Tambor, 73, thanked his family and fellow cast
members from the hit television series "Transparent," where the
actor plays Maura Pfefferman, a divorced, retired transgender
Tambor called the role "an opportunity of a lifetime, and the
responsibility of a lifetime. I can't think of a more important
time to do our show than right now."
Last month, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he
intends to ban transgender people from serving in the military.
Tambor has a long list of television and movie credits to his
name, including roles on comedies "Arrested Development" and
"The Larry Sanders Show."
(Reporting by Reuters Television; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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