BBC News – 12 Years a Slave actress Lupita Nyong’o wins Independent Spirit Award

| March 2, 2014

12 Years a Slave actress Lupita Nyong’o wins Independent Spirit Award

By Tim Masters

Entertainment correspondent, BBC News, in Santa Monica

12 Years a Slave actress Lupita Nyong’o wins Independent Spirit Award

Lupita Nyong'o and Steve McQueen with their  Independent Spirit awards, Santa Monica, 1 March 2014Lupita Nyong’o and Steve McQueen both won awards for 12 Years a Slave

Rising star Lupita Nyong’o won an Independent Spirit award on Saturday for her debut movie role in 12 Years a Slave and told the audience: “Not a bad way to celebrate my birthday.”

The Kenyan actress turned 31 a day before the Oscars where she is a front runner for best supporting actress. Lupita Nyong’o and Steve McQueen both won awards for 12 Years a Slave

Rising star Lupita Nyong’o won an Independent Spirit award on Saturday for her debut movie role in 12 Years a Slave and told the audience: “Not a bad way to celebrate my birthday.”

The Kenyan actress turned 31 a day before the Oscars where she is a front runner for best supporting actress.

via BBC News – 12 Years a Slave actress Lupita Nyong’o wins Independent Spirit Award.

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