Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

Actress
Laverne Cox is an American actress and LGBT advocate. She rose to prominence with her role as Sophia Burset on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, becoming the first transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in an acting category, and the first to be nominated for an Emmy Award since composer Angela Morley in 1990.Wikipedia
BornMay 29, 1972
HometownMobile, Alabama, United States of America
Height5'11" (1.80m)
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Videos

Laverne Cox explains why she's stopped lying about her age on The Ellen Show

Laverne Cox explains why she's stopped lying about her age on The Ellen Show
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Inventing Anna
Inventing Anna
2021
Promising Young Woman
Promising Young Woman
R
1h 53min
2020
Disclosure
Disclosure
1h 48min
2020
Can You Keep a Secret?
Can You Keep a Secret?
1h 34min
2019
A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years
A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years
2018
Doubt
Doubt
TV-14
0h 42min
2017
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again
2016
Megyn Kelly Presents
Megyn Kelly Presents
2016
A World of Dreams: Voices From the Out 100
A World of Dreams: Voices From the Out 100
2013
Carla
Carla
1h 35min
2011
TRANSform Me
TRANSform Me
2010

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2016Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesOrange Is the New BlackWinner
2015Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesOrange Is the New BlackWinner