Jump to
Latest Headlines Collections Wiki
share with facebook
share with twitter
1 of 17
The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in Inglewood, California
Actress Laverne Cox poses backstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at the Forum in Inglewood, California on August 24, 2014. UPI/Jim Ruymen
| License Photo
Laverne Cox News
First Prev Page 1 of 4 Last Next

Laverne Cox (born May 29)[1] is an American actress, reality television star, television producer, and LGBT advocate,[2][3][4] best 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,[5][6] and the first to be nominated for an Emmy Award since composer/musician Angela Morley in 1990.[7]

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Laverne Cox."