pack with three nods including Best Female R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration (for her collaboration with "Drunk in Love") and the FANdemonium award.
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BET Awards 2014: Lupita Nyong'o and Chiwetel Ejiofor Win Movie Accolades

June 30, 2014 04:43:22 GMT

The 2014 BET Awards bestowed the movie accolades to "" stars and . The slavery movie itself was named Best Movie over "", "", "" and "".
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Lupita Nyong'o and Pharrell Williams Join Oscar Voting Body

June 27, 2014 03:44:23 GMT

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the only additions to the Academy's membership in 2014.
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Lupita Nyong'o Lands Her First Vogue Cover, Compares Red Carpet to 'War Zone'

June 19, 2014 15:58:03 GMT

graces the front page on Vogue's latest issue, marking her first time ever serving as a cover girl for the prestigious magazine. She reportedly becomes the second black woman from Africa to ever land the Vogue cover. The first one was Ethiopian model Liya Kebede.
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Lupita Nyong'o Shares Her Rare Snap Taken by Paparazzo

June 06, 2014 04:08:29 GMT

mocked the paparazzo, who succeeded in getting a picture of her private moment on Hawaiian beach. On June 5, she posted on her Instagram a picture of her bikini body side-by-side with a picture of a paparazzo who tried to take her picture. She wrote along with the image, "The paparazzi: They got me good!!! #FirstPapStakeout #ZoomLensesSuitableForHorrorFilms."
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Rihanna, Lupita Nyong'o and Blake Lively Shine at the CFDA Awards

June 03, 2014 06:18:11 GMT

, and are among celebrities who attended the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards. The three stars looked pretty with their beautiful outfits at the event which took place on Monday, June 2 in New York City.
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Lupita Nyong'o Officially on Board 'Star Wars Episode VII'

June 03, 2014 00:51:30 GMT

The rumors are true, is part of "Star Wars Episode VII" cast. The "" star read for a major female role back in March and apparently nailed it because the official announcement was made on Star Wars Facebook page and website.
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Lupita Nyong'o Among Guests at 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner

May 01, 2014 17:21:55 GMT

Some of celebrity guests invited for White House Correspondents' Dinner this year are revealed. is among the A-listers coming to annual bash along with "" actor , "" actress , and country singer .
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Lupita Nyong'o and Scarlett Johansson in Talks for Disney's 'Jungle Book'

April 24, 2014 03:26:08 GMT

Disney is eying and to be added to the cast ensemble of its live action/CGI hybrid adaption of "". According to The Hollywood Reporter, the two movie beauties are in negotiations to voice major characters in the flick.
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Lupita Nyong'o Named People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful' Woman

April 23, 2014 15:11:40 GMT

This is the year of . After winning Best Supporting Actress at Oscars for her brilliant performance in "", the 31-year-old star is named by People magazine the most beautiful person this year.
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Lupita Nyong'o on Waiting for Oscar Announcement: It Was 'Agony'

April 10, 2014 08:24:21 GMT

graces the cover of Marie Claire's May issue. The magazine's "Fresh Faces" in Hollywood issue, which will be available on newsstands on April 22, features other actresses on the front page in addition to the "" star. In an interview for the magazine, Lupita talks about being nervous while waiting for winner announcement at the Oscars.
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Lupita Nyong'o 'Honored' to Be Named Lancome's New Face

April 04, 2014 14:23:47 GMT

is revealed as the latest Lancome brand ambassador. A photo of the Oscar-winning actress in her first beauty campaign for the label was debuted on Friday, April 4.
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Lupita Nyong'o in Talks for 'Star Wars Episode 7'

March 15, 2014 01:30:02 GMT

Fresh off her big win as Best Supporting Actress at this year's Oscars, is added to the casting mix of "Star Wars Episode 7". Latino-Review reports the Kenyan beauty has been reading for a major female role for over the past month.
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Lupita Nyong'o Had Her First Big Break With Raunchy Kenyan Soap 'Shuga'

