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Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

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Actress

Birth Place :

Mobile, Alabama, USA

Claim to fame :

As Sophia Burset in "Orange Is the New Black" (2013) (TV)

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John Oliver Slams America's Inaccurate Sex Education, Enlists Laverne Cox for His Sex Ed Video

August 11, 2015 08:59:57 GMT

once again made the right point about some hilarious policies applied in America. This time, the British comedian blasted the nation's lack of proper sex education to teenage boys and girls in high school on the Sunday, August 9 episode of "".
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Caitlyn Jenner Thanks Laverne Cox for Support, Exchanges 'TransIsBeautiful' Posts on Twitter

June 18, 2015 08:42:33 GMT

is grateful for immense support she has been receiving since her debut on Vanity Fair's cover. The former Olympic athlete took to Twitter to thank fellow trans woman for her abundant support throughout her transition process.
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Laverne Cox 'Grateful' for Undergoing Gender Transition in Private

June 12, 2015 02:49:49 GMT

posed as the Statue of Liberty, a symbol of freedom, for the cover of June 19 issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine in honor of Pride Month. The "" actress talked about 's transition and said that she was grateful for having private gender transition.
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Laverne Cox to Be the First Transgender Immortalized in Wax at Madame Tussauds

June 09, 2015 08:07:44 GMT

was announced on Monday, June 8, to be the first transgender who got a wax figure at Madame Tussauds in honor of Pride Month. The "" star's wax figure would debut on June 26 during Pride Weekend festivities.
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Laverne Cox Thinks Bruce Jenner Is 'Courageous' and 'Revolutionary'

April 28, 2015 07:41:57 GMT

A transgender herself, dubbed "courageous" for coming clean about his gender transformation. Being interviewed by AJ Calloway of "Extra", she admitted to have spoken with the former Olympian just hours after his emotional interview with Diane Sawyer was aired.
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Laverne Cox Poses Nude for Allure Magazine, Shares Inspirational Words

April 17, 2015 03:00:10 GMT

"" star took it all off, posing nude for Allure magazine's May issue. The photo features the actress lying on cloth , showing off her bare body in a black-and-white theme. She was initially unsure about posing nude, but after she reconsidered it, she thought that it would do a favor for other black transgenders like her.
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Ciara, Laverne Cox Walk the Runway at New York Fashion Week

February 14, 2015 06:31:22 GMT

is among stars who walked the runway at New York Fashion Week on Thursday, January 12 at the Theater at Lincoln Center in New York City. The "" star confidently strutted her stuff in front of audience. Wearing a flowing red dress, Cox made a grand entrance and twirled around in her gorgeous dress.
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'Orange Is the New Black' Star Laverne Cox Cast on CBS Legal Drama

February 11, 2015 21:31:04 GMT

has landed a lead role on CBS legal drama "Doubt". The actress best known for her role as a transgender inmate on Netflix's "" will again take on a transgender role in the pilot which is up for consideration for the upcoming 2015-2016 schedule.
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Laverne Cox Lands Guest Stint on 'The Mindy Project'

February 05, 2015 04:06:34 GMT

Currently enjoying a hiatus from her hit TV show "", has been confirmed to guest star in an episode of "". The 30-year-old star is set to portray the role of Tamra's [Xosha Roquemore] cousin "who helps 's character get her confidence back," E! News reports.
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Demi Lovato, Laverne Cox and Lucy Hale Go Purple for Spirit Day

October 17, 2014 04:09:51 GMT

, and were among celebrities who showed their support for Spirit Day on Thursday, October 16. Demi took to Twitter to share a "purpelized" photo of her along with caption, "Let's show LGBT youth we've got their backs. Stand up against bullying for #spiritday! http://glaad.org/spiritday."
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Emmy Awards 2014: Sofia Vergara, Laverne Cox, Kerry Washington Dazzle on Red Carpet

August 26, 2014 01:09:24 GMT

Numerous stars packed the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles for the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards. Among those who hit the red carpet at the Monday, August 25 event were , and . The three stars looked beautiful in various ensembles they chose for the annual awards event.
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Laverne Cox Reacts to Being the First Transgender Actress Who Gets Emmy Nomination

July 11, 2014 03:56:56 GMT

has made history with her Emmy nomination, being the first openly transgender actress who gets the honor. In an interview with USA Today, the "" star shares her feeling after learning of the good news. "Apparently I'm the first openly transgender actress to be honored for an Emmy," she says.
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Transgender Actress Laverne Cox Lands Time Magazine Cover

May 30, 2014 03:03:11 GMT

graces the cover of Time magazine's June 9 issue. The "" star becomes the first transgender woman who is featured on the magazine's front page. Cox, who is also an activist, sports a skin tight blue dress on the cover and talks about her attempt to commit suicide due to bullying in an accompanying interview.
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Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox Honored With GLAAD Media Awards

April 14, 2014 01:56:03 GMT

The 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards was held on Saturday night, April 12 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. During the event, 12 of 29 awards were handed to the honorees with Ross Mathews serving as the host.
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Laverne Cox on Julianne Hough's Blackface Costume: 'I Wasn't Offended'

October 30, 2013 02:14:03 GMT

"" star has weighed in controversy surrounding 's blackface Halloween costume. Dressing up as Black Eyes from the popular Netflix series, Hough attended a party with her friends on Friday, October 25. Hough later apologized via Twitter, saying that she was a fan of the show and actress who plays the character.
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