Laverne Cox is an American actress. She had her career beginnings in the 2000s where she debuted in a short film. In 2004, she made her film debut in The Kings of Brooklyn. Later in 2008, she had her first TV role in an episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. At the same time, she appeared as herself in the reality series I Want to Work for Diddy. In 2010, she starred in her own reality show TRANSform Me. It was, however, her role as Sophia Burset on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black that gained her mainstream recognition. She also played recurring role Cameron Wirth on the CBS series Doubt.