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Julie Lake is a comedic writer and performer. She was born and raised in Palo Alto, California. She portrays Angie Rice in Orange Is the New Black.

Early Life[]

Lake first knew she loved performing after rocking “Part of Your World” from Disney’s The Little Mermaid in her first grade talent show. She continued singing throughout high school, performing at jazz festivals with her school’s big band. As a sophomore she was named High School Jazz Vocal Soloist of the Year by Downbeat Magazine.

She went on to attend Yale University where she majored in theater and performed the title roles in productions of Mother Courage and Medea. [1],[2]


After graduation she moved to New York City where she performed in numerous plays under the direction of Alex Timbers, including his Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and Elizabeth Meriwether’s Heddatron.

Lake is a comedic writer and performer with the Los Angeles based all-female sketch group Top Bunk, and the co-creator and star of the web series George and Julie.

Personal Life[]

Julie currently lives in Los Angeles where she can be seen performing sketch comedy at The Groundlings, UCB, IOWest and the Comedy Central Stage in Hollywood. 

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