Laverne Cox is an Emmy Award-nominated actress and Emmy Award-winning producer best known for portraying the transgender inmate Sophia Burset on the hit series Orange is The New Black. For her role on Orange is the New Black, Cox has received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, back-to-back SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble, Comedy Series, a Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress and consecutive NAACP Image Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Cox is the first trans woman of color to produce and star in her own television show, TRANSForm Me, which was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award. Additionally, she received The Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 2014 GLAAD Media Awards in LA and hosted the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards in New York.
Tim Curry is an English actor and singer. Curry first rose to fame following his breakout role as “ Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the London stage production of The Rocky Horror Show. In 1981, Curry was nominated for his first Tony Award for his role as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Amadeus. He also famously starred as the murderous clown Pennywise in the television miniseries It. In 1993, Curry played Alan Swann in the Broadway musical version of My Favorite Year, earning his second Tony Award nomination. In 2004, he began his role of King Arthur in Spamalot. This particular role earned Curry his third Tony Award nomination, specifically for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical.
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