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Emma Myles (born June 30, 1987 in New York City) is an American actress best known for her recurring role as Leanne Taylor on the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black. She was friends with fellow actress Dascha Polanco prior to being cast on the show, having met her after they both auditioned for a guest role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.[1]

Emma Myles
Born (1987-06-30) June 30, 1987 (age 30)
New York City
Nationality American
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006 (2006)–present
Notable work Leanne Taylor on Orange Is the New Black



Below is a list of films and television series in which Emma Myles has acted.[2]


Year Title Role
2007 First Born Katelyn
2008 The Beverages Steve's Annoyed Liaison
Spinning into Butter Anika
2010 Please Give Salesgirl
2012 Girl Most Likely Hippie Girl
2014 Child of Grace Dana Edwards


Year Title Role Episode Notes
2004 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Lizzie Jones "Haunted" N/A
2006 Conviction Kim Scanton "Indiscretion" N/A
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Starla "Perverted" N/A
2011 How to Make It in America Metal Head Chick "In or Out" N/A
2013–present Orange Is the New Black Leanne Taylor 31 episodes Recurring role
2017 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Carleen Jenkins "Sanctuary" N/A


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