Transparent and OITNB among Golden Globe nominees
Amazon Prime’s ‘Transparent’ and Netflix’s ‘Orange Is The New Black’ are among nominees for the Golden Globes.
Both television series are nominated under the comedy or musical series categories.
Jeffrey Tambor, who stars as the transgender character Maura Pfefferman in Transparent, has been nominated individually for Actor in a Comedy or Musical Series, and Judith Light received the nomination for Supporting Actress.
Tambor recently posed for a photo with the woman who inspired the series.
The series two trailer for Transparent landed last month.
Uzo Aduba, who plays Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in OITNB was nominated alongside Light for Supporting Actress.
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Aduba won two Emmys for her performance on the show.
Her character Suzanne Warren, known as Crazy Eyes, initially proved popular with fans for her pie-throwing and crush on Piper Chapman. Her role has been expanded since her recurring status in Season 1 to a regular in Seasons 2 and 3.
Out gay actor Lily Tomlin was also nominated for her role in the Netflix series ‘Grace and Frankie’, and American Horror Story: Hotel, created by Ryan Murphy and starring Matt Bomer was nominated for TV-Miniseries or Movie.
Jill Soloway – the creative genius behind hit TV show ‘Transparent’ – came out during a recent interview.
Soloway, has previously spoken about how the show is a semi-autobiographical story based on the transition of her own parent from male to female.
The Golden Globes will be broadcast by NBC on Sunday, Jan. 10, to be hosted by Ricky Gervais.