Did you know Award winning actress Annie Golden was in a band called "The Shirts"???

October 2, 2015
First Published On: October 2, 2015
by HitBerry

Annie Golden, who is currently known for her character Norma Romano in the hit TV show Orange is the New Black, was a former rock and roll star and the lead singer of the band The Shirts.  The band’s area of focus was punk rock and theirs is one of the first Punk Rock bands in the world and a source of inspiration for dozens of bands that followed.

Annie left the band in the year 1982 to pursue a career in acting. The band officially broke up after Annie left. However, in the year 2003, the band decided to reform. But, Annie decided not to be a part of it, so the band began using two other female singers instead of her.

Annie, other than being a punk rock star, has had a very successful career in stage, TV and movies. Annie, after leaving the band, pursued acting as a profession. Her first stage role came in the popular stage production “Hair”. Her acting career flourished after her acting abilities were highly acclaimed by the critics.

She began her movie career by making cameo appearances in major Hollywood blockbuster like 12 Monkeys. She has also appeared in many TV shows over the years and has been highly acclaimed for her roles in TV shows like Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and her recent appearance in the sensational show Orange is the New Black.

Her portrayal of a mute inmate in the show earned her a lot of acclaim from critic’s worldwide. She, along with the cast of the show, also bagged the 2013 Screen Actors Guild Award for the best drama series. Annie is currently working on a movie titled Miles, which is set to premier in the early months of 2016.

Annie has had success in Broadway and stage productions more than in the field of movies. Her stage acting has even ventured into the field of musical thanks to her amazing voice. She recently starred in the hit musical on Broadway titled “Violet”. The legendary composer Joe Iconis is currently developing a musical for Annie, which she is going to star in. The musical is currently in production and is titled Annie Golden: Bounty Hunter, Yo!

Annie, on a personal scale, has remained single all of her life. She has been linked to many personalities and had a number of boyfriends over the years, but she has decided not to get married and has shown no intentions in doing so.

Annie is already sixty three years old and a legendary personality in the entertainment industry. Annie does not hold a Twitter or an Instagram account. Her only form of socialization is through the various interviews that are conducted by various magazines and on TV.