Laverne Cox

1984 - Today

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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Laverne Cox has received more than 11,921,099 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Laverne Cox is the 4,968th most popular actor (up from 5,352nd in 2019), the 7,765th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,870th in 2019) and the 2,457th most popular American Actor.

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  • 56.74

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  • 34

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  • 2.62

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  • 4.52

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Among actors, Laverne Cox ranks 4,968 out of 10,030. Before her are Emile Hirsch, Marc Cherry, John Hodiak, Allison Mack, Bibi Besch, and Donna Mills. After her are Wendie Malick, Taylor Schilling, Erick Avari, Hippolyte Girardot, William Zabka, and Can Yaman.

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Among people born in 1984, Laverne Cox ranks 94Before her are Yolandi Visser, Bruno Soriano, Danay García, Giampaolo Pazzini, Paul Dano, and Alberto Aquilani. After her are Taylor Schilling, Max Riemelt, Makoto Hasebe, Dustin Moskovitz, Eric Trump, and Gökhan Inler.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Laverne Cox ranks 7,765 out of 15,968. Before her are Sandra Harding (1935), Gail Goodrich (1943), George Pataki (1945), Jimmy Witherspoon (1920), Jason Mraz (1977), and Donna Mills (1940). After her are Wendie Malick (1950), Jimmy Carl Black (1938), Reba McEntire (1955), Taylor Schilling (1984), Arlo Guthrie (1947), and William Zabka (1965).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Laverne Cox ranks 2,457Before her are James Cruze (1884), William Christopher (1932), Emile Hirsch (1985), Marc Cherry (1962), John Hodiak (1914), and Donna Mills (1940). After her are Wendie Malick (1950), Taylor Schilling (1984), William Zabka (1965), Tess Harper (1950), A Martinez (1948), and Verna Felton (1890).

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