March 08, 2014 03:40:58 GMT

"" may have helped shoot to stardom, but she made waves years before the slavery movie. In 2009, the Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actress starred on a hit MTV show in Kenya which raised awareness about AIDS, HIV and safe sex.
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Chelsea Handler's Oscars Tweets on Lupita Nyong'o, '12 Years a Slave' Deemed Racist

March 04, 2014 00:29:39 GMT

is under fire for posting several racially charged tweets during the 86th Academy Awards. The comedienne became the guest tweeter for The Huffington Post on Sunday, March 2 and she may have gone too far with some of her comments.
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Oscars 2014: Lupita Nyong'o Wins Best Supporting Actress

March 03, 2014 03:29:31 GMT

won big at the 86th annual Academy Awards, thanks to her role in slavery drama "". She beat , , , and to receive the coveted Best Supporting Actress which was presented by .
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Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o and Jennifer Lawrence Dazzle on Red Carpet

March 03, 2014 00:58:07 GMT

, , and Olympic figure skaters and Tara Lipinski were among the early stars to arrive at the 86th Annual Academy Awards. They were on duty to cover the red carpet fashion for such media outlets as E! and Access Hollywood.
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2014 Indie Spirit Awards Full Winners List

March 02, 2014 01:13:16 GMT

"" is paving its way toward Oscar victory. The period drama came as big winner at the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards which was held Saturday, March 1 morning in Santa Monica, California.
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Lupita Nyong'o Was Bullied as Child for Her Skin Color

February 28, 2014 14:44:16 GMT

Even did not escape being bullied as a child. Born in Mexico, raised in Kenya and educated in the United States, the 30-year-old revealed during Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon on Thursday, February 27 that she used to be teased for her skin color.
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'12 Years a Slave' Swept Movie Categories at 2014 NAACP Awards

February 23, 2014 08:35:32 GMT

"" emerged as a big winner at the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, February 22. The slavery drama took home Outstanding Picture, Outstanding Director for Steve McQueen, Outstanding Writing for John Ridley and Outstanding Supporting Actress for .
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Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong'o, Amy Adams Attend 2014 Oscar Nominees Luncheon

February 11, 2014 04:55:10 GMT

A number of Oscar nominees stepped out Monday, February 10 to attend luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California. , and were among the Hollywood beauties coming to celebrate their nods before the live telecast of the Academy Awards on March 2.
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Vanity Fair Honors George Clooney, Lupita Nyong'o and More in New Hollywood Issue

February 04, 2014 04:12:55 GMT

The remarkable year of 2013 in movie becomes the highlight in the latest issue of Vanity Fair. A number of shining stars like "" actor and "" rising star grace the front page for its Hollywood edition.
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2014 SAG Awards: Lupita Nyong'o and Jared Leto Among Early Winners

January 19, 2014 02:21:18 GMT

was the first name called out as winner at the SAG Awards ceremony held on Saturday, January 18. The "" actress and newcomer beat "" star who was triumphant in the Supporting Actress category at the recent Golden Globes.
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2014 SAG Awards Red Carpet Ruled by Kerry Washington, Malin Akerman

January 19, 2014 01:53:47 GMT

Hollywood stars arrived at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to celebrate the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, January 18. Making a statement on the red carpet was and her baby bump.
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Dane DeHaan and Lupita Nyong'o Vie for BAFTA Rising Star Award

January 07, 2014 08:45:06 GMT

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has unveiled the nominations for this year's Rising Star award. , , , and George MacKay are the five young actors put in contention for the title.
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Lupita Nyong'o Skips '12 Years a Slave' Italian Premiere Amidst Poster Controversy

December 28, 2013 01:33:33 GMT

"" was premiered at the 18th annual Capri, Hollywood Film Festival that kicked off in the country on Friday, December 27 without any of its big stars in attendance, following controversy surrounding its posters which focused on its white supporting actors rather than the black main star. was originally expected to attend, but she was a no-show.
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2014 Golden Globe Awards Nominees Revealed

December 12, 2013 14:37:50 GMT

Steve McQueen's "" is looking at a bright future in this year's awards season by taking seven nominations at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards. HFPA announced its selection on Thursday, December 12 morning with the help of , and .
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