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Laverne Cox

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Birthday
29, 1972
Birthplace
Mobile, AL
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Mobile, AL

About

Actress best known for playing Sophia Burset on the Netflix comedy series Orange Is the New Black. She made news in 2014 by being the first transgender person in over twenty years to be nominated for an Emmy. She later starred in CBS' Doubt

Before Fame

She graduated from Marymount Manhattan College and appeared on the first season of the reality series I Want to Work for Diddy. 

Trivia

She was ranked first on The Guardian's 2014 World Pride Power List of important members of the LGBT community. 

Family Life

Her twin brother, M. Lamar, also appeared on Orange Is the New Black. In 2016, she began dating Jono Freedrix

Associated With

She appeared in the music video for John Legend's "You & I (Nobody In The World)" in 2014.