"Orange is the New Black" actress is the daughter of Nigerian parents from Achi in Enugu State. Watch the Emmy award winner promote show in local dialect.
American actress Uzo Aduba was recently on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to talk about the new fourth season of "Orange is the New Black ."
During the interview, the actress was asked to promote "OITNB" in Igbo language saying "Orange is the New Black" is now streaming." (2:10 on clip below.)
The actress did a great job promoting the new season of TV series which premiered on June 17, 2016 on Netflix, in her dialect.
Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Uzoamaka Nwanneka "Uzo" Aduba is the daughter of Nigerian parents of Igbo origin from Achi in Enugu State.
Aduba received a 2016 Golden Globe Award nomination for "Best Supporting Actress in a Series/Limited Series or TV Movie," for her role in the comedy series as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren.
She has won two Emmy awards and two SAG awards for her performance in "OITNB."
Her character on show is portrayed as an emotionally unstable lesbian female inmate with a violent past.