|Lauren Morelli Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||July 22, 1982|
Lauren Morelli is an American TV writer, producer, and director who has been credited as a producer and writer on the hit shows Orange Is the New Black (2013), Tales of the City (2019), and Hum (2017).
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Lauren attended Winchester Thurston School. Later, she enrolled at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City.
TV Writer, Producer, Director
- Father – Fred Morelli, Jr.
- Others – Frederick J. Morelli, Sr. (Paternal Grandfather), Dorothy Cosgrove (Paternal Grandmother)
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
55 kg or 121 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Lauren has dated –
- Stephen Basilone (2012-2014) – Lauren filed for divorce from her husband of 2 years Steve Basilone on September 12, 2014.
- Samira Wiley (2017-Present) – Model, producer, and actress Samira Wiley and Lauren, began dating while they worked on the Netflix show, Orange is the New Black. Their relationship led to a bit of a stir as Lauren had been married to Stephen Basilone at the time. Later, Lauren revealed that it was while working on the show that she realized she was gay. In October 2016, Samira announced their engagement. She ordered a yellow gold ring and made arrangements to propose to Samira while at Palm Springs resort. Their wedding, which was held in March 2017, was a lavish and romantic affair. Samira’s parents officiated the ceremony and they opted to wear matching custom gowns by Christian Siriano. The couple welcomed a daughter named George Elizabeth on April 11, 2021.
Race / Ethnicity
Lauren has Italian, English, and German ancestry.
- She sports a pair of rectangular-shaped reading glasses.
Lauren Morelli Favorite Things
- Thing About Queer People – “We’re very good at holding space for duality and nuance”
Source – Vulture
Lauren Morelli Facts
- Originally, Lauren is from Pennsylvania.
- She has a pet dog.
- Lauren is very fond of the taste of ice cream.
- Initially, Lauren wanted to be a dancer but an injury ended her career.
- Lauren was brought up in the suburb of McCandless, Pennsylvania.
- She made her debut as a producer in Orange Is the New Black in 2015.
Featured Image By Lauren Morelli / Instagram