In case you’ve been living under a rock, there are so many reasons to love Dascha, and I’m going to tell you ALL of them. Thank me later.
She is a proud Afro-Latina woman, and we are so ready for it. We are a queen who knows who she is and is proud of where she comes from.
In addition to her successful roles, she also has a bachelor’s degree in psychology.
She is not afraid to stand up for what she believes in. She was very candid during the Black Lives Matter movement in the summer of 2020, and has continued to use its platform to speak out.
Her role as Dayanara Diaz in Orange is the new black stole the show. She quickly became a main character for fans.
Plus, her role as Beatrice was one of the best parts of the hit Netflix show russian doll.
She is also a mother of two! The actor is the parent of a son and a daughter.
She doesn’t mind sharing the spotlight with her kids, and her daughter played the younger version of her haar Orange is the new black.
She is a natural fashion icon.
When it comes to the In the heights actor, everything she does are goals. She even started a new hobby during the pandemic.
She is never afraid to be raw and authentic.
Finally, the best part is that she’s only just getting started. Her next move will be starring in an NBC pilot, which I’m sure will be my new favorite show.
So basically, when I grow up, I want to be Dascha Polanco.
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