Dascha Polanco

Dascha Polanco

When and where Dascha Polanco was born?

Age
37 years
Birth date
December 3, 19821982-12-03
Zodiac sign
Sagittarius
Place of Birth
Dominican Republic
Occupation
Actress
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Biography (wiki)

Dascha Yolaine Polanco (born December 3, 1982) is an American actress. She is known for portraying the role of Dayanara "Daya" Diaz on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black.

Polanco was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and moved to the United States at a young age. She was raised in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York and Miami by her father, a mechanic, and mother, a cosmetologist. Polanco is the oldest of three children; she has a brother and sister.

Polanco has two children, a daughter and a son. Her daughter portrayed a younger version of Polanco's character in the fifth season of Orange is the New Black.

Polanco aspired to be an actress from an early age but "always doubted auditioning because of weight", so she completed a bachelor's degree in psychology at Hunter College. After college she began working in the healthcare industry with the intention of becoming a nurse. She was working in hospital administration at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx while studying nursing when she gained the courage to pursue acting again and registered herself with an acting studio. She attended BIH Studios in New York, and while there was signed by the talent agency Shirley Grant Management. Her first acting credits were minor parts in the television series Unforgettable and NYC 22.

Dascha Polanco

Body Measurements

Height and Weight 2020

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Height 5 ft 5 in / 165 cm
Weight 163 lb / 74 kg
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Body size

Breast/Bust size 40 in / 104 cm
Waist size 29 in / 76 cm
Hips size 42 in / 107 cm
Bra size 46C (US) / 105C (EU)
Cup size C (US)
Dress Size 12 (US) or 42 (EU)
Shoe (Feet) Size 8.5 (US)
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Breast 104
Waist 76
Hips 107

Appearance

Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Nationality Dominican
Race / ethnicity Multiracial

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