Jackie Cruz is a Dominican-American actress whose career started in 2007. She made her debut in an episode of The Shield. She later appeared in 2 episodes of the reality show Kourtney & Khloé Take Miami. Her breakthrough came in 2013 after she started starring as Marisol “Flaca” Gonzales on Orange Is the New Black. She started as a recurring character and went on to join the show’s main cast in 2016. She simultaneously made guest appearances on Unforgettable and Blue Bloods. As a film actress, she had her first role in 2013’s 13 Steps. She will star in the upcoming movie A Nice Girl Like You.