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Dascha Polanco


Dascha Polanco is a Dominican American actress known for playing the character Dayanara "Daya" Diaz on Orange Is the New Black (2013). As of January 2018, she has a recurring role on The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (2016) as Detective Lori Weider. Polanco was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and moved to the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Orange Is the New Black Dayanara Diaz
(2013-2018)
Joy Jackie
(2015)
(2014)
Mutafukaz Luna
(2017)

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 2019 Russian Doll (TV Series)
Beatrice
- The Way Out (2019) ... Beatrice
- Reflection (2019) ... Beatrice
- Alan's Routine (2019) ... Beatrice
- Superiority Complex (2019) ... Beatrice
 2013-2018 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Dayanara Diaz
- Double Trouble (2018) ... Dayanara Diaz
- Well This Took a Dark Turn (2018) ... Dayanara Diaz
- Chocolate Chip Nookie (2018) ... Dayanara Diaz
- Break the String (2018) ... Dayanara Diaz
- Gordons (2018) ... Dayanara Diaz
 2018 American Crime Story (TV Series)
Detective Lori Wieder
- Alone (2018) ... Detective Lori Wieder
- Manhunt (2018) ... Detective Lori Wieder
- The Man Who Would Be Vogue (2018) ... Detective Lori Wieder
 2017 Mutafukaz
Luna (English version, voice)
 2016 The Perfect Match
Pressy
 2015/I Joy
Jackie
 2014 The Cobbler
Macy
 2013 Gimme Shelter
Carmel
 2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
Fan #2
- Firebomb (2012) ... Fan #2
 2011 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Estella
- Trajectories (2011) ... Estella
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Alternate Names:

Dascha

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Trivia:

Her daughter, Dasany Kristal Gonzalez, played a 14-year-old version of Polanco's character, Daya Diaz, on the fifth season of "Orange Is the New Black (2013)". See more »

Nickname:

Dash

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