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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 Carl[a] (2011). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Orange Is the New Black
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Grandma Deathy
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 2017 Doubt (TV Series) (filming)
Cameron Wirth
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Cameron Wirth
- Episode #1.10 (2017) ... Cameron Wirth
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Cameron Wirth
- Clean Burn ... Cameron Wirth
 2015 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
- Leo Castellano Is My Son (2015) ... Sheena (voice)
 2015 Grandma
 2014 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (TV Series)
Adele Northrop
 2014 Faking It (TV Series)
- Lying Kings and Drama Queens (2014) ... Margot
 2014 Grand Street
 2013 36 Saints
 2012 The Exhibitionists
Blithe Stargazer
 2012 Migraine (Short)
 2011 Musical Chairs
 2011 Carl[a]
 2010 Bronx Paradise
 2009 Uncle Stephanie
 2009 Bored to Death (TV Series)
Transexual Prostitute
- Stockholm Syndrome (2009) ... Transexual Prostitute
 2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
- Sweetie (2008) ... Minnie
 2008 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
- Closet (2008) ... Candace
 2008 All Night (Short)
 2004 The Kings of Brooklyn
 2000 Betty Anderson (Short)
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[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.


She appeared on the cover of the June 9, 2014, issue of Time magazine, and was interviewed for the article "The Transgender Tipping Point" by Katy Steinmetz. This makes her the first openly transgender person to appear on the cover of Time in the magazine's history. See more »

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