APB speaker Jeffrey Tambor won an Emmy Award in the category of Lead Actor in a Comedy for his groundbreaking portrayal of “Maura Pfefferman” in the Amazon Prime hit series, Transparent. This is his second Emmy Award along with a Golden Globe win for the role and a Critics Choice Award for his incredible acting.
In Tambor’s moving and inspiring speech last night, he asked Hollywood to “please give transgender talent a chance.” He also stated that he “…would very much like to be the last cisgender male playing a female transgender role.
A gifted speaker, Tambor is sought after for his willingness to share personal stories with candor and humor. His inspiring “perform your life” presentations bring audiences through an eye-opening, emotional, hilarious journey of how to love life and reach one’s fullest potential. Determined to help listeners reconnect with their hopes and dreams, Tambor empowers us all to become catalysts for change.