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Adepero Oduye

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.

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Jan 11, 1978 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order 1990-09-13
Latest Project:
Series Five Days at Memorial 2022
Known For
Poster of Widows
Poster of The Big Short
Poster of 12 Years a Slave
Poster of Pariah
Series Five Days at Memorial Karen Wynn 2022
Movie Lines Unknown 2021-02-10
Series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Sarah Wilson 2021-03-19
Movie Tazmanian Devil Elizabeth Ayodele 2020-08-22
Series Monsterland Amy Cooke 2020-10-02
Series When They See Us Nomsa Brath 2019-05-31
Movie Galveston Loraine 2018-10-10
Movie Widows Breechelle 2018-11-06
Movie Viper Club Keisha 2018-10-26
Movie To Be Free Nina Simone 2017-03-25
Movie The Dinner Nina 2017-05-05
Movie Geostorm Eni Adisa 2017-10-13
Movie Emily & Tim Meg (Segment 5) 2015-08-29
Movie The Big Short Kathy Tao 2015-12-11
Movie The Door O 2013-07-02
Movie 12 Years a Slave Eliza 2013-10-18
Movie Steel Magnolias Annelle 2012-10-07
Movie Pariah Alike 2011-12-27
Movie Touch of Evil The Outlaw 2011-12-06
Movie If I Leap Zipporah 2009-01-01
Series The Unusuals Regina Plank 2009-04-08
Movie Pariah Alike 2007-04-19
Movie Half Nelson Crack Smoker 2006-08-11
Movie On the Outs Adepero 2004-09-11
Series Law & Order: Criminal Intent Jackie 2001-09-30
Series Law & Order Traci Sands 1990-09-13