Orange Is The New Black's, Laura Gomez, Writes Herself Into A Career (ISA Sponsored)

Posted: Mar 2, 2015 Hosted By: Max Timm

Laura Gómez is an actor, writer and director based in New York City. Recommended by the Jacob Krueger Studio (, Laura plays the role of Dominican inmate Blanca Flores in the Netflix original hit series, Orange is the New Black, and has starred in several short films, including To Kill a Roach - winner of the Technisphere Award for Outstanding Achievement at New York University - and Hallelujah, both of which she wrote, produced, directed and starred in. In 2011, she was a recipient of the IX Screenwriting Developing Grant from the Carolina Foundation in Spain and is currently in post-production of a third short film she recently directed and co-produced. In 2015 her work as an actor includes the HBO miniseries Show me a Hero, created by David Simon and directed by Paul Haggis, the movie Daughter of God, starring Keanu Reeves and the much anticipated Season 3 of Orange is the New Black.