Kitana Kiki Rodriguez

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Kitana Kiki Rodriguez
Born United States
Occupation Actress
Years active 2015–present

Kitana Kiki Rodriguez is an American transgender actress.[1][2] She is best known for her role as Sin-Dee Rella in Sean Baker's 2015 film Tangerine.[3][4] The first Academy Award campaigns for openly transgender actresses supported by a film producer were launched for Rodriguez and Mya Taylor for Tangerine.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
2015 Tangerine Sin-Dee Rella Nominated – Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead[6]
Nominated—Gotham Award for Best Breakthrough Actor


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Made in Hollywood Herself Episode: "10.37"


  1. ^ "Kitana Kiki Rodriguez". IMDb. 
  2. ^ "Tangerine's Stars Have Turned a Movie Into a Movement". 
  3. ^ Gardner, Chris (2015-07-23). "'Tangerine' Stars Mya Taylor and Kitana "Kiki" Rodriguez on the Perks of Fame, Caitlyn Jenner and Donuts". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  4. ^ Editors (2015-11-09). "Out100: Mya Taylor & Kitana Kiki Rodriguez | Out Magazine". Retrieved 2015-11-30. 
  5. ^ "Magnolia Pictures pushes Oscars nod for trans actresses | Spectrum". Archived from the original on 2015-10-19. Retrieved 2015-10-07. 
  6. ^ "Nominations BEST FEMALE LEAD". Retrieved 2015-11-30. 

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