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Laverne Cox

1972-05-29 Mobile, Alabama, USA

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Laverne Cox is an American actress, reality television star, television producer, and LGBT advocate. She became known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix television series Orange Is the New Black, for which she became the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in the acting category, and the first to be nominated for an Emmy Award since composer/musician Angela Morley in 1990. In 2015, she became the first openly transgender person to have a wax figure of herself at Madame Tussauds. In 2017, she became the first transgender person to play a transgender series regular on broadcast TV as Cameron Wirth on Doubt on CBS.


Bad Hair Virgie 2020-01-23
Disclosure: Trans Lives On Screen 2020-01-23
Promising Young Woman Gail 2020-04-17
Savage X Fenty Show Herself 2019-09-20
Can You Keep a Secret? Cybill 2019-09-13
Charlie's Angels Bomb Instructor 2019-11-14
Freak Show Felicia Watts 2018-01-12
We Won't Be Erased 2018-11-22
The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years: A Long Road to Freedom Narrator (voice) 2018-03-01
Gavin Grimm vs. Herself 2017-09-21
Time Marches Forward & So Do We Narrator 2017-08-10
The Trans List Herself 2016-12-05
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again Dr. Frank-N-Furter 2016-10-20
Free CeCe Herself 2016-06-03
Grandma Deathy 2015-06-04
The T Word Herself 2014-10-17
Grand Street Chardonnay 2014-05-02
The Exhibitionists Blithe Stargazer 2012-09-22
Carl(a) Cinnamon 2011-10-10