Michaela Jaé (MJ) Rodriguez

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Mj Rodriguez is an actress, best known for her work in Nurse Jackie (2011), Carrie Diaries (2013), Dear Pauline (2014), new internet series [Blank] My Life (2016) and Netflix show Luke Cage (2016). She is also known for her Musical Theater credit as Angel Dumont Schunard in the Original Off-Broadway Revival of Rent in 2011. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »


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Pose Blanca Rodriguez
Nurse Jackie Lonna


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 2022 Tarzana (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 ... Sofia (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2021 tick, tick...BOOM!
Carolyn (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2021 Something to Say (Short)
Michaela Jaé
 2021 Hot White Heist (Podcast Series)
- Hot White Heist (2021) ... Eve (voice, as MJ Rodriguez)
- Your Idiot (2021) ... Eve (voice, as MJ Rodriguez)
- Cartography (2021) ... Eve (voice, as MJ Rodriguez)
- The Train Job (2021) ... Eve (voice, as MJ Rodriguez)
- I'm In (2021) ... Eve (voice, as MJ Rodriguez)
 2018-2021 Pose (TV Series)
Blanca Rodriguez
- Series Finale (Part II) (2021) ... Blanca Rodriguez (as MJ Rodriguez)
- Series Finale (Part I) (2021) ... Blanca Rodriguez (as MJ Rodriguez)
- Something Old, Something New (2021) ... Blanca Rodriguez (as MJ Rodriguez)
- Something Borrowed, Something Blue (2021) ... Blanca Rodriguez (as MJ Rodriguez)
- Take Me to Church (2021) ... Blanca Rodriguez (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2019/I Adam
Emma (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2018 Mila Jam: bruised (Short) (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2018 The Big Take
Robyn (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2018 Peppermint feat. Cazwell: Blend (Music Video)
Model 3 (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2018 Gema (Short)
Gema (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2017 Bun in the Oven (Short)
Bertha (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2017 Saturday Church
Ebony (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2016 Luke Cage (TV Series)
Sister Boy
- Manifest (2016) ... Sister Boy (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2016 [Blank] My Life (TV Series)
- Mr. Owl (2016) ... Kerry (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2015 The Whitlock Academy (TV Series)
Acting Student
- Sheeeeeeeeeitspeare 101 (2015) ... Acting Student (as MJ Rodriguez)
- Class in Session (2015) ... Acting Student (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2014 Dear Pauline Jean (Short)
MJ (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2013 The Carrie Diaries (TV Series)
Fabulous Clubgoer #2
- Read Before Use (2013) ... Fabulous Clubgoer #2 (as MJ Rodriguez)
 2012 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
- No-Kimono-Zone (2012) ... Lonna (as MJ Rodriguez)
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(August 18 to September 8, 2017) She acted in the musical, "Burn All Night," in a world premiere American Repertory Theatre production at the Oberon Theatre in Cambridge, Massachusetts with Kristina Albarado; Ken Clark; Lincoln Clauss; Perry Sherman; Gabrielle Carrubba; Aurie Ceylon; Marquis Johnson; Ashley LaLonde; AJ Rafael ... See more »

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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

MJ Rodriguez | Mj Rodriguez


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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First trans woman to be nominated for an Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.



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