Diane Guerrero is a Colombian American actress and author. She is known for her roles as inmate Maritza Ramos on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black and Lina on Jane the Virgin. Guerrero grew up in Boston and remained there after the rest of her family were deported to Colombia. She is an advocate for immigration reform. Her role on Orange Is the New Black has contributed to three consecutive wins for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Guerrero is the author of In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, a memoir about her parents being detained and deported when she was fourteen. She currently stars as Jane in the HBO Max action-drama series Doom Patrol. She recently starred in BLAST BEAT for Sony Pictures and recorded voiceover for the role of Isabella in Disney’s most recent animated feature, ENCANTO with Lin Manuel. A passionate human rights activist, Diane was also recently the host and exec producer of her NPR podcast “Yeah No, I’m Not OK”, where she candidly discussed mental health issues affecting the BIPOC community.