Yael Stone Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics


Born Name

Yael Stone

Nick Name


Yael Stone at Paley Fest in March 2014
Yael Stone at Paley Fest in March 2014

Sun Sign


Born Place

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


Yael shuttles between New York, Sydney, and Melbourne depending on her work schedule and projects in hand.


Australian nationality


She completed her schooling at Balmain Public School. She went on to graduate from Newtown High School of the Performing Arts and the National Institute of Dramatic Art, in New South Wales, Australia.




  • Father – Harry Stone (Architect)
  • Mother – Judy Stone (Nurse)
  • Siblings – Jake Stone (Older Brother) (Lead Singer of the Australian band Bluejuice), Elana Stone (Older Sister) (Musician)


Yael Stone is managed by –

  • Shanahan Management Pty Ltd. (Australia)
  • The Gersh Agency, Inc. (USA)




5 ft or 152.5 cm


51 kg or 112.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Yael Stone has dated –

  1. Dan Spielman (2012-2016) – Australian actor Dan married Yael in 2012, and the two resided in New York City. On July 6, 2017, Yael announced on her Twitter account that her marriage with Dan had ended over a year ago. Reasons for their fallout were unknown.
  2. Jack Manning Bancroft – AIME founder Jack Manning Bancroft started dating Yael and the couple announced that they were expecting their first child on November 23rd, 2017.

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Race / Ethnicity


Yael has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry on her father’s side and English ancestry on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • High cheekbones
  • Doe-eyed
  • She is often seen wearing red lipstick.

Brand Endorsements

Yael has appeared in a commercial for LG.



Best Known For

  • Essaying the role of Lorna Morello in Orange is the New Black (OITNB), a comedy-drama web television series on Netflix by Jenji Kohan.
  • Her distinctive accent on the OITNB show, in spite of her Australian nationality.

First Film

Yael made her theatrical film debut as Stacy in the 1999 romantic comedy Me Myself I.

First TV Show

Yael made her television show debut in 2001 in the drama mini-series The Farm as Young Sam Cooper.

Personal Trainer

Yael practices yoga and is a certified yoga teacher to help with flexibility and overall health.

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Yael Stone Favorite Things

  • Podcasts – Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History, Dan Savage’s Lovecast, On the Media, This American Life
  • Lipstick Color – Red
  • Dessert – Lamingtons
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Yael Stone Facts

  1. Yael was initially hired as a floating character in Orange is The New Black and later was made a series regular from season 3.
  2. She auditioned for her role in Orange is the New Black the next day after her wedding to ex-husband Dan Spielman in 2012 in New York. Yael initially auditioned for the role of Nicky Nichols which was eventually played by Natasha Lyonne.
  3. She co-founded a theater collective which promotes creative writing and ideas called The Cannery.
  4. Yael started learning Hebrew when she was 12 years old. Before her bat mitzvah, Yael confessed to her father that she does not feel a connection with God.
  5. Follow Yael on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Featured Image by Dominick D / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0


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