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Age36
Birthday 29 May, 1984
Birthplace Mobile, AL
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Dyed Blonde
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Orange Is The New Black
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Laverne Cox (born May 29, 1972) is an American actress and LGBTQ+ advocate. She rose to prominence with her role as Sophia Burset on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, becoming the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in any acting category, and the first to be nominated for an Emmy Award since composer Angela Morley in 1990. In 2015, she won a Daytime Emmy Award in Outstanding Special Class Special as executive producer for Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word, making her the first openly transgender woman to win the award. In 2017, she became the first transgender person to play a transgender series regular on broadcast TV as Cameron Wirth on CBSs Doubt.

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