Alysia Reiner

Actor, Producer, and Activist

Award Winning Actress and producer Alysia Reiner is best known as “FIG” on all 7 seasons of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, for which she won a SAG AWARD, and she just originated the role of DODC Agent Sadie Deever in the much anticipated new Disney+/Marvel TV series, MS. MARVEL, streaming now. Additionally, she just finished her 5th season as Sunny on Peabody Award-winning BETTER THINGS on F/X x HULU, as well as her first season playing Katharyn in STARZ’s SHINING VALE with Courteney Cox and Greg Kinnear, after finishing 2 seasons as KIKI on HBO’s THE DEUCE.

As a producer, Alysia produced and stars in the motherhood dark comedy EGG with Christina Hendricks and Anna Camp. It premiered at Tribeca film festival, is 100% FRESH on Rotten tomatoes and available on iTunes, Amazon & VOD Now. Additionally, Alysia conceived of, developed, produced and starred in the feature film EQUITY, bought/distributed by Sony Pictures Classics at Sundance 2016.

A few other filmed adventures include getting married in the Oscar winning film SIDEWAYS, getting naked in an Emmy Award winning episode of BROAD CITY, and going head to head against Viola Davis on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER, and she just starred in Stampede Ventures’ feature film, GOING PLACES, and wrapped THE INDEPENDENT with John Cena, Jodie Turner-Smith, and Brian Cox.

You may also know her from feature films like 5 FLIGHTS UP, KELLY AND CAL, SHINE, FORT TILDEN, KISSING JESSICA STEIN, or countless other indie films and TV shows (and yes you have seen her on all of the Law & Orders multiple times and yes, you are right, she is the voice of Nick’s fan favorite Ms Marmalady on Butterbean’s Cafe).

She loves working as a change maker for women and an advocate for women’s rights & climate change initiatives. Along with being on the board and an ambassador for GDIM, on the board of EARTH DAY INITIATIVE, on the advisory board for AIR PROTEIN, Alysia is the face and zero waste eco-emissary for IZZY BEAUTY and started eco-fashion zero waste initiative, Livari. As a champion of all things eco-friendly, she and her husband used their home as a way to share information about building green. Their brownstone eco-renovation in Harlem was featured on television’s “World’s Greenest Homes” and “Renovation Nation”; in various magazines like Dwell, Gotham, Origin and The Nest; and they allowed the environmentally friendly construction process to be chronicled on websites such as and Alysia has been invited to speak and keynote at The White House, The United Nations, Google, Cannes Lion, Women’s Media Summit, Collision, and countless film festivals and events about breaking barriers for women in all fields, specifically the entertainment industry.

Alysia received the Acclaimed Collaborator Award from Women in Arts and Media, is an ambassador and on the board of the Geena Davis Institute for Gender Equality, recently received a MUSE “MADE IN NY” AWARD from The Mayor’s office and New York Women in Film and Television, and has been invited to THE WHITE HOUSE, THE UNITED NATIONS, S.H.E. SUMMIT, GOOGLE, CANNES LION and countless film festivals and events 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 was honored with the VOICE OF A WOMAN AWARD, the PIONEER IN FILMMAKING AWARD, and the FOUNDERS AWARD FOR SUPPORT.

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