Awards & Winners

Selenis Leyva

Date of Birth 26-May-1972
Place of Birth Baracoa
(Cuba, Guantánamo Province)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Actor, Voice Actor
Selenis Leyva is an American actress, known for her role as Gloria Mendoza in the Netflix comedy-drama series, Orange Is the New Black.

Awards by Selenis Leyva

Check all the awards nominated and won by Selenis Leyva.


ALMA Award for Special Achievement in Television
(Honored for their riveting portrayals of characters Gloria Mendoza and Dayanara Diaz on Netflix\u2019s critically acclaimed comedic drama \u201COrange is the New Black,\u201D set in a women\u2019s prison. This remarkably successful show, which just finished filming its third season, accentuates the work of its multicultural bevy of talented Latino actresses, whose roles have broken barriers and put human faces on the issues that confront those, including women of color, who are affected by our country\u2019s criminal justice system.)