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Dorthea Lauren Allegra Lapkus (born September 6, 1985) is an American actress, comedian, impressionist, and podcaster. She is best known for portraying Susan Fischer in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2014, 2019) and Jess in the HBO comedy-drama series Crashing (2017–2019). Lapkus has also appeared on the television series Are You There, Chelsea? (2012), Hot in Cleveland (2012), Clipped (2015) and The Big Bang Theory (2018–2019), and in the films Jurassic World (2015), The Unicorn (2018), and The Wrong Missy (2020). She played the voice role of Lotta in the animated comedy series Harvey Girls Forever! (2018–2020). Lapkus has appeared on various podcasts, including Comedy Bang! Bang!, improv4humans, and her own podcasts With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus, Laptime with Lauren Lapkus, Threedom, Raised by TV, and Newcomers. Early life Lapkus was born in Evanston, Illinois, of half Lithuanian and half Greek/Serbian descent. At an early age she filmed sketches with her older brother and later at Evanston Township High School she participated in the annual student revue and variety show YAMO.During her senior year of high school, she began taking improv classes at the iO Theater. She attended DePaul University graduating in 2008 with a degree in English, while she continued performing improv most nights. Lapkus credits watching many television sitcoms and Saturday Night Live while young for educating her to become a comedian.Upon graduation, she moved to New York City for a year where she became involved with Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. After living in New York City for 15 months, she relocated to Los Angeles in 2010. Career After almost a year in Los Angeles, Lapkus began landing roles in a number of commercials, including Snickers and Jack in the Box as well as a sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live! From these successes, she got herself representation and during pilot season landed a supporting role in the short lived Are You There, Chelsea?.After self-taping her audition, Lapkus was cast as security guard Susan Fischer on the first and second seasons of the Netflix series Orange is the New Black. In 2015, Lapkus and the cast won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. In 2014, Lapkus launched her own podcast on the Earwolf network, called With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus. The show's premise is that each week her guest is the host of their own podcast, and she is appearing as a character on their show. Her guests have included Paul F. Tompkins, Betsy Sodaro, Andy Daly, Nick Kroll, and Scott Aukerman. She has said that she "never expected to get into podcasts at all" and to her it is funny she has one.In mid-2014, Lapkus was cast in Jurassic World, which she filmed in both Hawaii and New Orleans. Many of her scenes with Jake Johnson were improvised. In 2015, she portrayed Joy the receptionist in TBS's Clipped. In 2016, Lapkus wrote and starred in her own 30-minute episode of the sketch show Netflix Presents: The Characters.Between 2017 and 2019 Lapkus appeared in the HBO series Crashing in the reoccurring role of Jess, the main character's ex-wife.In 2020, Lapkus launched a weekly podcast, Newcomers, with cohost Nicole Byer on the HeadGum podcast network, in which the two friends watch films for the first time (Star Wars in the first season, The Lord of the Rings in the second, and the work of Tyler Perry in the third) and comment on their feelings on each movie as newcomers to the series. Each episode features a guest who provides more background on the series and characters. Past guests have included John Gemberling, Demi Adejuyigbe, Paul F. Tompkins, and Betsy Sodaro. Lapkus performs improv regularly. She is a cast member of UCB's flagship show Asssscat and improv group Wild Horses Personal life Lapkus married actor and improviser Chris Alvarado on May 3, 2014. She announced their separation on February 14, 2016. Lapkus married actor Mike Castle on October 5, 2018.In May 2021, Lapkus announced that she and her husband are expecting a baby girl in the summer. Filmography Film Television Video games Podcasts References External links Official website Lauren Lapkus at IMDb Lauren Lapkus on Breaking it Down with Frank MacKay . Discover the Lauren Kim popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Lauren Kim books.

Best Seller Lauren Kim Books of June 2021

Snapshot book summary, reviews and downlod

Snapshot

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Life is a snapshot…a single, brief moment captured in the passing sands of time.Snapshot is a collection of poetry and personal stories with depression, abuse, and the journey ...

