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

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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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