Ten Things to Know About Lupita Nyong'o

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Homegrown

She may be new to Hollywood, but Lupita had a thriving career as an actress and filmmaker in her native Kenya. She starred in the television series Shuga and in 2009, she wrote, directed, and produced the documentary In My Genes, about the treatment of Kenya’s albino population.

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