Award-winning actress best known for playing Piper Chapman in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. She also played Beth Green in the romantic film The Lucky One and starred in Atlas Shrugged: Part I as businesswoman Dagny Taggart.
She was chosen to play Nurse Veronica Callahan in the drama Mercy.
She grew up splitting her time between her mother and father, who had gotten a divorce. She has a younger brother named Sam. She began dating folk singer Emily Ritz.
She co-starred with Jason Biggs on Orange is the New Black.