Reiner with husband David Alan Basche in February 2011
July 21, 1970 |
Gainesville, Florida, USA
|Spouse(s)||David Alan Basche (? - present; 1 child)|
Alysia Reiner (born July 21, 1970) is an American actress who has appeared in several award-winning films, television shows, and Off Broadway theatrical works.
Reiner has appeared in several Off Broadway works including two 2 Persian themed plays directed by Abdolhossein Sepanta focusing on the struggles of lesbian women in Persian culture. One of her early roles was in the 2005 Drama Desk-nominated New York premiere of Pentecost, by Tony Award-winning playwright David Edgar. She recently joined Tim Crouch in the Obie Award-winning An Oak Tree at The Barrow Street, and "Jayson with a Y" with The New Group. At The Beckett, she played roles in Anaïs Nin: One of Her Lives and Wasps in Bed. She has been deemed "Off Broadway Favorite" by Theatremania and was called "priceless" by the New York Times.
Film and television
Reiner has appeared in several recent films, including The Vicious Kind, Arranged, Schooled, and The Narrow Gate (which won the award for "Best Female Filmmaker" at the San Diego Film Festival). In 2005, she played the role of Christine in the film Sideways, which won Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.
Reiner's only TV lead role was on the pilot of An Englishman in New York. She has appeared as a guest on The Sopranos, Love Monkey, The Jury, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Drew Carey Show, The Practice, Family Law, Jack & Jill, and White Collar. Reiner has a recurring role as Natalie Figueroa on Orange Is the New Black.
Reiner has just announced that she and writing partner Sarah Megan Thomas will be launching Broad Street Pictures to produce films with strong female roles. The company’s first project is to be a thriller set on Wall Street starring Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, best known for The Nanny Diaries, to write the screenplay.
|2004||Three Body Problem, TheThe Three Body Problem||Nina||Short film|
|2005||One Last Thing...||Tai Uhlmann|
|2006||Cycle Unknown||Marie||Short film|
|2006||Narrow Gate, TheThe Narrow Gate||Rachel|
|2007||Schooled||Miss Luna Hill|
|2008||Peppermint Tree, TheThe Peppermint Tree||Laura|
|2009||Vicious Kind, TheThe Vicious Kind||Samantha|
|2009||Jacket, TheThe Jacket||Joan||Short film|
|2009||Speed Grieving||Malia||Short film|
|2013||King Theodore Live||Jordyn||Short film|
|2014||That Awkward Moment||Amanda|
|2014||Story of Milo & Annie, TheThe Story of Milo & Annie||Mercedes||Short film, post-production|
|2014||Kelly & Cal||Trish||Post-production|
|1999||Law & Order||Gretchen Stewart||Episode: "Sundown"|
|2000||Family Law||Ms. Holland||Episode: "Echoes"|
|2002||Drew Carey Show, TheThe Drew Carey Show||Sally||Episode: "What Women Don't Want"|
|2002||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Cindy Kerber||Episode: "Juvenile"|
|2003||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Leslie Hurst||Episode: "Stray"|
|2004||Jury, TheThe Jury||Dr. Ainsley Solomon||Episode: "The Boxer"|
|2006||Sopranos, TheThe Sopranos||Linda Vaughn||Epiosde: "Mr. & Mrs. John Sacrimoni Request..."|
|2006||Love Monkey||Megan||Episode: "Coming Out"|
|2008||Puppy Love||Jen||TV series|
|2008||Starter Wife, TheThe Starter Wife||Cindy||2 episodes|
|2009||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Paula O'Keefe||Episode: "Lady's Man"|
|2009||White Collar||Manager||Episode: "Free Fall"|
|2010||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Michelle Linden||Episode: "Lost Children of the Blood"|
|2010||Law & Order||Amy Felner||Episode: "Love Eternal"|
|2011||Blue Bloods||Hannah||Episode: "Model Behavior"|
|2012||Exes, TheThe Exes||Cindy||Episode: "The Party"|
|2013–present||Orange Is the New Black||Natalie Figueroa||15 episodes|
- "‘Orange is the New Black’ Actress Launches Production Company". Variety. 5 June 2014. Retrieved 5 June 2014.
- David Alan Basche - Actor - DavidAlanBasche.com
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