Twins of number 10 shared a movie or TV role.


Laverne Cox’s twin brother, M. Lamar, played Sophia Burset, the “Orange Is New Black” character, in two episodes.

Side-by-side photo of Laverne Cox and her brother M Lamar.

Laverne Cox (left) and her twin brother M. Lamar (right).

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In Season 1, Episode 3, M. Lamar plays the pre-transition version of Sophia Burset, the character of the twin sisters. The 2013 episode “Lesbian Request Denied” focuses on Burset’s background as he struggles to pay for gender reassignment surgery. He also appeared in the first episode of season 3, “Mother’s Day.”

M. Lamar is a musician, songwriter and performing artist. The show is his only acting credit.

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