Entertainment Weekly

Subscribe

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Orphan Black star Ari Millen recalls his high school run-in with the NYPD

Posted on

Ari Millen’s first trip to the Big Apple wasn’t the typical high school field trip with museums, Central Park excursions, and a Broadway musical. Instead, the Orphan Black star discovered the joys of laser pointers – only the NYPD didn’t find them quite as amusing.  

For EW’s Greatest Story Ever Told video series, the actor recalls an unforgettable 10th grade trip to New York City with his classmates and fellow “impressionable youths,” when the group learned the hard way that when the Prime Minister of Israel is in town, laser pointers are no laughing matter. For the full story, check out the video above. 

Orphan Black airs Saturdays at 9 p.m. ET on BBC America.