, and Steve Basilone, her husband of two years, have broken up.
Morelli is now reportedly dating one of the Netflix series' female stars, Samira Wiley.
Reading for the part via videotape from New York City, Schilling impressed the show's creator and executive producer, Liz Heldens, who then flew her out to Los Angeles to audition for the role.
Mercy ran for one season from September 2009 to May 2010.
There’s no part of me that can be put under a label.
She then entered the graduate program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts to continue her acting studies but left after her second year to start auditioning.She made her feature film debut with a supporting role in the independent film Dark Matter (2007).In 2009, she starred in the NBC medical drama Mercy, as a tough Iraq War veteran and former military nurse-turned-medical practitioner.She is known for her role as Piper Chapman on the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–present), for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and two Golden Globe Award nominations for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and Best Actress – Television Series Drama.She made her film debut in the 2007 drama Dark Matter.