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Dascha Polanco

Dascha Polanco

Dominican actress
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 United States at a young age.Wikipedia
BornDecember 3, 1982
HometownSanto Domingo, Caribbean
Net worth$5 million
Height5'5" (1.65m)
ChildrenAryam, Dasany
ParentsRubén Darío Polanco, Janet Polanco
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'In the Heights' Interviews with Anthony Ramos, Corey Hawkins, Leslie Grace, Melissa Barrera

The cast of “In the Heights” including Anthony Ramos (Usnavi de la Vega), Jimmy Smits (Kevin Rosario), Dascha Polanco (Cuca), Corey Hawkins (Benny), Melissa Barrera (Vanessa), Leslie Grace (Nina), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Daniela), Gregory Diaz IV (Sonny), Olga Merediz (Abuela Claudia) and director Jon M. Chu discuss their new Lin-Manuel Miranda musical movie adaptation in this interview with CinemaBlend’s Corey Chichizola. Find out why Anthony Ramos prefers "In the Heights" over Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton" and more!
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Samaritan
Samaritan
PG-13
1h 42min
2022
Air Force One Down
Air Force One Down
R
1h 30min
2024
iGilbert
iGilbert
1h 30min
2021
The Perfect Match
The Perfect Match
R
1h 36min
2016

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
2018Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesOrange Is the New BlackNominated
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