Comedian who all became the initial openly gay comic to seem on a night time talk-show with her 1993 appearance in the Arsenio Hall Present. In 2013 she started a recurring function as jail inmate Carrie ‘Big Boo’ Dark on Netflix’s strike show Orange MAY BE THE New Dark. She also has Ms. Bruntford in the 2013 Television film Dear Dumb Journal. She went to St. Mary’s Elementary College in Belleville. She is at Broadway revivals of Out as well as the Rocky Horror Present. She actually is the little girl of Jerry and Robert DeLaria. In Feb 2015, she got involved to style editor Chelsea Fairless. They separated in 2017. In 2013, she made an appearance on Orange May be the New Dark with Laura Prepon.
Full Name Lea DeLaria Date Of Birth May 23, 1958 Place Of Birth Belleville, IL Profession Comedian Nationality American Parents Jerry DeLaria, Robert DeLaria Awards Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Obie Award for Performance Nominations Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Movies Homo Heights, Edge of Seventeen, Ass Backwards, Dear Dumb Diary, The Same Difference, Bear with Us, Cars 3, Fat Rose and Squeaky, Outlaugh: The Best of Queer Comedy, Rescuing Desire, Outlaugh! TV Shows The Oblongs, Orange Is the New Black, The Beat
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# Fact 1 Famously controversial for her irreverent commentary, DeLaria was the first openly gay comic to break the late-night talk-show barrier with her 1993 appearance on "The Arsenio Hall Show". 2 She attended kindergarten through 8th grade at St Mary's Elementary School in Belleville, and has referenced her Catholic upbringing in her performances. 3 In December 1993 she hosted Comedy Central's Out There, the first all-gay stand-up comedy special. 4 Performed as Jane in the 1998 Off Broadway production of Paul Rudnick's "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told," a gay retelling of the Bible. 5 DeLaria released two CD recordings of her comedy, Bulldyke in a China Shop (1994) and Box Lunch (1997). She has also written a humorous book entitled Lea's Book of Rules for the World. 6 Daughter of Italian Robert (a social worker and jazz pianist) and Jerry (a homemaker) DeLaria. 7 An outspoken actress, director, singer, comedian, and writer, she began singing in jazz clubs as a teenager before extending herself successfully into stand-up comedy in the early 1980s. 8 Made her recording Warner Bros. debut in 2000. Hailed by the Times as "the Best Jazz Album of 2001". Her second album, Double Standards, received rave reviews in the UK and US press. 9 Was seen on Broadway in "On The Town", from which she sang the song "I Can Cook, Too" on the Broadway Leading Ladies show. 10 Seen in the 2000 Broadway revival of "The Rocky Horror Show" as two male characters, Eddie / Dr. Scott.
Title Year Status Character Orange Is the New Black 2013-2017 TV Series Big Boo Clarence 2014-2016 TV Series EJ / Nurse / Incidental Lady / ... Bear with Us 2016 Chief Ranger Stewart (voice) The Jim Gaffigan Show 2015 TV Series Lea DeLaria Awkward. 2014 TV Series Tattooist Dear Dumb Diary 2013 TV Movie Ms. Bruntford Ass Backwards 2013 Deb Submissions Only 2012 TV Series Auditioner #4 Californication 2012 TV Series Debbie One Life to Live 2008-2011 TV Series Madame Delphina Professor Del Fina Professor Delbert Fina Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2009 TV Series Frankie Fat Rose and Squeaky 2006 Fat Rose Mercury in Retrograde 2004 Short Betsy Brick Will & Grace 2003 TV Series Nurse Carver The Job 2002 TV Series Kiki The Oblongs 2001 TV Series Helga Phugly Further Tales of the City 2001 TV Mini-Series Willie Omiak The Beat 2000 TV Series Kathy Speck Edge of Seventeen 1998 Angie Homo Heights 1998 Clementine In Through the Out Door 1998 TV Movie Various Characters Plump Fiction 1997 Mr. Purple The Drew Carey Show 1997 TV Series Jewel Rescuing Desire 1996 Sadie The First Wives Club 1996 Elise's Fan (as Lea De Laria) Friends 1996 TV Series Woman Saved by the Bell: The New Class 1995 TV Series Miss Hearst OP Center 1995 TV Movie Capt. White The John Larroquette Show 1994-1995 TV Series Loreli / Lorelei Matlock 1994 TV Series Det. Pat Poletti / Det. Pat Jordan Soundtrack Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character Orange Is the New Black 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode So You Think You Can Dance 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode The 55th Annual Tony Awards 2001 TV Special performer: "The Time Warp" Great Performances 1999 TV Series performer - 1 episode Edge of Seventeen 1998 performer: "Blue Skies" Writer Writer
Title Year Status Character In Through the Out Door 1998 TV Movie Self Self
Title Year Status Character Ptown Diaries 2009 Documentary DeLaria Outlaugh! 2006 Herself - Stand-Up Comic The Award Show Awards Show 2003 TV Special documentary Herself Just for Laughs 2002 TV Movie documentary Herself Cabaret Live! 2001 TV Series Herself The 55th Annual Tony Awards 2001 TV Special Herself - Performer The Rosie O'Donnell Show 1998-1999 TV Series Herself - Guest Great Performances 1999 TV Series Herself - Performer We're Funny That Way 1998 Documentary Herself Out There in Hollywood 1995 TV Movie Herself Out There 2 1994 TV Movie Herself The Arsenio Hall Show 1993-1994 TV Series Herself - Guest Out There 1993 TV Special Herself Camp Christmas 1993 TV Movie Herself The Word 1993 TV Series Herself In the Life 1992 TV Series documentary Guest Host (1993) Equal Means Equal 2016 Documentary Herself Conan 2014-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest Access Hollywood Live 2016 TV Series Herself Broadway.com 2016 Tony Awards Special 2016 TV Movie Herself 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2016 TV Special Herself - Winner: Outstanding Ensemble in a Comedy Series Ice & Coco 2015 TV Series Herself The View 2014-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest Tellement Gay! Homosexualité et pop culture 2015 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself - Comédienne Today 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest The Same Difference 2015 Documentary The Soup 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest Cocktails & Classics 2015 TV Series Herself Red Nose Day 2015 TV Special Herself The Broadway.com Show 2013-2014 TV Series Herself HuffPost Live Conversations 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest The Noite com Danilo Gentili 2014 TV Series Herself A World of Dreams: Voices from the Out100 2013 Documentary Herself Archive Footage Archive Footage