Hollywood is littered with talents who have Nigerian roots, with one or both parents or grandparents being Nigerian. Here are 14 gorgeous women have played lead or supporting roles in movies and TV shows.

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Image: Carmen Ejogo speaking on stage at the ‘Black Girls Rock!’ BET Special

Carmen Ejogo is British actress and singer. Her father is Nigerian and her mother is Scottish, but she was born and raised in London. Her film credits include – What’s the Worst That Could Happen?, Away We Go, Sparkle, Alex Cross, The Purge: Anarchy, Boycott and Selma.

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