February 10, 1981
40 years old
5 ft 8 in | 173 cm tall
36-30-38 in | 91.5-76-96.5 cm
65 kg | 143 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Uzoamaka Nwanneka Aduba was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, on February 10, 1981, is an American actress.
Young Uzo Aduba first started her career on the New York City stage.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Pearly Gates (2015) in role as Corrie.
She got her television debut in CBS police procedural drama series Blue Bloods (2012) in episode "Nightmares", in role as Nurse.
Her breakthrough performance came as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in Netflix comedy drama television series Orange Is the New Black (2013-2019).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "Coram Boy" (2007) in role as Toby, at Imperial Theatre.
Tallulah (2016) comedy drama opposite Elliot Page, Allison Janney and Tammy Blanchard
American Pastoral (2016) crime drama with Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly and Dakota Fanning
Showing Roots (2016) comedy drama opposite Maggie Grace, Elizabeth McGovern and Adam Brody
She voiced Queen Novo in animated musical fantasy film My Little Pony: The Movie (2017).
Candy Jar (2018) romantic comedy with Sami Gayle and Jacob Latimore
We Are Boats (2018) fantasy opposite Angela Sarafyan, Adriana Mather and Justin Cornwell
Beats (2019) coming-of-age drama with Anthony Anderson, Emayatzy Corinealdi and Paul Walter Hauser
Miss Virginia (2019) drama opposite Matthew Modine, Niles Fitch and Amirah Vann
She voiced Bismuth in animated musical television movie Steven Universe: The Movie (2019).
Really Love (2020) drama with Michael Ealy and Tristan Mack Wilds
National Champions (2021) sports drama, opposite Timothy Olyphant, J. K. Simmons and Jeffrey Donovan
She won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series and for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series for her role as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in Netflix comedy drama television series Orange Is the New Black (2013-2019), also was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for Best Supporting Actress and five NAACP Image Awards.
She won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Movie / Miniseries for her performance as Shirley Chisholm in FX historical drama television miniseries Mrs. America (2020).
She voiced Bismuth in Cartoon Network animated television series Steven Universe (2016-2019).
She voiced Officer Kubritz in Netflix animated science fantasy television series 3Below: Tales of Arcadia (2018-2019).
In Treatment (2021) HBO drama series in role as Dr. Brooke Lawrence
Solos (2021) Amazon Studios dramatic anthology miniseries in role as Sasha
Americanah (2021) romantic drama series in role as Aunty Uju
Graduated from Medfield High School in 1999.
Graduated from Boston University (2003), with a BA in Classical Voice and Drama.
Has two brothers: Obi, Rick and sister, Chioma.
She was nominated for the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play for her role in production of "Translations of Xhosa" (2003), at the Olney Theatre Center for the Arts.
She made her West End Theatre debut in a play "The Maids" (2016) in role as Solange, at Trafalgar Studios.
She won the Point Courage Award, for her support of the LGBT community in 2017.
She became Heifer International's celebrity ambassador to Africa in 2018.
Lives in New York City.
There is no information about her boyfriend or affair.