ALYSIA REINER is best known as SAG award winning “FIG” on 7 seasons of Orange Is the New Black, and originating Agent Sadie Deever in Ms. Marvel ( Pan Asian Critics Choice Best Ensemble Cast) She just finished her 5th season as Sunny on Better Things ( nominated for a Critics Choice in 2023) , her second season as Kathryn in STARZ’s Shining Vale starring with Courtney Cox and Greg Kinnear, as well as 2 seasons as KIKI on THE DEUCE. A few other filmed adventures include getting married in the Oscar winning film Sideways, getting naked in an Emmy Award winning episode of Broad City, and going head to head against Viola Davis on How To Get Away with Murder, and she just starred in The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something has Passed ( Cannes 2023) and O HORIZON with David Strathairn and Maria Bakalova.
Additionally, she conceived of, developed, produced, and starred in the feature film EQUITY, which was bought/distributed by Sony Pictures Classics at Sundance Film Festival. She produced/starred in EGG which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival & is 100% FRESH on Rotten Tomatoes. Both on itunes and amazon now.
Offscreen, Alysia uses her platform to spread joy, inspiration, hope and love. With the belief that incorporating sustainable habits into our daily lives and communities is the best approach to change-making, every moment she is not on set, she works steadfastly as a mother and activist. She currently serves on the board of the Geena Davis Institute for Gender in Media, A Second YOU (serving formerly incarcerated individuals), and the Earth Day Initiative. She also serves on the advisory board for AIR PROTEIN, and as the face and zero waste eco-emissary for IZZY BEAUTY, along with being a proud member of the Resistance Revival Chorus, and a volunteer firefighter (yes, really!).
In addition to her Sag Award for Ensemble in a Comedy Series, she has also received the Acclaimed Collaborator Award from Women in Arts and Media, a MUSE “MADE IN NY” AWARD from The Mayor’s office and New York Women in Film and Television, the SARAH POWELL HUNTINGTON LEADERSHIP AWARD by the Women’s Prison Association, the VOICE OF A WOMAN AWARD, the PIONEER IN FILMMAKING AWARD, and the FOUNDERS AWARD FOR SUPPORT.