Femi Taylor

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Femi Taylor
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Born (1961-04-08) April 8, 1961 (age 61)
OccupationActress, dancer
Years active1980–present
Partner(s)Claus Skytte Kamper
Children2

Femi Taylor is a Nigerian-British actress who is famous for playing Oola in Return of the Jedi, a Star Wars movie. She has also acted in TV shows and plays, and studied dance in New York.[1]

Life[change | change source]

She was born in Nigeria.[2] Her father gave her to missionaries because her mother died giving birth and he couldn't take care of all their kids alone.[3] She was adopted by a couple from England and grew up there.[3][1]

She now runs an interior design company.[4]

She has two children and is married to Claus Skytte Kamper.[source?]

Career[change | change source]

She played a slave dancer Oola in Return of the Jedi, the last film of the original trilogy. She reprised the part fourteen years later, filming new scenes for the 1997 Special Edition release.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 MerriCatherine. "Star Wars' Black Slave". Medium. Retrieved 2020-11-17.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0852361/
  3. 3.0 3.1 Pohl, Uscha. "[All About] Femi Taylor — Part 1". VERY. No. 17. Retrieved 2020-11-17.
  4. "PROFILE". zambezi-designs. Archived from the original on 2020-09-18. Retrieved 2020-11-17.

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