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Adepero Oduye

1978-01-11 Brooklyn, New York, USA

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Adepero Oduye hails from Brooklyn, New York City by way of Nigeria. She is a graduate of Cornell University; and has studied acting with Wynn Handman, Austin Pendleton, and Susan Batson. Her name is pronounced "Add-eh-pair-o Oh-due-yay." Her theatre credits include Danai Gurira's play Eclipsed, at the Yale Repertory Theatre; The Bluest Eye, at the Hartford Stage and Long Wharf Theatres; and Fela!, in the AEA workshop, directed and choreographed by Bill T. Jones. Ms. Oduye first starred for writer/director Dee Rees as Alike in the award-winning short film Pariah. Among the other shorts that she has starred in are Gabriele Zamparini's Water; Russell Costanzo's The Tested; and Nadiah Hamzah's Sub Rosa.


Galveston Loraine 2018-10-19
Viper Club Keisha 2018-10-26
Widows Breechelle 2018-11-16
Geostorm Eni Adisa 2017-10-20
To Be Free Nina Simone 2017-03-25
The Dinner Nina 2017-05-05
Emily & Tim Meg (Segment 5) 2015-08-29
The Big Short Kathy Tao 2015-12-11
The Door O 2013-07-02
12 Years a Slave Eliza 2013-10-30
Steel Magnolias Annelle 2012-10-07
Pariah Alike 2011-12-28
Touch of Evil The Outlaw 2011-12-06
If I Leap Zipporah 2009-01-01
Half Nelson Crack Smoker 2006-08-11
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