awards & nominations

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British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2013)
Won
Rising Star Award
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12 Years a Slave

In the years before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery...

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013)
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Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
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Actress in a Supporting Role

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