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Laverne Cox

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.


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Born:
May 29, 1972 In Mobile, Alabama, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
21
First Appeared:
In the movie Carl(a) 2011-10-10
Latest Project:
Movie Promising Young Woman 2020-04-17
Known For
Poster of The Trans List

Laverne Cox Movies Filmography

Series
Visible: Out On Television
Herself 2020-02-14
Movie
Promising Young Woman
Gail 2020-04-17
Movie
Charlie's Angels
Bomb Instructor 2019-11-14
Movie
Savage X Fenty Show
Herself 2019-09-20
Movie
Can You Keep a Secret?
Cybill 2019-09-13
Series
Weird City
2019-02-13
Movie
We Won't Be Erased
2018-11-22
Movie
The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years: A Long Road to Freedom
Narrator (voice) 2018-03-01
Movie
Freak Show
Felicia Watts 2018-01-12
Series
Doubt
Cameron Wirth 2017-02-15
Movie
Free CeCe
Herself 2016-06-03
Movie
The Trans List
Herself 2016-12-05
Movie
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again
Dr. Frank-N-Furter 2016-10-20
Movie
Grandma
Deathy 2015-06-04
Series
Lip Sync Battle
Unknown 2015-04-02
Movie
Grand Street
Chardonnay 2014-05-02
Series
Faking It
Margot 2014-04-22
Series
Orange Is the New Black
Sophia Burset 2013-07-11
Series
The Mindy Project
Sheena 2012-09-25
Movie
The Exhibitionists
Blithe Stargazer 2012-09-22
Movie
Carl(a)
Cinnamon 2011-10-10