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Barbara Rosenblat

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Barbara Rosenblat

Barbara Rosenblat (born in London, England) is a British actress and voice artist.

She appeared in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black as Miss Rosa.


  • Acting career 1
  • Filmography 2
    • Film 2.1
    • Television 2.2
    • Video games 2.3
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Acting career

Her first acting role was in Fiddler on the Roof as "Yenta" in a touring company with performances in Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio. She returned to the UK to begin her professional career in show business. She appeared on London's West End in Torch Song Trilogy, Godspell, Bar Mitzvah Boy. She has appeared on BBC Radio and television, and has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Rosenblat has worked in radio and film (Reds, Haunted Honeymoon, Little Shop of Horrors).

Rosenblat returned to New York where she worked in the audio book industry receiving a number of awards for her work including a fair number of Audie Awards awarded by AudioFile Magazine.

In the video gaming world, she voiced "Reni Wasselmeier" in the Grand Theft Auto Vice City Stories. On Broadway, she created the role of "Mrs. Medlock" in the Tony Award Winning show The Secret Garden. She also performed multiple characters in the revival of Eric Bogosian's play Talk Radio with Liev Schreiber. She had a recurring role as "Miss Rosa" in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black.

Rosenblat is the author of the best-selling Kindle book, AUDIOBOOK NARRATOR: The Art of Recording Audio Books.



Year Title Role Notes
1976 Carry on England A.T.S.
1985 Turtle Diary American Woman
1986 The American Way Betsey Blankett
1986 Haunted Honeymoon Reporter
1986 Little Shop of Horrors Fifth Customer
1990 The Care of Time Barbara Television movie


Year Title Role Notes
1982 Play for Today Rosie Episode: "Under the Skin"
1982 Never the Twain Mrs. Hardy Episode: "A Woman's Place..."
1983 Luna 2B2B Episode: "All the World's a Teletalk Linkup"
1983 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye Lady columnist Episode: "Smart Alek Kill"
1984 Tales of the Unexpected TV Interviewer Episode: "Have a Nice Death"
1997 The Cartoon Cartoon Show Mother Episode: "Malcom and Melvin"
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Nurse Episode: "Rage"
2008 Click and Clack's As the Wrench Turns Sal Episode: "Campaign"
2009 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Selma Peters Episode: "Transitions"
2013–2015 Orange Is the New Black Miss Rosa 14 episodes
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
2014 Girls Nurse Episode: "Flo"
2014 Veep Diane Appleby Episode: "New Hampshire"
2015 Gotham Lidia Bicchieri 2 episodes

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories DJ Reni Wassulmaier
2006 Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories DJ Reni Wassulmaier



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