Tatiana Maslany: The Dynamic Is Difficult To Navigate

Tatiana Maslany: The Dynamic Is Difficult To Navigate

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We all have our favorite clone on "Orphan Black."

For many, it is funky bisexual scientist Cosima. For others, it's stressed out soccer mom Alison gets top billing. And still others gravitate toward punk protagonist Sarah. But if you ask the woman who plays them all, Tatiana Maslany, who her favorite clone is lately, you'll get a surprising answer: Rachel.

That's right, the corporate pro-clone will play a major role in season 2, and when Entertainment Weekly caught up with Maslany on set during filming, she named Ms. Duncan as the one she is most amped about playing.

"I love Rachel right now," says Maslany. "I'm really excited about Rachel. She's quite fun to play. The last episode we did with a director called Helen Shaver. It was her first time directing Orphan, and she's an actor and an amazing woman. The episode was quite Rachel heavy and it was really great to do it with her because she just understood things on a level that just enlightened me as to who Rachel is and what's underneath and where she could be coming from. She's kind of a fascinating mystery to me."

Tatiana Maslany joins Steve Edwards and Lisa Breckenridge on Good Day L.A.

Fun Facts About Tatiana Maslany: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) She is a Golden Globe Award-nominated and Canadian Screen Award winning Canadian actress. She has starred in television series such as The Nativity, Being Erica and Heartland. In 2013, Maslany won an ACTRA for her role as Claire in the feature film Picture Day, and a Philip Borsos Award for her performance in the independent film Cas & Dylan. She is currently the series lead of the hit Canadian science fiction thriller series Orphan Black, for which she won a Critics' Choice Television Award and TCA Award in 2013, and a Canadian Screen Award in 2014.

2) Other notable films starring Maslany are Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed, Diary of the Dead and Eastern Promises, the latter of which she personally narrated.

3) Maslany was one of the stars of the 2002 Canadian TV series 2030 CE. She appeared as the character Ghost in the 2004 film Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed. Maslany did comedic improv for ten years. She participated in improvisational theatre, including the Canadian Improv Games,and has since become a member of the General Fools Improvisational Theatre.

Season premiere of ‘Orphan Black' airs a week from tomorrow on BBC America.

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