Being an actor is a challenge. You have to portray characters filled with emotions that depict the true life stories of people. A 26-year-old actress played a negative role of a drug addict in such a powerful way that she received two Emmy Awards. Zendaya Coleman stars in HBO’s second-most watched show, Euphoria.
She played the character of Rue, a 17-year-old drug addict. Her portrayal in Euphoria Season 1 (2020) contributes to the development of her acting career. She received her first Emmy nomination and victory for the role of Rue. Coleman again won a second Emmy for the youngest person at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards for the same show Euphoria.
She was the first black woman and the youngest two-time winner of the Emmy for lead actress. Rue has created history. Her career has progressed from Disney to film, and she is now a two-time Emmy winner. She appeared on the Vogue magazine cover in 2017. The character of Rue is a strong one. Rue is struggling with drug addiction. Many youngsters could relate to Rue.
Rue made youth struggling with loneliness and drugs understand that they aren’t alone. She has many standout performances and speeches throughout the program, employing her superb acting abilities to send spectators on an emotional roller coaster. She has got some excellent skills. Zendaya received a standing ovation from all his well-wishers while receiving the award.
She thanked Sam [Levinson] for choosing her for the role of Hue and believed in herself. Zendaya also thanked her viewers who shared their stories of drug addiction and recovery. She hopes that Euphoria can help and inspire people to overcome drug addiction. She is a graduate of Oakland School for the Arts.
The Director of School, Mike Oz, said that their achievements of Zendaya are beyond expectations. He hopes that she will overcome all the barriers and achieve new heights as a young black woman in Hollywood. She is proud of the OSA community.
She began her career on Disney programs such as Shake It Up, Zapped, and K.C. Undercover before soon transitioning to major motion pictures such as the Spider-Man trilogy, Space Jam: A New Legacy, The Amazing Showman, Malcolm & Marie, Dune, and many others.
Watch out for her in future projects, including the third season of Euphoria, the Dune sequel, and a significant part as singer Ronnie Spector in the upcoming biography, Be My Baby. We wish Zendaya for her future endeavours. We hope she keeps entertaining us through her outstanding performances and making the Black Community proud.