Published On: Mon, Jun 23rd, 2014

Nigerian-American, Uzo Aduba Gets Award At Critic’s Choice Awards Gala

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A Nigerian-American actress known as Uzo Aduba, has emerged as the winner of the Best Guest Performer in a Comedy series at the 4th Critic Choice Awards.

Aduba, who plays Crazy Eyes on the critically acclaimed Netflix series, Orange Is The New Black, beat James Earl Jones of The Big Bang Theory, Mimi Kennedy of Mom, Lauren Weedman of Looking and Andrew Rannells of Girls.‎

She joined the OINTB cast in 2013 as Suzanne Warren, also known as Crazy Eyes, after initially auditioning for another part.