Lupita Nyong’o: ‘The worst thing anyone’s said to me? I like it when you’re angry’

Published on Oct 12, 2019

The actor on wanting to visit Scotland and being kept awake by scary movies

Born in Mexico, Lupita Nyong’o, 36, was raised in Kenya. In 2013 she made her feature debut in Steve McQueen’s film 12 Years A Slave, a role that won her an Oscar. She starred in Black Panther, plays Maz Kanata in the Star Wars movies, and is in the forthcoming Little Monsters. This month she will publish Sulwe, a children’s book, and present a Channel 4 documentary, Warrior Women.

When were you happiest?

I thoroughly enjoyed high school in Nairobi: it was before everybody had a camera on their phone. I experimented with fashion and hairstyles that I am glad I don’t have any record of.

Read full article at: The Guardian - Film News

Author: Rosanna Greenstreet