Dorthea Lauren Allegra Lapkus is an American actress and comedian who portrayed Susan Fischer in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black and Jess in HBO's Crashing. She has also made appearances on such television shows as Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Middle, Hot in Cleveland, and @midnight and films such as Jurassic World. She has appeared on many podcasts, including Comedy Bang! Bang!, improv4humans, and her own podcast With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus. She was a main cast member on the TBS original sitcom Clipped.