Warren is portrayed as intelligent, but lacking in social skills, and prone to spiral into emotional outbursts when agitated, as well as hallucinations and delusions, due to mental illness. The character is the only role that has received Emmy Award recognition in both the comedy and drama genres from the same show and the second character to earn Emmy recognition in both genres. She is a recurring character in season one and a regular character beginning with season two. In season one, Aduba is credited for 11 of the 13 episodes not the first or seventh , although she appears in the first episode via footage filmed from another episode. Suzanne is fixated on Piper Chapman Taylor Schilling at the beginning of the season. Suzanne nicknames Chapman "Dandelion", because of her blonde hair and puts in a request to become Chapman's bunkmate.
Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren
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Top definition. Crazy eyes are detectable when said person is at a normal restful state and the white part of the eye the sclera is clearly visible above and below the colored part of the eye the iris. This person appears to be glaring wide eyed when in fact they are just looking like they normally would.
Suzanne Warren , also known as " Crazy Eyes ", is a main character and an inmate at Litchfield Penitentiary. She is portrayed by Uzo Aduba. She was introduced in Season One in a subplot in which she wanted Piper to be her "prison wife", but Piper was not interested. Suzanne, better known by her prison nickname "Crazy Eyes", can become very emotionally attached to people and this often deters the other inmates from interacting with her.
In , she played Shirley Chisholm in the Hulu miniseries Mrs. Aduba was born in Boston, Massachusetts to parents who are from Nigeria. Aduba first garnered recognition for her acting in , when her performance in Translations of Xhosa  at the Olney Theatre Center for the Arts earned her a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play. I auditioned for the show back in late July or early August of . I had been auditioning that summer for more television and film [after doing much theater]. I'd read a lot of scripts and I remember reading Orange Is the New Black , and it was at the head of the pack. I remember thinking, 'Wow, that is really good, I would love to be a part of that. You remember that audition you went on for Orange Is the New Black? You didn't get it. I was like, "What in my audition would make someone think I'd be right for a part called Crazy Eyes?