Nigeria: Uzo Aduba Wins 'Outstanding Guest Actress' At Emmy Award

Published
08/28/2014 by

 

Abuja - Nigerian-born American artiste, Uzo Aduba, has won the 'Outstanding Guest Actress' for the comedy entitled: 'Orange is the New Black' in the Emmy Award for 2014

 
 

An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is awarded in recognition of excellence in various sectors of the American television industry.

 
 

The sectors are: Academy Award (for film); Tony Award (for theatre); and Grammy Award (for music).

 
 

Aduba won the award a week before the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, which took place on Aug. 25 at the Nokia Los Angeles Theatre in California.

 
 
 

Aduba played the character Suzanne Warren in the film.

 
 

Aduba, who was raised in Medfield, Massachusetts, attended Medfield High School and the University of Boston, where she studied classical voice.

 
 

According to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, Aduba is listed number seven on its directory of Nigerian Americans. (NAN)