Lupita Nyong'o (born March 1, 1983) is a Mexican-born Kenyan actress, model, and director, best down for her roles in 12 Years a Slave —for which she won an Academy Award— and Maz Kanata in Star Wars, which began a relationship with Disney that is ongoing, with her film roles through 2016 being for Disney and/or Marvel.
- The Constant Gardener (2005; production assistant)
- The Namesake (2006); production assistant)
- 12 Years a Slave (2013) as Patsey
- Non-Stop (2014) as Gwen Lloyd
- Star Wars (2015 — present) as Maz Kanata:
- The Jungle Book (2016) as Raksha (voice only)
- Black Panther (2018) as Nakia