STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 315 this week

Laverne Cox


Laverne Cox was born on May 29, 1972 in Mobile, Alabama, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Grandma (2015) and Carla (2011). See full bio »

Meet the Characters of 'Black Panther'

Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan, and the cast of Black Panther introduce their characters and the world of Wakanda. This and more in our Guide to Comic-Con.

Watch the video

Photos We Love From Comic-Con

View some of the photos that had our imaginations racing at San Diego Comic-Con.

View more Photos We Love

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Amazon Video

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 people
created 13 Jun 2013
 
a list of 46 people
created 31 Jul 2015
 
a list of 35 people
created 03 Jul 2016
 
a list of 29 people
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 43 people
created 2 weeks ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Laverne Cox's work have you seen?

User Polls

What You Missed at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

From the madness of the convention floor to the emotional panel reveals and star-studded interviews, catch up on all the unforgettable sights from Comic-Con.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con

Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black Sophia Burset
(2013-2017)
Grandma
Grandma Deathy
(2015)
Carla
Carla Cinnamon
(2011)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (23 credits)
 2017 The Trustee (TV Movie) (filming)
Amanda Jones
 2017/II Freak Show
Felicia Watts
 2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Sheena
- Leo Castellano Is My Son (2015) ... Sheena (voice)
 2015 Grandma
Deathy
 2014 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (TV Series)
Adele Northrop
 2014 Faking It (TV Series)
Margot
- Lying Kings and Drama Queens (2014) ... Margot
 2014 Grand Street
Chardonnay
 2013 36 Saints
Genesuis
 2012 The Exhibitionists
Blithe Stargazer
 2012 Migraine (Short)
Lola
 2011 Musical Chairs
Chantelle
 2011 Carla
Cinnamon
 2010 Bronx Paradise
Hooker
 2009 Uncle Stephanie
Stephanie
 2009 Bored to Death (TV Series)
Transexual Prostitute
- Stockholm Syndrome (2009) ... Transexual Prostitute
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Minnie
- Sweetie (2008) ... Minnie
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Candace
- Closet (2008) ... Candace
 2008 All Night (Short)
Layla
 2004 The Kings of Brooklyn
Girl
 2000 Betty Anderson (Short)
Deirdre
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (66 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (5 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

| | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[as one spokesperson for the transgender movement] Some folks, they just don't understand. And they need to get to know us as human beings. Others are just going to be opposed to us forever. But I do believe in the humanity of people and in people's capacity to love and to change.

Trivia:

During an interview with Michel Martin on the NPR talk show "Tell Me More", she revealed that she grew up in Mobile, Alabama. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

Contribute to This Page