Dascha Polanco is a Dominican-American actress. In 2011, she started her professional acting debut in an episode of Unforgettable. She later had her first movie appearance in 2013’s Gimme Shelter. During this period, she became known for her starring role as Dayanara “Daya” Diaz on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black, a role she continues to play up to now. She then simultaneously worked in the films The Cobbler, Joy, and The Perfect Match. In 2018, she played The Perfect Match in three episodes of the anthology series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story. This year, she played recurring character Beatrice on Netflix’s Russian Doll.