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Uzo Aduba

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Known for Her Roles in "Orange is the New Black" and "Mrs. America"

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 Uzo Aduba Biography

Uzoamaka "Uzo" Aduba is a Nigerian-American actress. She is best known for her role as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on the Netflix original series "Orange Is the New Black," for which she won two Emmy Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is one of only two actors to win an Emmy Award in both the comedy and drama categories for the same role, the other being Ed Asner for the character Lou Grant

Aduba has also appeared in a number of films, including 2016 American Pastoral, 2016's Showing Roots, 2017's My Little Pony: The Movie, 2018's Candy Jar, and 2019's Miss Virginia.

In 2020, she played Shirley Chisholm in the Hulu miniseries "Mrs. America," for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.

In April 2017, Aduba received the Point Courage Award from the Point Foundation for her support of the LGBT community. In June 2018, Aduba became Heifer International's first-ever celebrity ambassador to Africa. She saw Heifer's impact first-hand on 2016 and 2018 field visits to Uganda.

Aduba attended Boston University, where she studied classical voice and competed in track and field.

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Uzo Aduba

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Known for Her Roles in "Orange is the New Black" and "Mrs. America"

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Uzo Aduba Biography

Uzoamaka "Uzo" Aduba is a Nigerian-American actress. She is best known for her role as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on the Netflix original series "Orange Is the New Black," for which she won two Emmy Awards and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. She is one of only two actors to win an Emmy Award in both the comedy and drama categories for the same role, the other being Ed Asner for the character Lou Grant

Aduba has also appeared in a number of films, including 2016 American Pastoral, 2016's Showing Roots, 2017's My Little Pony: The Movie, 2018's Candy Jar, and 2019's Miss Virginia.

In 2020, she played Shirley Chisholm in the Hulu miniseries "Mrs. America," for which she won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie.

In April 2017, Aduba received the Point Courage Award from the Point Foundation for her support of the LGBT community. In June 2018, Aduba became Heifer International's first-ever celebrity ambassador to Africa. She saw Heifer's impact first-hand on 2016 and 2018 field visits to Uganda.

Aduba attended Boston University, where she studied classical voice and competed in track and field.

Uzo Aduba Videos

  • Uzo Aduba Reveals Her Quarantine Binge Watches & What She ...
    The Emmy Award-winning actress revealed her love for "Little Fires Everywhere," as well as her other quarantine fixes and must-haves, in our first...
  • Uzo Aduba Recounts Childhood Experiences Her Nigerian Name ...
    Uzo Aduba talks in a recent interview about why she refused to change her Nigerian name.
  • Uzo Aduba: College of Fine Arts Convocation Speaker 2017 ...
    Actress Uzo Aduba addresses the graduating class at the 2017 College of Fine Arts convocation during Boston University's 144th Commencement.

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  • How to book Uzo Aduba?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Uzo Aduba for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Uzo Aduba, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Uzo Aduba or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Uzo Aduba?

    Booking fees for Uzo Aduba, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Uzo Aduba, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Uzo Aduba?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Uzo Aduba for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Uzo Aduba for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Uzo Aduba or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Uzo Aduba or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Uzo Aduba is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Uzo Aduba for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Uzo Aduba generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lea DeLaria, Danielle Brooks, Selenis Leyva, Taylor Schilling and Yael Stone. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Uzo Aduba for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Uzo Aduba Speaker Videos

  • Uzo Aduba Reveals Her Quarantine Binge Watches & What She ...
    The Emmy Award-winning actress revealed her love for "Little Fires Everywhere," as well as her other quarantine fixes and must-haves, in our first "at-home" edition of Ask Me Anything.
    Uzo Aduba Recounts Childhood Experiences Her Nigerian Name ...
    Uzo Aduba talks in a recent interview about why she refused to change her Nigerian name.
  • Uzo Aduba: College of Fine Arts Convocation Speaker 2017 ...
    Actress Uzo Aduba addresses the graduating class at the 2017 College of Fine Arts convocation during Boston University's 144th Commencement.
    7 Things You Didn't Know About Uzo Aduba | Essence
    Uzo Aduba sat down with us to talk all things life, love, and what it means to be Black and beautiful. Check out these seven fun facts about the talented actress (and singer!).
  • Uzo Aduba Reads a Letter to Her 18-Year-Old Self | Teen Vogue ...
    In this ​Teen Vogue​ video, Uzo Aduba gives advice to her 18-year-old self about love and relationships, having a female support system, listening to your mom, and knowing your worth.

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