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Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

American actress and LGBT advocate
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
Net worth$6 million
Height5'11" (1.80m)
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Laverne Cox is 'recently single'

  • Laverne Cox has revealed she is recently single. During an appearance on Thursday's episode of The Viall Files podcast, the actress opened up about ending her relationship with her boyfriend of almost four years. "I am recently single. This is the first time i'm saying this in a public form," Laverne, 51, said. "It's really new, it's literally over a month. It's weird to talk about." The Orange Is the New Black star has never publicly revealed the name of her now-ex, but confirmed they met "duri

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Eye-catching fashion from the People's Choice Awards

The People's Choice Awards took place on Feb. 18. CNN highlighted some of the night's most glamorous looks. Laverne Cox wore a 1987 Thierry Mugler bustier, opera gloves and a Giuseppe Di Morabito skirt. Ice Spice rocked a burnt-orange Dolce & Gabbana dress with a satin bra top and leopard-patterned tights underneath. Heeled sandals and Le Vian jewelry rounded out the new artist of the year's look. Billie Eilish stayed true to her own style with baggy pants, big shoes, a sweater vest and tie.
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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

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