A recurring role in the Netflix prison comedy, “Orange Is the New Black,” has become the Brooklynite’s big break. And with filming of the second season currently underway, Polanco is relishing her first full-time acting gig.
It’s the beginning of a career she once thought impossible.
“I’ve been through what I’ve been through, and because of that, now I can accept the rejection and the criticism,” she said.
It was only three years ago that the mother of two said she went on auditions thanks to encouragement from her fiancé.
Source: NY Daily News