Uzo Aduba

D.O.B: Feb 10, 1981 |  Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Aduba began earning recognition for her work in 2003, with a performance in Translations of Xhosa at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that won her a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Play.

Biography

Aduba began earning recognition for her work in 2003, with a performance in Translations of Xhosa at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that won her a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Play. Her Broadway debut was in 2007 as Toby in Coram Boy. She was a member of the Original Revival Cast of Godspell at the Circle in the Square Theatre from 2011 through 2012. She also played the mother of the title character of Venice at The Public Theater in New York. Her first television appearance was on the TV Series Blue Bloods in 2012. In 2013 she began to receive wider recognition and acclaim for her portrayal of Suzanne Warren, also known as Crazy Eyes, in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black (2013).