|Known for||Orange Is The New Black|
Soules was born on October 2, 1946New Jersey. She grew up in the Greenwood Lake section of West Milford, New Jersey and attended West Milford High School. While in high school, Soules became interested in acting and began acting in Summer stock theater, singing in church choirs and started studying acting at HB Studio.in
Soules moved to New York in the mid 60s after high school to pursue an acting career, and initially worked behind the scenes in theater in a variety of positions. Her big break came in 1968 when she landed her first Broadway role, the part of Jeanie in the original Broadway production of Hair.
Soules is openly lesbian.
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