‘Orange is the New Black’ Exclusive Video: Kate Mulgrew on playing ‘one of the greatest parts’

At a recent Emmy event in Los Angeles for Netflix hit series “Orange is the New Black,” Kate Mulgrew tells Gold Derby how lucky she is to have such a great day job.

“This will count as probably one of the most exciting periods of my life, one of the greatest parts I’ve ever played penned by a bonafide genius in Jenji Kohan,” she says of her character Galina “Red” Reznikov. “And when you’re working with somebody who is a true genius … all you do is say ‘Thank you, Jesus’ and I fall to my knees in the morning and say, ‘Let me go to work and let me stay at work.'”

Scroll down to watch our complete red carpet interview with Mulgrew.

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