Lupita Nyong'o


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  • Birth Place: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/01/1983, Pisces
  • Profession: Actor
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Star Wars: Episode VII Adds Two Cast Members

Two aspiring actors have landed roles in J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Wars movie after auditioning through an open casting call, according to the project's website.

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Lupita Nyong'o, Game of Thrones' Gwendoline Christie Join Star Wars: Episode VII

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o and Game of ThronesGwendoline Christie have joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode VII, Lucasfilm announced Monday on

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12 Years a Slave: Video Review
Lupita Nyong'o Speechless After Oscar Win
Lupita Nyong'o Cast in Star Wars Episode VII

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2014 Tavis Smiley: Episode
Season 11, Episode 5
Episode, Guest
2014 Late Night With Jimmy Fallon: Episode
Season 5, Episode 259
Episode, Guest
2014 2014 MTV Movie Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 12 Years A Slave Movie, Actor - Patsey
2009 Shuga TV Show Series, Actor

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Who Was Named People's "Most Beautiful" Star?

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o was named "Most Beautiful" by People, landing the coveted cover of the annual issue.

"It was exciting and just a major, major compliment," the 12 Years a Slave star said. "I was happy for all the girls who would see me on [it] and feel a little more seen."

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MTV Movie Awards: Hunger Games Wins Big, a Tribute to Paul Walker, and a Star-Studded Opening

Hunger Games: Catching Fire was the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards, which also featured a tribute to the late Paul Walker and a star-studded opening from host Conan O'Brien.  

MTV Movie Awards: Hot red carpet looks

Broadcast live on Sunday night, O'Brien opened the show with a massive taped sketch that included 50 celebrity cameos. Beginning with Andy Samberg, the late-night host managed to crash a photo-shoot with ... read more

Star Wars: Episode VII Adds Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca

Peter Mayhew will reprise his role as Chewbacca in the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Star Wars: Episode VII Reveals First Plot Details

Though the cast has yet to be announced, the first plot details of Star Wars: Episode VII have been revealed.

Spring 2014: Must-watch new shows

According to the film's website, J.J. Abrams' upcoming Star Wars installment will take place ... read more

Who's Starring in Star Wars: Episode VII?

Though no official castings have been announced, the rumor mill is working overtime when it comes to reported castings for Star Wars: Episode VII. So who might be feeling the force in J.J. Abrams' upcoming installment?

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