Adepero Oduye

Birthday:

01/11/1978

Place of birth:

Brooklyn, New York, USA:

Biography:

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.


Film Credits

(2018)
as
(2017)
as Eni Adisa
(2017)
as Nina
(2017)
as Nina Simone
(2015)
as Kathy Tao
(2015)
as Meg (Segment 5)
(2013)
as Eliza
(2013)
as O
(2012)
as Annelle
(2011)
as Alike
(2011)
as The Outlaw
(2009)
as Zipporah
(2006)
as Crack Smoker
(2004)
as Adepero
()
as Keisha

Production Credits

(2017)
Director
(2017)
Writer
(2014)
Director