Constance Shulman

Constance Shulman
Born (1958-04-04) April 4, 1958
Johnson City, Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1989present
Children 2

Constance Shulman (born April 4, 1958) is an American actress, best known for providing the voice for Patti Mayonnaise on Doug and for her current role as Yoga Jones in Orange Is the New Black. Shulman originated the role of Annelle in the first production of Steel Magnolias Off-Broadway.[1]

Life and career

Shulman was born in Johnson City, Tennessee, and moved to New York in order to improve her acting career.[2] In 1989, she made her screen debut in the comedy film Fletch Lives, playing Cindy Mae. She later had supporting parts in films Lost Angels, Men Don't Leave, and Fried Green Tomatoes. On television, Shulman worked as a voice actress, playing Patti Mayonnaise on Doug from 1991 to 1999.[3] She was also a regular cast member in the short-lived 1996 ABC sitcom, The Faculty, playing the best friend of Meredith Baxter' character.[4] In the late 1990s Shulman left the screen to raise her two children.[2]

In 2013, Shulman was cast in a recurring role as Yoga Jones in Netflix comedy-drama series, Orange Is the New Black. Along with the cast, she received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series in 2015.[5]



Year Title Role Notes
1989 Fletch Lives Cindy Mae
1989 Lost Angels Beautician
1990 Men Don't Leave Carly
1990 Reversal of Fortune Pharmacist Uncredited
1991 He Said, She Said Make-Up Girl
1991 Fried Green Tomatoes Missy
1991 Lethal Innocence Nell Willis Television film
1993 Weekend at Bernie's II Tour Operator
1999 Doug's 1st Movie Patti Mayonnaise Voice role
1999 Sweet and Lowdown Hazel
2008 A Jersey Christmas Connie
2015 Stereotypically You Unemployment Worker
2015 The Broken Ones Rowland


Year Title Role Notes
1989 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Bonnie Sayles 2 episodes
1991–1994 Doug Patricia 'Patti' Mayonnaise 7 episodes
1994 Heavens to Betsy Lilly Walker Unsold TV pilot
1996–1999 Disney's Doug Patricia 'Patti' Mayonnaise 8 episodes
1996 The Faculty Shelly Ray 13 episodes
2013–present Orange Is the New Black Yoga Jones 36 episodes
Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
2014 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Daycare Manager Episode: "Wednesday's Child"


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