Gainesville, Florida, USA
Alysia is best know for her role as Natalie "Fig" Figueroa, the tough as nails assistant warden everyone loves to hate on the Netflix hit series "Orange Is The New Black." Alysia won a Screen Actors Guild award as part of the amazing ensemble cast, you can see her in all 5 binge-worthy seasons and she's filming season 6 now. You can also catch her as Sunny in the F/X show "Better Things" and in Season 4 of Showtime's "Masters Of Sex." Additionally she plays District Attorney Wendy Parks on ABC's "How To Get Away With Murder," Lilian Izikoff on "Rosewood," and Fiona in Michael Showalter's new TNT series "Search Party."On the film front, Alysia starred with Anna Gunn in "Equity," the first ever female driven Wall Street film, which she also produced. The film premiered at Sundance, was immediately acquired by Sony Pictures Classics, and was released in theaters nationwide. "Equity" was Alysia's first feature as actress AND producer. Other recent film includes "School Spirits," "Shine," and Whitney Cummings' "The Female Brain." She feels so blessed to have worked with so many film masters from Alexander Payne in the Oscar winning "Sideways," to Jodie Foster, to the amazing Meera Menon - the director of "Equity."Alysia loves working as a change maker for women, and has been invited to The White House, The United Nations, S.H.E. Summit, Google, and Cannes Lion to speak about breaking barriers for women in all fields. Additionally, she was awarded the Sarah Powell Huntington Leadership Award by the Women's Prison Association, and she has been honored with the Voice of a Woman Award, the Pioneer In Filmmaking Award, and the CSC's Founders Award for Support. She was recognized as an Intelligent Optimist in Ode Magazine and profiled by New York Women in Film and Television as a woman to watch.
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