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Dascha Polanco

Dascha Polanco is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Joy (2015) and The Cobbler (2014). See full bio »

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Orange Is the New Black Dayanara Diaz
Joy Jackie
Mutafukaz Luna


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 2018 iGilbert (post-production)
 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
 2015/I Joy
 2014 The Cobbler
 2013 Gimme Shelter
 2012 NYC 22 (TV Series)
Fan #2
- Firebomb (2012) ... Fan #2
 2011 Unforgettable (TV Series)
- Trajectories (2011) ... Estella
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5' 5" (1.65 m)

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She was working at a hospital and attending nursing school when she was offered the part on "Orange is the New Black." She went to her audition in scrubs. See more »



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