FIVE NO­TABLE TRANS AC­TORS

Empire (UK) - - AGENDA -

LAV­ERNE COX

The first openly trans woman to be nom­i­nated for an Emmy, Cox rose to fame as Sophia on Orange Is The New Black.

BRIAN MICHAEL SMITH

Smith came out as trans in 2017, us­ing his role on Ava Du­ver­nay’s TV drama Queen Sugar as a ve­hi­cle to dis­close his gen­der iden­tity.

MYA TAYLOR

Taylor earned in­ter­na­tional recog­ni­tion for her break­through role in the iphone-shot 2015 drama Tan­ger­ine.

DANIELA VEGA

Vega shot to fame when her star­ring role in Se­bastián Le­lio’s A Fan­tas­tic Woman won Best For­eign Lan­guage film at the Oscars.

NI­COLE MAINES

Maines (be­low) made his­tory in July when she joined the cast of Su­per­girl as Nia Nal, the first trans su­per­hero on tele­vi­sion.

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