Madeline Brewer

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Madeline Brewer
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Brewer in 2017
Madeline Kathryn Brewer

(1992-05-01) May 1, 1992 (age 30)
Alma materAmerican Musical and Dramatic Academy
Years active2013–present

Madeline Kathryn Brewer[1] (born May 1, 1992[2][better source needed]) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Tricia Miller in the Emmy award-winning series Orange Is the New Black (2013), her role in Hemlock Grove (2014–2015), and her lead role as Alice/Lola in the Netflix horror film Cam. She stars as Janine Lindo in the Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale (2017–present), which earned her an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.

Early life[edit]

Brewer grew up in Pitman, New Jersey, the daughter of Laurie and Mark Brewer, who is an actor and musician.[3] She is a graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City.[4] Brewer was crowned Miss Pitman in high school in 2010.[5]


Brewer began her career after portraying Tricia Miller in the original Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. In 2016, she appeared in "Men Against Fire", an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror.[6][7] In 2018, she portrayed the main character of Alice/Lola in the Netflix psychological horror film Cam.[8][9] She has starred in the Hulu original series The Handmaid's Tale since 2017.[2][10][11]



Year Title Role Notes
2017 Hedgehog Ali
2017 Flesh and Blood Maddy
2018 Still Lily
2018 Braid Daphne Peters/Mother [12]
2018 Cam Alice/Lola [8][9]
2019 Captive State Rula
2019 Hustlers Dawn
2019 Now Is Everything Hannah/Kate
2021 The Ultimate Playlist of Noise Wendy
2021 Separation Samantha Nally
2022 Space Oddity Liz Filming


Year Title Role Notes
2013 Orange Is the New Black Tricia Miller Recurring role (season 1), 7 episodes[13]
2014–2015 Hemlock Grove Miranda Cates Recurring role (seasons 2–3), 10 episodes[14]
2014 Stalker Claudia Burke Episode: "Crazy for You"
2015–2016 Grimm Billie Trump Episodes: "Wesen Nacht", "Eve of Destruction"
2016 Black Mirror Raiman Episode: "Men Against Fire"[6][7]
2016 The Deleted Agatha Web series; main role[15]
2017–present The Handmaid's Tale Janine / Ofwarren / Ofdaniel / Ofhoward Main role[2][11]
Nomination – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2021)[16]
2020 Acting for a Cause Claudius Episode: "Hamlet"
2022 Shining Girls Klara Episodes: "Bright", “30”


  1. ^ "Madeline Brewer". TV Guide. Retrieved November 21, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Login • Instagram". Archived from the original on December 24, 2021. {{cite web}}: Cite uses generic title (help)
  3. ^ Riordan, Kevin (July 9, 2013). Pitman actress takes a grittier role. The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  4. ^ Garrabrant, Beth (September 20, 2013). "The Insider: Madeline Brewer". Nylon. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  5. ^ Shelly, Kelly C. (June 21, 2014). "Former Miss Pitman is an overnight Netflix success". Courier Post. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  6. ^ a b "Joe Wright To Direct 'Black Mirror' Episode For Netflix; Bryce Dallas Howard & Alice Eve To Star". Deadline Hollywood. February 10, 2016. Retrieved March 1, 2016.
  7. ^ a b Merrett, Robyn (January 12, 2018). "Madeline Brewer: 5 Facts About 'Handmaid's Tale' Star Who May Be Dating Nick Jonas". Retrieved June 13, 2018.
  8. ^ a b Bierly, Mandi (July 11, 2014). "Video: 'Hemlock Grove' star Madeline Brewer explains why she's scarred for life". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  9. ^ a b Roncace, Kelly (July 8, 2014). "Pitman native Madeline Brewer to star on Netflix's 'Hemlock Grove'". South Jersey Times. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  10. ^ Madeline Brewer Discusses "The Handmaid's Tale". Retrieved July 30, 2019 – via YouTube.
  11. ^ a b Goldberg, Lesley (August 16, 2016). "Hulu's 'Handmaid's Tale' Adds Madeline Brewer (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 5, 2020.
  12. ^ Scheck, Frank (January 31, 2019). "'Braid': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 5, 2021.
  13. ^ Rhiannon, Alexis. "So Turns Out That When Tricia Left OITNB, She Went Right Back To Waiting Tables". Crushable. Archived from the original on July 13, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  14. ^ Kroll, Justin. "'Orange is the New Black's' Madeline Brewer Signs With ICM Partners". Variety. Retrieved July 14, 2014.
  15. ^ Petski, Denise (August 8, 2016). "'Orange Is The New Black's Madeline Brewer Among Seven Cast In Bret Easton Ellis' 'The Deleted'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 19, 2016.
  16. ^ "Emmys 2021: Mandalorian, the Crown and WandaVision Lead Nominations, Ted Lasso Tops the Comedy Pack". July 13, 2021.

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