Lea DeLaria

Highest Rated: 92% Support the Girls (2018)
Lowest Rated: 26% Ass Backwards (2013)
Birthday: May 23, 1958
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Became interested in comedy as a child in Catholic school, where she learned how to make the nuns laugh to avoid beatings. Started singing gigs with her jazz pianist father in nightclubs at age 12. In 1987, she emceed the Second March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. Her appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show in 1993 was the first time an out gay comedian appeared on a late night talk show. Debut comedy album, Bulldyke in a Chinashop, was released in 1994. Released her first jazz album, Play it Cool, in 2001. The part of Big Boo on Orange Is The New Black was specifically written for her, after she originally auditioned for a role as a prison guard. Lost 50 pounds after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2015.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
92% Support the Girls Bobo 2018
69% Cars 3 Miss Fritter $152.7M 2017
83% Equal Means Equal Actor 2016
No Score Yet Bear with Us Actor 2016
26% Ass Backwards Deb 2013
No Score Yet Dear Dumb Diary Ms. Bruntford 2013
No Score Yet Outlaugh! Actor 2007
No Score Yet Fat Rose and Squeaky Fat Rose 2006
75% Edge of Seventeen Angie 1999
No Score Yet Homo Heights Clementine 1998

TV

CREDIT
88% Orange Is the New Black
2013
Big Boo
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest
  • 2017
79% The Jim Gaffigan Show
2015-2016
  • 2015
57% Californication
2007-2014
Debbie
  • 2012
No Score Yet Will & Grace
1998
Nurse Carver
  • 2003
No Score Yet Armistead Maupin's 'Further Tales of the City'
2001
Willie Omiak
  • 2001
No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show
1995-2004
Jewel
  • 1997
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000

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