Lauren Lapkus is an actress and improviser best known for her role as prison guard Susan Fischer on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black, which won her a SAG award. Lauren had a supporting role in the blockbuster Jurassic World and recently created and starred in an episode of The Characters for Netflix. She will play a recurring role in the upcoming HBO sitcom Crashing, starring Pete Holmes and produced by Judd Apatow.
Lauren’s weekly podcast “With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus” debuted at #1 on the comedy section of iTunes.
Lauren’s other credits include series regular roles on the sitcoms Clipped for TBS and Are you There, Chelsea? for NBC. She has also appeared on Kroll Show, Key & Peele, Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, Another Period, Drunk History, and the features Blended, starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, and Matthew Weiner’s Are You Here, starring Zach Galikianakis and Owen Wilson. She has lent her voice to a number of animated shows including Bob’s Burgers, Animals, and Adventure Time.
On stage, Lauren is a part of Wild Horses, Bangarang! and ASSSSCAT, all performing at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles.