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Uzo Aduba wins an Emmy Award

27 August 2014, 13:33

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.

Also read: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Uzo Aduba get EMMY nod

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.

Also read: All the winners from the Emmy Awards 2014

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

Also read: WATCH: Everything you need to know about the Emmy Awards

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


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