Lea DeLaria

American actress and singer

Lea DeLaria (born May 23, 1958) is an American comedian, actress, and jazz musician.[1][2][3] DeLaria was "the first openly gay comic to break the late-night talk-show barrier" with her 1993 appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show.[4] She is best known for her portrayal of inmate Big Boo on Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black.

Lea Delaria
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DeLaria in 2013
Born (1958-05-23) May 23, 1958 (age 63)
OccupationComedian, actress, jazz musician
Years active1993–present
Websitewww.delariadammit.com

From 2015 through 2017, she was engaged to fashion editor Chelsea Fairless until they separated.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Lea DeLaria". Hollywood.com. Retrieved 2011-06-28.
  2. "Lea DeLaria Biography". Film Reference. Advameg. Retrieved 2011-06-28.
  3. ""You & A Guest" Interview: Lea DeLaria". Breakupgirl.net. July 15, 1999. Retrieved 2011-06-28.
  4. Cagle, Jess (December 10, 1993). "Trend: Gay stand-up comedians". Entertainment Weekly. Time Warner. Retrieved 2011-06-28.
  5. Webber, Stephanie. "Orange Is the New Black's Lea DeLaria, Fiancee Chelsea Fairless Split, Call Off Engagement". Us Weekly. January 12, 2017.

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