Chiwetel Ejiofor as Solomon Northup in the film '12 Years A Slave'. Photo Credit: Fox Searchlight

Oscars 2014: Lupita Nyong'o Wins Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

The ballots have been cast, and the winner has been chosen. Lupita Nyong’o has won the award for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for her work in the film 12 Years a Slave.

Everyone has their role to play in a motion picture; the directors bring their visions to light from behind the camera, composers make things happen from behind a mixer, and actors and actresses bring their characters to life in front of the camera.

While most people tend to remember the lead in a movie, some of the most important characters in a film are the supporting cast. Without them, the story would never fully come to life before our eyes.

Here is a look at Nyong’o as she accepts her Award and hold her trophy high.

Credit: Zombie Prophet

Credit: Zombie Prophet


Here is a look at the nominees.

Sally Hawkins – Blue Jasmine

Jennifer Lawrence – American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o – 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts – August Osage County

June Squibb – Nebraska


Tonight is the biggest night in all of Hollywood. The Oscars is the night where all the greatest actors and actresses gather to celebrate excellence in all aspects of film. Everything from actors in leading roles to the man or woman sitting behind a keyboard putting together an amazing score to make your favorite scenes in your favorite movies all that much better.

Throughout the night, talk show host and comedienne Ellen DeGeneres will be guiding you though tonight’s festivities as she hosts the 86th Annual Academy Awards live at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

Make sure to check back with FanSided throughout the night as we bring you all the winners, the laughs, the tears, and everything that comes with the greatest night in all of Hollywood.

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