Uzo Aduba


STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 255 this week
Trailer
2:26 | Trailer
Aduba began earning recognition for her work in 2003, with a performance in "Translations of Xhosa" at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that won her a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Play. Her Broadway debut was in 2007 as Toby in "Coram Boy". She was a member of the Original Revival Cast of "... See full bio »

We Recommend These 6 "Friends" Episodes to Make You Laugh

Now that all 10 seasons of "Friends" are available to stream, we've found 6 classic episodes guaranteed to make you laugh.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Inside the Actors Studio
Lupita Nyong'o (S23, Ep8)
Thu, Aug 06 1:30 AM PDT on OVATION (111)
My Little Pony: The Movie
Sat, Aug 15 12:00 AM PDT on FREFRM (066)

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 47 images
updated 11 Sep 2018
 
a list of 205 people
updated 18 Sep 2017
 
a list of 46 images
updated 25 Aug 2017
 
a list of 10 images
updated 13 Dec 2016
 
a list of 25 images
updated 13 Jan 2016
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 45 people
created 11 Aug 2012
 
a list of 36 people
created 21 Aug 2015
 
a list of 37 people
created 19 Jan 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Uzo Aduba's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Orange Is the New Black Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
(2013-2019)
(2017)
The Wiz Live! Glinda the Good Witch of the South
(2015)
(2016)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (27 credits)
 2021 Americanah (TV Series) (pre-production)
Aunty Uju
- Episode #1.10 (2021) ... Aunty Uju
- Episode #1.9 (2021) ... Aunty Uju
- Episode #1.8 (2021) ... Aunty Uju
- Episode #1.7 (2021) ... Aunty Uju
- Episode #1.6 (2021) ... Aunty Uju
 2020 Mrs. America (TV Mini-Series)
Shirley Chisholm
- Reagan (2020) ... Shirley Chisholm
- Houston (2020) ... Shirley Chisholm (credit only)
- Bella (2020) ... Shirley Chisholm (credit only)
- Jill (2020) ... Shirley Chisholm
- Phyllis & Fred & Brenda & Marc (2020) ... Shirley Chisholm (credit only)
 2016-2020 Steven Universe (TV Series)
Bismuth
- Bismuth Casual (2020) ... Bismuth (voice)
- Change Your Mind (2019) ... Bismuth (voice)
- Legs From Here to Homeworld (2018) ... Bismuth (voice)
- Reunited (2018) ... Bismuth (voice)
- Made of Honor (2018) ... Bismuth (voice)
 2019 Miss Virginia
Virginia Walden
 2019 Steven Universe: The Movie (TV Movie)
Bismuth (voice)
 2013-2019 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
- The Big House (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
- God Bless America (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren (credit only)
- The Thirteenth (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
- The Hidey Hole (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren (credit only)
- Baker's Dozen (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
 2018-2019 3Below: Tales of Arcadia (TV Series short)
Colonel Kubritz
- A Glorious End, Part Two (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
- A Glorious End, Part One (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
- Race to Trollmarket (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
- The Big Sleep (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
- The Fall of House Tarron (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
 2019/I Beats
Carla Monroe
 2018 We Are Boats
Sir
 2018 Candy Jar
Julia
 2017 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
- Economic Development Incentives (2017) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
 2017 My Little Pony: The Movie
Queen Novo (voice)
 2016 American Pastoral
Vicky
 2016 Showing Roots
Pearl
 2016 Tallulah
Detective Kinnie
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
Glinda the Good Witch of the South
 2015 Pearly Gates
Corrie
 2014 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Daughter Dudley
- Woody Harrelson/Kendrick Lamar (2014) ... Daughter Dudley (uncredited)
 2014 Leaked: Uzo Aduba's OITNB Audition Season 1 (Video short)
Uzo Aduba
 2013 How to Live Like a Lady (TV Movie)
Acting Teacher
 2013 Sing Along (Short)
Cafeteria Lady
 2012 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Nurse
- Nightmares (2012) ... Nurse
 2011 Wwjd (Short)
Bartender
 2007 Over There (Short)
 2005/II Notes (Short)
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Self (68 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial, "Wanna Be in It," with Ricky Gervais (Derek (2012)), Michael Kelly (House of Cards (2013)), Steven Van Zandt (Lilyhammer (2012)), Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black (2013)), and Danielle Brooks (Orange Is the New Black (2013)), each in character from their respective series, for Netflix original programming.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Uzo

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The day I found out I got the role [of Suzanne, aka "Crazy Eyes", on Orange Is the New Black (2013)], I had a terrible audition for another show, and so I was like, "You're done. You're not supposed to do this." And so I quit. Then 45 minutes later, I got the call that I'd got this job. See more »

Trivia:

She and Edward Asner are the only two people to win Emmys in both Drama and Comedy categories for playing the same character. Asner played the character of "Lou Grant" in The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970) (Comedy) and in Lou Grant (1977) (Drama), while Aduba owes her Emmys in Comedy (2014) and Drama (2015) for her performance as "Crazy Eyes" to Orange Is the New Black (2013)'s switch from the ... See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.



Recently Viewed