Flawed Gold book summary, reviews and downlod

Flawed Gold

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He was gold…but flawed and cracked underneath gleaming surfaces.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

Perfect book summary, reviews and downlod

Perfect

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I chased after perfect until…love showed me a better way.Perfect is a collection of short stories on the journey of self acceptance and love.*Mature Content: Themes...

Stolen book summary, reviews and downlod

Stolen

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PrologueYou stole me in every way…and I’m still healing from the darkness you left me with.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent ...

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Loved

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I see the stepping stones, the wayward paths, the mountain tops, the low valleys, the winding rivers, the vast oceans of my life. My emotions changing as the weather, with the wind, rain, su...

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Hold

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PrologueYour love suffocates me…when you hold a little too tightly.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

Headspace book summary, reviews and downlod

Headspace

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Living in a fantasy I created in my own head...Headspace is a collection of poetry and personal stories of depression, abuse, and the journey towards self love.*Matur...

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Escape

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PrologueYou were my escape…until my dreams became nightmares…*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

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Half

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PrologueHalf of you lived in heaven, the other half fell in love with hell.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

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Letting Go

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I held on..until my heart needed to let go to be free again.Letting Go is a collection of poems on the journey of self acceptance and love.*Mature Content: Themes of ...

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Lullaby

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Sing me softly to sleep...in the end my own love songs were mine to keep.Poetry of finding love.

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Drama

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PrologueThe only drama I want in my life is the one I watch on TV…*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

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Over

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PrologueNever thought I could be over you…until one day I decided to be.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

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Waters of Peace

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Love is rarely the fairy tale we dream it to be. Although the road may be filled with pain, tears, and twists, may it always be worthwhile in the end.A short collection of poetry.

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Want

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Wanting you is half of the game…but I no longer want to play.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

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Cages of Glass

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The walls around me were made of glass….completely invisible and a perfect disguise.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

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Late

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PrologueYou said you loved me…a little too late. For my whole life I blamed myself, but waiting until now, that was your mistake.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, ...

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Space

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PrologueI wanted space away from you to have me…didn’t know it then that’s how I would find a way to be free.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depre...

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Reflections

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I once remembered you as I wanted to...now I see you as I need to.Loved is a collection of poetry and personal stories of depression, suicide, and the journey towards self love.

Heal book summary, reviews and downlod

Heal

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The only way to heal...is to look within and trust in love.Short Collection of Poetry.

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Worthy

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PrologueIt took me decades to believe I was worthy of love.A short collection of poetry.

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Copy

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I don’t want to be a copy…if it means throwing away the real me.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

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Fake

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PrologueDo what you do to make fake headlines, but one day they will see through you and the fabricated designs.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depressi...

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Love

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Love is what gives our stories life....every love has a lesson to tell.A short collection of poetry.

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Sweet Goodbyes

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I tell myself to let you go...but love won't let it be so.Poetry about love and loss.

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Hope

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Hope inspires a new possibility, creating a way where doubt couldn’t see one.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

Yesterdays book summary, reviews and downlod

Yesterdays

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A story of darkness and the path towards love.A short collection of poetry.

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Crowns

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PrologueI wanted a crown…but no one ever told me what it would cost.

Simple book summary, reviews and downlod

Simple

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PrologueI wish it was simple…forgiving and letting you go.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

Work book summary, reviews and downlod

Work

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PrologueI want to heal…and I don’t. The part of me that doesn’t is tied to you and the pain. And I don’t know how to live without the pain yet.*Mature Content: Themes of ...

Brave book summary, reviews and downlod

Brave

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Love yourself first…before you let anyone else have your love.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

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Twisted

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PrologueTwisted fairy tales…have no happy endings.*Mature Content: Themes of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and depression are prevalent throughout.*

Beautiful Ride book summary, reviews and downlod

Beautiful Ride

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Life wouldn't be the same without love...and sometimes the ups and downs, twists and turns of it all...create for one beautiful ride. A short collection of poetry.

Empower book summary, reviews and downlod

Empower

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Let your voice ring loudly with the melody of your own story…Empower is a collect of short stories and poetry on the journey towards love.*Mature Content: themes of...

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Fantasy

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I chased after…the fantasy of you.A short collection of poetry.

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