Mackenzie Phillips On Playing A Drug Addict On ‘Orange Is The New Black’


By Kathleen Joyce

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Actress Mackenzie Phillips opened up about what it was like to play an addict on “Orange Is the New Black” as someone who has suffered from real-life substance abuse.

Phillips, 58, plays Barbara “Barb” Denning in the sixth season of the hit Netflix series. In the show, Barb and her sister Carol were behind bars for killing their younger sister. Barb develops a serious drug addiction while in prison but gets clean thanks to the help of another inmate who previously had a substance abuse problem.

Phillips told People what it was like…click here to continue reading