Let’s get to know OITNB‘s Diane Guerrero.
With all the hype surrounding Orange Is the New Black and its brand new trailer, we thought we’d get you acquainted with one of its characters, Maritza Ramos. She plays a feisty latina inmate at Litchfield Penitentiary — you know the one with the great eyeliner, who’s also BFFs with Flaca?
There’s a lot you might not know about her struggles in real life, starting with the fact that her family was deported to Colombia when she was just 14 year old. Guerrero, 29, has been making headlines lately for sharing her story and writing a memoir about it.
However, that’s not all there is to know about her. She also stars in Jane the Virgin alongside Gina Rodriguez, has twice contributed to wins for the Screen Actors Guild Award for her role on Orange Is the New Black, and is definitely an actress to look out for in the future.
Check out the gallery above to read 10 things you might not know about her!