Uzo Aduba Receives the SAG Award for Female Actor in a Comedy …Uzo Aduba receives the SAG Award for Female Actor in a Comedy Series! Orange Is the New Black #OITNB #sagawards
Posted by Screen Actors Guild Awards on Saturday, January 30, 2016
On Saturday, Jan. 30, the “Orange Is the New Black” actress appeared incredibly honored over her big win at the SAG Awards 2016. But she paid it forward by using the opportunity to inspire aspiring actors everywhere to follow their dreams and their passion, no matter what.
After thanking her “amazing” team on OITNB, she delivered some touching words of encouragement. She said, “I would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge the actors who are at home—not here in this room with us—but hoping to one day be in this room with us to continue to keep trying, to keep plugging, to keep working, no matter if anyone tells you to get out of that line that you’re waiting in!”
She added, “Stay in line! You have the chance! It is yours!”
The multifaceted actress beat out some major players in the category, including Amy Poehler, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Eddie Falco and Ellie Kemper.
Aduba also hit the stage a second time in the evening, joining the entire cast of OITNB, after they took home the trophy for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
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