Uzo Aduba

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I love De la Renta. I love CoSTUME National; I think they're just incredible. And I love Marc Jacobs, too - they're also great, just a great brand.

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My parents wanted us to be well-rounded individuals and really have the American experiences as richly as one can.

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I left my home in Massachusetts after college to move to New York City to pursue my dreams of acting. I took roles for free. I waited tables. I didn't care because it was work.

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The magic of landing my first role on Broadway went 'poof' in a matter of a few weeks.

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My mother is a fighter. After she battled polio and learned to walk again, the doctors told her she would be a cripple her entire life. Instead of accepting defeat, she refused this fate and went on to become the West African Women's Singles tennis champion in college.

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My finding of myself as an artist, which I think in itself helped me to find just who I am and how I want to express myself, is entirely - in conjunction, of course, with my family, particularly my mom - founded on teachers.

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I am the daughter of Nigerian immigrants. My mother is a survivor of both polio and of the Igbo genocide during her country's civil war in the late 1960s.

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I was pursuing the arts with theater in school, and I was doing after-school activities, but not in any real movement towards a professional career.

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I used to be a huge fan of 'Lockup' on MSNBC, and that certainly has helped with my understanding of the world.

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I love ensemble work. I love making pieces and building things together.

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I love physicality. I love movement very much.

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My family is more a sports family, and I figure skated for a very long time, so movement and how I relate to movement is very integral to my process.

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I ran track in high school very competitively, and then ran it D-1 at Boston University. I ran there on an athletic scholarship and chose BU because they had both a good track program and an arts program.

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If you're already somebody who's feeling different, you'll do everything in your power to fix it because children will do everything in their power to fit in and assimilate.

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I was in New York doing musicals in the theater and on Broadway before 'Orange,' so people always ask, 'Are you ever going to get to sing? Does she even sing?' But people who know me know I actually do sing.

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I think of myself as a little kid, and I had a wild imagination, but it was something that was encouraged and supported, which helped steer me into the arts.

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My family is first-generation Nigerian, and we grew up in a very small, suburban town in New England, Massachusetts. So I do understand what it feels like to be an 'only' in that regard.

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As for the fake teeth, they're officially retired. I haven't really found a need or want to wear them.

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I kept hiding my smile in pictures throughout middle school and most of high school until picture day came my senior year.

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When I was little, I didn't smile much. Don't get me wrong. I was a happy kid, but I couldn't stand the space, dead center, in between my teeth. Yeah, I could whistle through it, but so what? That didn't win me many points on the playground in Medfield, Massachusetts.

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