Olga Merediz (born February 15 1956) is an American Broadway actress. She portrays Lourdes in Orange Is the New Black.

Early Life Edit

Merediz was born on February 15, 1956 in Guantanamo, Cuba.

Career Edit

Merediz’s motion picture credits include Top FiveThe Place Beyond the PinesThe Angriest Man in BrooklynMr. Popper's PenguinsRemember MeK-PaxApartment 5-C,Trouble in the HeightsLike Sunday, Like RainFugly!Requiem for a DreamAngieEvita, and Changing Lanes. She worked with Meryl Streep in both Marvin's Room and Music of the Heart, and with Sidney Lumet in Q&A. Robert Redford directed her in The Milagro Beanfield War.