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Laverne Cox (born May 29, 1972) is an American actress from Mobile, Alabama. She got her break on reality TV before being cast as Sophia on ''Series/OrangeIsTheNewBlack'', a role that catapulted her into the public eye. Like Sophia, Cox is a trans woman, and is an LGBTQ+ advocate widely seen as a trailblazer for trans people. In addition to ''Orange'', Cox has appeared on shows like ''Series/TheMindyProject'' and ''Series/{{Doubt}}'', and played Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the 2016 television film remake of ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'', ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShowLetsDoTheTimeWarpAgain''.


* ''Series/OrangeIsTheNewBlack'' (2013-2019): Sophia Burset
* ''Series/TheMindyProject'' (2015-2017): Sheena
* ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShowLetsDoTheTimeWarpAgain'' (2016): Dr. Frank-N-Furter
* ''Series/{{Doubt}}'' (2017): Cameron Wirther
* ''Series/WeirdCity'' (2019): Liquia
* ''WesternAnimation/TucaAndBertie'' (2019): Ebony Black (voice)
* ''Series/DearWhitePeople'' (2019): Cynthia Fray

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