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Lupita Nyong'o wins supporting actress Oscar for '12 Years a Slave'
March 3, 2014 / 3:17 AM / 4 years ago

Lupita Nyong'o wins supporting actress Oscar for '12 Years a Slave'

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (Reuters) - Lupita Nyong‘o won the Oscar for best supporting actress on Sunday for her depiction of hardworking slave Patsey in drama “12 Years a Slave,” capping a breakout awards season for the Yale-trained Kenyan actress.

Nyong‘o, 31, won her first Oscar after earning the same award from her peers at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in January. (Reporting By Eric Kelsey; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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