Thuso Mbedu on life in LA and mastering the American accent

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The underground railroad is Thuso Mbedu's debut in the US and it made history as she is the first South African to play lead in an American drama series.
The underground railroad is Thuso Mbedu's debut in the US and it made history as she is the first South African to play lead in an American drama series.
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Her name is on everyone's lips. Even Oprah can't stop gushing over her performance. 

South Africans had a day dedicated to her and a dance to celebrate her wins. 

Thuso Mbedu (29) is making South Africans proud in Hollywood. Drum grabbed a few minutes of her time after the premier of the international series she stars in. 

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