Australian actor Yael Stone is best known for playing Lorna Morello in seven seasons of the multi-award-winning Netflix series, Orange Is the New Black. She’s known to Sydney theatregoers for many roles including in Diary of a Madman and The Beauty Queen of Leenane. Yael began working on screen in Australia at the age of 12. She has a slew of awards under her belt including Best Newcomer, Best Supporting Actor and three-time SAG Award winner for Best Ensemble. She is a proud ambassador for AIME and has written for The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, Elle and Junkee. In January, 2020 at the height of the Australian bushfires, Yael announced that she would be abandoning her US Green Card, with major impact on her transatlantic film career, and returning home to Australia as a symbol of her commitment to reducing CO2 emissions. She’s currently studying Sustainable Communities at the University of Wollongong.
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