The Orange Is the New Black star admits she used to be terrified of heights, but conquered her fears during a recent family trip to Hawaii.

She says, "I went (skydiving) with my sisters. I had a fear of heights (but) I now have lost it since skydiving.

"I didn't go with my younger sister when she went on vacation a while ago and then I told myself, 'I'm not going to let fear ever dictate me not doing something'."

And she admits she's glad to took the plunge - literally - because it was a lot of fun once she got past the confusing start: "It's kind of this out-of-body experience when they open the door. You're like, 'A door on a plane just opened and now you're telling me to throw myself out of the plane', and you're asking all these questions."