Actress who has appeared in many films, including 12 Years a Slave and Pariah.
Her first major role was in the 2006 film Half Nelson.
She has also appeared in TV shows, including episodes of Louie and Law & Order.
She is from Brooklyn, New York City and has six siblings. Her parents are from Nigeria.
She appeared in 12 Years a Slave alongside actor Chiwetel Ejiofor.