Lupita Nyong'o – In yet another honor for Lupita Nyong'o, the actress was named one of Glamour's Women of the Year. She's had a busy 2014, as the following images show.
Lupita Nyong'o – Nyong'o's striking looks have wowed audiences and critics, who have singled her out for her wardrobe and beauty.
Lupita Nyong'o – Nyong'o hugs "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen after winning the best supporting actress Oscar.
Lupita Nyong'o – She won multiple accolades for "12 Years," including best supporting actress at the 19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards.
Lupita Nyong'o – "12 Years A Slave" was Nyong'o's first feature film.
Lupita Nyong'o – The actress delivers an emotional performance with her portrayal of Patsey.
Lupita Nyong'o – "12 Years A Slave" chronicles the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery (played by Chiwetel Ejiofor, right).
Lupita Nyong'o – "There is something about acting that's mysterious and magical, because there is only so much I can do to prepare, and then I have to just let go and breathe and believe that it will come through," Nyong'o said.
Lupita Nyong'o – In the film, Nyongo's character is a young slave who has a volatile relationship with her erratic slave master.
Lupita Nyong'o – Nyong'o poses after her win at the annual Screen Actors Guild Awards as best female actor in a supporting role award on January 18.
Lupita Nyong'o – Nyong'o attends the 14th annual AFI Awards Luncheon in Beverly Hills, California, on January 10.
Lupita Nyong'o – "In praising me, I feel like (Patsey's) spirit is being uplifted," Nyong'o said, "because what I met in those pages of Solomon Northup's book was heartbreaking."
Lupita Nyong'o – Breaks were crucial on the set. "Having those moments of lightness and separation from the work we were doing on set was very important," Nyong'o said.
Lupita Nyong'o – "12 Years A Slave" has been hailed by many as one of the best movies of the year.