– Ayo Edebiri, rising actress and writer, discusses challenges of her name for restaurant orders and career success.
– Starred in FX's hit show "The Bear," returning for season two, with film roles and MCU debut in "Thunderbolts."
– Recalls enduring mispronunciations but encourages efforts to correct.
– Contrasts with her character Sydney Adamu, sharing attention to detail and precision in words.
– Expresses writer's mindset, refining speech like editing a draft.
– Member of Writers Guild and SAG-AFTRA, interviewed before actor's strike.
– Reflects on anticipating confusion over her name and embracing corrections.
– Balances warmth, openness, banter in conversations.