Adepero Oduye

About Adepero Oduye

Who is it?: Actress, Writer, Director
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 2002–present

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Adepero Oduye was born, is Actress, Writer, Director. 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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💰 Net worth: $400,000

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Biography/Timeline

2015

In 2015, she shared the screen with Steve Carell in Adam McKay’s comedy-drama The Big Short, which won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

2017

In 2017, she co-starred in the drama thriller The Dinner, with Richard Gere. She appeared in the 2017 sci-fi action film Geostorm.

2019

She made her directorial debut with Breaking In, a short film about a young black man's first time being stopped and frisked by the NYPD, based on her brother’s early experience. The film has garnered several film festival acknowledgments and awards.