Uzo Aduba of OITNB Wins Her First Emmy!

By on August 18, 2014
2014 Creative Arts Emmy Awards - Press Room

Uzo Aduba walked away with an award for Guest Actress in a Comedy Series at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmys. The event held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California on August 16th. The award is the first emmy for Aduba who plays an inmate named "Crazy Eyes" in the Netflix women's prison drama, Orange is the New Black. 

Aduba is American of Nigerian decent who goes by the full name 'Uzoamaka Nwaneka Aduba'. She was raised in Massachusetts and attended Boston University. The 30-something year old was a competitive figure skater and recently completed the New York City Marathon! She even mimicked her mother's Nigerian accent during her appearance on Queen Latifah's talk show. Check it out below…

We are so proud of you Uzo! Keep up the great work; you make us proud!

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