Actress Thuso Mbedu has just won herself an international award for her outstanding performance as Cora Randall on The Underground Railroad. Taking to social media, Thuso shared the exciting news as she proudly walked away with a Hollywood Critics Association Award for TV Breakout Star.

She expressed how the Barry Jenkins series was the perfect role for her to enter Hollywood, and also how the The Underground Railroad journey has been.

TV BREAKOUT STAR AWARD for the role of CORA on #TheUndergroundRailroad ❤️Thank you very much to @hollywoodcriticsassociation for this special recognition. #TheUndergroundRailroad has been an amazing journey from start to finish. I could not have asked for a better introduction to storytelling on this side of the world. I am truly honored. Truly. Thank you to every single person who has walked this journey with me.

You’re loved by me. Forever ❤️ she wrote.


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For the virtual award ceremony, Thuso pulled on a gorgeous wavy red dress and a neat bun hairstyle. She wore very minimal accessories and looked elegant.

Congratulations to the star!