Nigerian-American Actresses, Yvonne Orji & Uzo Aduba Bag Nominations At The 2020 Emmys


Nigerian-American actresses, Yvonne Orji and Uzo Aduba have bagged nominations at the 2020 Emmys.

Uzo, a three-time nominee is nominated in the ‘Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie’ category for her performance in Mrs. America.

The Orange Is The New Black actress has been nominated three other times for her work on the Netflix dramedy, which she won twice.

Yvonne who gets her first nomination is nominated as ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy’ for her role in acclaimed comedy HBO Comedy, ‘Insecure‘.

Winners will be unveiled September 20 live an ABC in a ceremony hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.


See list of other nominees in their categories below.

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Betty Gilpin (“GLOW”)
D’Arcy Carden (“The Good Place”)
Yvonne Orji (“Insecure”)
Alex Borstein (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Marin Hinkle (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”)
Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live”)
Cecily Strong (“Saturday Night Live”)
Annie Murphy (“Schitt’s Creek”)

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

Holland Taylor (“Hollywood”)
Uzo Aduba (“Mrs. America”)
Margo Martindale (“Mrs. America”)
Tracey Ullman (“Mrs. America”)
Toni Collette (“Unbelievable”)
Jean Smart (“Watchmen”)

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