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Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

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    • May 29th, 1972
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.

Filmography

Acting (11 Credits)

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2021Jolt as Detective Nevin
2021Amend: The Fight for America
2020Disclosure
2020Bad Hair as Virgie
2020Promising Young Woman as Gail
2019Can You Keep a Secret? as Cybill
2019Charlie's Angels as Bomb Instructor
2017Freak Show as Felicia Watts
2017Doubt as Cameron Wirth
2016The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again as Dr. Frank-N-Furter
2015Grandma as Deathy

Herself (2 Credits)

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