Michaela Jaé Rodriguez has become the first trans actor to win a Golden Globe, for FX’s Pose, which co-stars Billy Porter. Photo: @mjrodriguez7/Instagram
Michaela Jaé Rodriguez has become the first trans actor to win a Golden Globe, for FX’s Pose, which co-stars Billy Porter. Photo: @mjrodriguez7/Instagram
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Meet Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, the first trans actor to win a Golden Globe – 7 things to know about the Pose star who wants to make music like Beyoncé, Michael Jackson and Katy Perry

  • Before starring alongside Billy Porter in FX’s Pose she loved Marvel comics as a child – so much that she took the initials of Spider-Man’s partner Mary Jane as a stage name
  • Next seen in Apple TV+ comedy series Loot, co-starring Maya Rudolph, she told Stephen Colbert that she’s writing her own comic and looking forward to more varied acting roles

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez has become the first trans actor to win a Golden Globe, for FX’s Pose, which co-stars Billy Porter. Photo: @mjrodriguez7/Instagram
Michaela Jaé Rodriguez has become the first trans actor to win a Golden Globe, for FX’s Pose, which co-stars Billy Porter. Photo: @mjrodriguez7/Instagram
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