Lori Petty is an American actress, film director and screenwriter. As an actress, she is best known for playing Tyler Endicott in the 1991 film Point Break, Kit Keller in A League of Their Own , and the title role in Tank Girl in 1995. Petty also gueststarred in the second season, and became a recurring character in the third season of the Netflix Original Series Orange Is the New Black as Lolly Whitehill.
Petty, the oldest of three children, was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the daughter of a Pentecostal minister. She graduated from North High School in Sioux City, Iowa, in 1981 and worked for several years in Omaha, Nebraska, as a graphic designer before pursuing acting.