Season 2: Episode 2: Annie Golden: Orange is the New Black, Broadway, The Full Monty, Hair, Legacy, Actress

In This Episode

Annie Golden may have been mute behind bars on Orange is the New Black, but she has plenty to say about her TV, Film, Music, & Broadway career. From spreading positivity to working with Broadway’s biggest names and Hollywood giants, Annie Golden bares it all!

This episode features Annie baring it all about her career Legacy:

  • Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
  • Hair (Film & Broadway Revival)
  • The Full Monty (Tony Nominated Broadway Musical)
  • Working with 5-Time Tony Award winning playwright Terrance McNally
  • Working with Tony, Grammy, & Emmy winning Composer Marc Shaiman
  • Working with Academy Award winning Director Milos Forman (Hair)
  • Annie’s Mission Statement in life
  • Career Advice
  • Rapid Fire Questions


Listen to Part 2 of of my interview with Annie Golden, where we discuss Lessons Learned. Click Here to Listen


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Annie Golden is an American actress and singer. She first came to prominence as the lead singer of the punk band The Shirts from 1975-1981 with whom she recorded three albums. She began her acting career as “Mother” in the 1977 Broadway revival of Hair; later taking on the role of “Jeannie Ryan” in the 1979 film version of the musical. Other notable film credits include Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), Baby Boom (1987), Longtime Companion (1989), Strictly Business (1991), Prelude to a Kiss (1992), 12 Monkeys (1995), The American Astronaut (2001), It Runs in the Family (2003), Adventures of Power (2008), and I Love You Phillip Morris (2009).

Her theatrical credits in the Tony Nominated Musical The Full Monty, Violet at Roundabout Theatre Company, Assassins, On The Town, Little Shop of Horrors, and many others.

Golden is best known for portraying mute “Norma Romano” in the Netflix comedy-drama web television series Orange Is the New Black from 2013-2019. In 1985-1986 she appeared as the recurring character “Tommy” in Miami Vice, and from 1989-1992 she portrayed the recurring role of “Margaret O’Keefe” on the sitcom Cheers. She has appeared as a guest star on several television programs, including American Playhouse, Dear John, Father Dowling Mysteries, High Maintenance, Law & Order, and True Blue among others.

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