Lauren Lapkus



Place of birth:

Chicago, Illinois, USA:


An American actress and comedian who portrayed Susan Fischer in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black and Jess in HBO's Crashing. She has also made appearances on such television shows as Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Middle, Hot in Cleveland, and @midnight. She has appeared on many podcasts, including Comedy Bang! Bang!, improv4humans, and her own podcast With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus. She was a main cast member on the TBS original sitcom Clipped. Lapkus grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from DePaul University in 2008 with a degree in English. After living in New York City for a little over a year, she moved to Los Angeles in 2010 to pursue an acting career.

Film Credits

The Unicorn (2019)
as Malory
Holmes & Watson (2018)
as Millie
Good Girls Get High (2018)
as Patty
Dog Days (2018)
as Daisy
Adventure Time: Elements (2017)
as Patience St. Pim (voice)
Girlfriend's Day (2017)
as Cardie #2
The Fun Company (2017)
as Jessica
Hairpin Bender (2016)
as Emily
Andy Richter's Home for the Holidays (2016)
as Andy's Wife
LEGO Jurassic World: The Indominus Escape (2016)
as Vivian
Opening Night (2016)
as Alex Bean
The Hindenburg Explodes! (2016)
as Penelope
Underground Comedy (2015)
as Herself
Cast Party (2015)
as Herself
Jurassic World (2015)
as Vivian
Rubberhead (2014)
Bread and Butter (2014)
Blended (2014)
as Tracy
Are You Here (2013)
as Delia Shepard
The To Do List (2013)
as Girl Heckler
Dreamworld (2012)
as Sushi
Manhattan Mixup (2011)
as Agent Smith
The Wrong Missy ()
Wildlife ()
as Grace Hinckley
Wild Horses: LIVE at the Kennedy Center ()
as Self

TV Series Credits

Nailed It! Holiday! (2018)
as Guest Judge
Harvey Street Kids (2018)
The Guest Book (2017)
as Sandy
Ginger Snaps (2017)
as Calista (voice)
Crashing (2017)
as Jess
Netflix Presents: The Characters (2016)
as Herself
Lucifer (2016)
as Bree Garland/Abel
Clipped (2015)
as Joy
Orange Is the New Black (2013)
as Susan Fischer
Cleve Dixon: Terrible Detective (2012)
as Barbara Dietrichson
The Big Bang Theory (2007)
as Denise