Award Winner Mike Birbiglia Joins "Orange is The New Black" As Recurring
15 Aug 2014
According to The Wire, award-winning comedian and actor Mike Birbiglia will join the cast of Netflix's "Orange Is The New Black" as a recurring role, along with other new cast members Mary Steenburgen and Blair Brown.
Birbiglia is best known as a standup comedian, and won a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show for his acclaimed My Girlfriend's Boyfriend.
In 2012 he directed and starred in a film of his acclaimed one man show, "Sleepwalk With Me." Birbiglia will bring his new show Thank God For Jokes to BAM Sept. 5.
His role on "Orange Is The New Black" comes on the heel of new screen roles in "Girls" and the film "The Fault In Our Stars."
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