Actor Name: Taylor Schilling
Taylor Schilling stars as Piper Chapman, a young woman whose seemingly perfect life is turned upside down when she must serve time in prison. Schilling made her debut on the big screen in 2007 in Dark Matter, which co-starred Meryl Streep. Taylor grew up in Massachusetts and graduated in 2006 from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts in Acting. She entered New York University's Graduate Acting Program and left after her second year to pursue her acting career, landing “Mercy” within four months. She currently resides in New York City.