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Dascha Polanco


Orange may be the New Dark star within the function of Dayanara Diaz who was simply cast within the 2013 separate film Gimme Shelter as well as the 2014 humor film The Cobbler. She aspired to become an actress young with Orange may be the New Dark being her initial full-time acting work. She graduated from Hunter University using a Bachelor’s level in Psychology and worked being a medical center administrator while learning nursing. Her initial acting credits had been in the tv screen shows Memorable and NYC 22. She transferred to the united states in the Dominican Republic when she was a kid, and grew up in Brooklyn and Miami by parents Rubén Darío Polanco and Janet Polanco. She’s three kids. She became involved but has held the identification of her fiancee from the open public eyesight. Elizabeth Rodriguez has her mom in Orange may be the New Dark.

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Full Name Dascha Polanco
Date Of Birth December 3, 1982
Place Of Birth Dominican Republic
Height 1.65 m
Profession TV Actress
Education Hunter College
Nationality American, Dominican
Children Dasany Kristal Gonzalez, Aryam
Parents Rubén Darío Polanco, Janet Polanco
Awards Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, ALMA Award for Special Achievement in Television
Movies The Perfect Match, Joy, The Cobbler, Gimme Shelter
TV Shows Orange Is the New Black
Star Sign Sagittarius

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Orange Is the New Black2013-2017TV SeriesDayanara Diaz
The Perfect Match2016Pressy
The Cobbler2014Macy
Gimme Shelter2013Carmel
NYC 222012TV SeriesFan #2
Unforgettable2011TV SeriesEstella



Hollywood Game Night2017TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
Celebrity Name Game2015-2017TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
Chelsea2016TV SeriesHerself
Steve Harvey2016TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Noite com Danilo Gentili2016TV SeriesHerself
FabLife2016TV SeriesHerself
Made in Hollywood2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
The Real2014-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Orange is the New Black
Fashion Police2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest
22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2016TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series
The 2015 HOLA Awards2016TV MovieHerself
The Doctors2015TV SeriesHerself
Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show2015TV SeriesHerself
Today2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Red Nose Day2015TV SpecialHerself
2015 Billboard Music Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
The 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2015TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series
2014 Young Hollywood Awards2014TV SpecialHerself
E! News2014TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2014TV SeriesHerself
Fashion News Live2014TV SeriesHerself
LatiNation2013TV SeriesHerself

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YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesOrange Is the New Black (2013)· Uzo Aduba, Jason Biggs, Danielle Brooks, Laverne Cox, Jackie Cruz, Catherine Curtin, Lea DeLaria, Beth Fowler, Yvette Freeman, Germar Terrell Gardner, Kimiko Glenn, Annie Golden, Diane Guerrero, Michael Harney, Vicky Jeudy, Julie Lake, Lauren Lapkus, Selenis Leyva, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning, Joel Marsh Garland, Matt McGorry, Adrienne C. Moore, Kate Mulgrew, Emma Myles, Jessica Pimentel, Alysia Reiner, Judith Roberts, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Barbara Rosenblat, Nick Sandow, Abigail Savage, Taylor Schilling, Constance Shulman, Dale Soules, Yael Stone, Lorraine Toussaint, Lin Tucci, Samira Wiley
2014ALMA AwardALMA AwardsSpecial Achievement in TelevisionOrange Is the New Black (2013)· Selenis Leyva

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