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Hollywood Flashbacks: Tatiana Maslany Makes 'Orphan Black' Big

Tatiana Maslany, coming to the end of Disney+’s She-Hulk: Attorney at Law Season 1​​​​, It’s no stranger to kicking ass on the small screen.

As part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, she plays lawyer Jennifer Walters who “inherits” her cousin Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffa) after a freak accident. Law)’s superhuman qualities, and began to attract the attention of criminal organizations. These are also familiar to Maslany, as she starred in the BBC America science fiction series Orphan Black.

debuted at 2011, starring Canadian actress as Sha Ramanin discovers that she is part of an illegal cloning experiment and that someone is plotting to kill her and her clones. Critics were Immediately Impressed — 2011 by The Hollywood Reporter Reviews called the series “absolutely funny” and Maslany “fantastic” — so much so that the actress surprised the competition at the third annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards. Maslany won Best Actress in a Serial Series, beating out veteran stars like Homeland‘s Claire Danes, who had won the year before , and Julianna Margulies of ) The Good Wife , who took the category podium at the inaugural ceremony 1000ceremony.

After winning, Maslany told THR the award recognition was “really cool” but she took it all Awards praise “take it with a grain of salt”. She would go on to play nearly a dozen different clones over five seasons of Orphan Black and win again at the Critics’ Choice Awards for .

Fans and critics were dismayed that she was overlooked for Emmy nominations for the first two seasons, but the TV Academy caught on – and she won in first of three nominations and in 2016 Outstanding Lead Actress in a Serial Series). However, the love of her job is always her priority.

“Award stuff doesn’t matter to me,” Maslany told THR Ai before

Beauty Awards Ceremony. “When I’m doing Orphan Black, all I think about is Orphan Black.”

THR Select this drama as one of the The Hollywood Reporter tear sheet best dramas.

This story first appeared in the November stand-alone issue of The Hollywood Reporter Magazine. To receive the magazine, 2022 click here to subscribe .



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