Temídayo Amay

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    Temídayo Amay
    Place of birth Washington, DC[1]
    Nationality American
    Pronouns they/them/he/him[1][2]
    Gender identity nonbinary genderqueer[1]
    Occupation actor, activist, filmmaker, healer, designer
    Links Instagram

    Temídayo Amay (also written Tẹmídayọ Amay[3]) is a Yoruba Nigerian American actor, designer, healer, activist, and filmmaker.[1] They were born in Washington, D.C.[1] and grew up in Maryland. They have a BA in theater from the University of Maryland.[4] In 2020, Amay won a Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Supporting Performer in a Play, for their part playing Gifty in Jocelyn Bioh's "School Girls; or, the African Mean Girls Play."[4]

    References[edit | edit source]

    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Krishawn, Billie (16 September 2020). "Billie Krishawn speaks with artist/activist Temídayo Amay for The SoSu Series". DC Theatre Scene. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved 3 October 2020.
    2. Instagram bio, accessed 19 October 2023
    3. @Studio_Theatre (20 June 2020). "In honor of Juneteenth, we asked five Black, Studio-affiliated artists to consider what freedom means to them. Our third response is by Tẹmídayọ Amay. More video responses to come, so stay tuned >> bit.ly/2YikOIt" – via Twitter.
    4. 4.0 4.1 Folliard, Patrick (24 September 2020). "Non-binary actor wins Helen Hayes Award". Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved 3 October 2020.

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