Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Adepero Oduye and Paula Patton for Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair has just released their Hollywood issue with a 3-page editorial featuring actresses du jour, Paula Patton and  Nigerian-Adepero Oduye. Patton stars in Mission Impossible 4 and Oduye stars in Pariah which also features Kim Wayans.
Uber Glam we would say .

 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.

She has made guest appearances on such television programs as Louie and two Law & Order series.

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