Uzo Aduba


STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 313 this week
Trailer
2:26 | Trailer
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 "... See full bio »

Erin Moriarty Reveals Her Acting Superheroes

Breakout star Erin Moriarty of "The Boys" shouts out her real-life super squad of actors.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

My Little Pony: The Movie
Mon, Sep 23 2:40 AM PDT on EPIX (677)
My Little Pony: The Movie
Mon, Sep 23 5:40 AM PDT on EPIX (676)

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 47 images
updated 11 Sep 2018
 
a list of 205 people
updated 18 Sep 2017
 
a list of 46 images
updated 25 Aug 2017
 
a list of 10 images
updated 13 Dec 2016
 
a list of 25 images
updated 13 Jan 2016
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 people
created 11 Aug 2012
 
a list of 23 people
created 05 Dec 2017
 
a list of 47 images
created 19 Aug 2016
 
a list of 46 people
created 13 Aug 2018
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Uzo Aduba's work have you seen?

User Polls

Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Orange Is the New Black Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
(2013-2019)
(2017)
The Wiz Live! Glinda the Good Witch of the South
(2015)
Steven Universe Bismuth
(2016-2019)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actress (28 credits)
 2020 Mrs. America (TV Series) (filming)
Shirley Chisholm
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... Shirley Chisholm
- Episode #1.9 ... Shirley Chisholm
- Episode #1.8 ... Shirley Chisholm
- Episode #1.7 ... Shirley Chisholm
- Episode #1.6 ... Shirley Chisholm
 2019 Miss Virginia (completed)
Virginia
 2020 Fargo (TV Series)
Zelmare Roulette
- Episode #4.2 (2020) ... Zelmare Roulette
- Episode #4.1 (2020) ... Zelmare Roulette
 2019 Steven Universe: The Movie (TV Movie)
Bismuth (voice)
 2013-2019 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
- The Big House (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
- God Bless America (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren (credit only)
- The Thirteenth (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
- The Hidey Hole (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren (credit only)
- Baker's Dozen (2019) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
 2018-2019 3Below: Tales of Arcadia (TV Series short)
Colonel Kubritz
- A Glorious End, Part Two (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
- A Glorious End, Part One (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
- Race to Trollmarket (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
- The Big Sleep (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
- The Fall of House Tarron (2019) ... Colonel Kubritz (voice)
 2019/I Beats
Carla Monroe
 2018-2019 Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (TV Series)
Nora Césaire
- Stormy Weather 2 (2019) ... Nora Césaire (voice)
- Heroes Day, Part 2: Mayura (2018) ... Nora Césaire (voice)
- Heroes Day, Part 1: Catalyst (2018) ... Nora Césaire (voice)
- Anansi (2018) ... Nora Césaire (voice)
 2016-2019 Steven Universe (TV Series)
Bismuth
- Change Your Mind (2019) ... Bismuth (voice)
- Legs From Here to Homeworld (2018) ... Bismuth (voice)
- Reunited (2018) ... Bismuth (voice)
- Made of Honor (2018) ... Bismuth (voice)
- Bismuth (2016) ... Bismuth (voice)
 2018 We Are Boats
Sir
 2018 Candy Jar
Julia
 2017 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
- Economic Development Incentives (2017) ... Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren
 2017 My Little Pony: The Movie
Queen Novo (voice)
 2016 American Pastoral
Vicky
 2016 Showing Roots
Pearl
 2016 Tallulah
Detective Kinnie
 2015 The Wiz Live! (TV Movie)
Glinda the Good Witch of the South
 2015 Pearly Gates
Corrie
 2014 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Daughter Dudley
- Woody Harrelson/Kendrick Lamar (2014) ... Daughter Dudley (uncredited)
 2014 Leaked: Uzo Aduba's OITNB Audition Season 1 (Video short)
Uzo Aduba
 2013 How to Live Like a Lady (TV Movie)
Acting Teacher
 2013 Sing Along (Short)
Cafeteria Lady
 2012 Blue Bloods (TV Series)
Nurse
- Nightmares (2012) ... Nurse
 2011 Wwjd (Short)
Bartender
 2007 Over There (Short)
 2005/II Notes (Short)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Self (65 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial, "Wanna Be in It," with Ricky Gervais (Derek (2012)), Michael Kelly (House of Cards (2013)), Steven Van Zandt (Lilyhammer (2012)), Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black (2013)), and Danielle Brooks (Orange Is the New Black (2013)), each in character from their respective series, for Netflix original programming.

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Uzo

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I love the excitement of being able to perform, and funnel that precociousness into a more positive form of, "Look at me, look at me!". See more »

Trivia:

In a 2014 interview with The Improper Bostonian magazine, Aduba said that growing up in New England, she often encountered people who couldn't pronounce her first name, Uzoamaka. "In grade school, because my last name started with an A, I was the first in roll call, and nobody ever knew how to pronounce it. So I went home and asked my mother if I could be called Zoe. I remember she was cooking, ... See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed