|Regular Cast Members|
Actor: Kirk Acevedo
Convicted February 3, 1997, assault with a deadly weapon; criminal mischief in the second degree. Sentence: 15 years. Up for parole in two.
Actor: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Convicted May 2, 1993. Murder in the first degree. Sentence: Life in prison without possibility of parole.
Actor: Harold Perrineau
Convicted November 6, 1995, possession of illegal substances; murder in the second degree. Sentence: life imprisonment. Up for parole in twenty years.
Actor: Lee Tergesen
Convicted July 5, 1997, driving while intoxicated, vehicular manslaughter. Sentence: 15 years. Up for parole in four.
Actor: J.K. Simmons
Convicted October 21, 1992, aggravated assault in the first degree. Sentence: eight years. Up for parole in five. Leader of the Aryans.
Actor: Dean Winters
Convicted July 12, 1997. Two counts, vehicular manslaughter; five counts, reckless endangerment; possession of controlled substances; criminal possession of a weapon; parole violation. Sentence: Life imprisonment. Eligible for parole in twelve years. 40 years added to his Life sentence for the murder of Preston Nathan.
Kareem Said (a.k.a. Goodson Truman)|
Actor: Eamonn Walker
Convicted June 6, 1997. Arson in the second degree. Sentence: 18 years. Eligible for parole in five. Leader of the Muslims.
|Recurring Cast Members|
Actor: Christopher Meloni
Convicted June 16, 1998. Felony murder, 2 counts attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, robbery, driving while under the influence, reckless driving. Sentence: 88 years. Up for parole in 50 years.
Actor: Scott William Winters
Convicted July 1 1998. Murder in the 1st degree. Sentence: Life, up for parole in 60 years. O'Reily murdered Preston Nathan, Dr. Gloria Nathan's husband. Cyril is Oz inmate Ryan O'Reily's brother.
Actor: Kathryn Erbe
Convicted December 6, 1997. Murder In The First Degree. Sentence: Death. Serving time on death row in Ozwald because no women's prisons have execution facilities.
Actor: George Morfogen
Convicted September 9, 1965. Murder in the first degree. Sentence: Death, commuted to life (due to a power outage during execution).
Agamemnon Busmalis (a.k.a. The Mole)|
Actor: Tom Mardirosian
Convicted March 10, 1998. Grand theft auto, breaking and entering. Sentence: 10 years, up for parole in four.
Actor: Mark Margolis
Convicted June 4, 1998. Murder in the second degree. Sentence: 80 years, up for parole in 50. Deceased, found dead in his cell--suffocated by cellmate Nat Ginsburg.
Kenneth Wangler (a.k.a. Bricks)|
Actor: J.D. Williams
Convicted July 6, 1997. Murder in the 1st degree. Sentence: 20 years, up for parole in six.
Raoul Hernandez (a.k.a. El Cid)|
Actor: Luiz Guzman
Convicted July 10 1998. Murder in the 2nd degree. Sentence: 36 years, up for parole in 20.
|Carmen "Chico" Guerra|
Actor: Otto Sanchez
Convicted June 4, 1996. Murder in the first degree. Sentence: 53 years, up for parole in 17.
Arnold Jackson (a.k.a. Poet)|
Prisoner #98J448 (formerly #96J332)
Convicted February 15, 1996. Armed robbery, attempted murder, possession of a deadly weapon. Sentence: 16 years, up for parole in nine. Early parole in July, 1998. Convicted July 20, 1998. Murder in the 2nd degree. Sentence: 26 years, up for parole in 19.
|Zahir Arif (a.k.a. Jerome Van Dyke)|
Actor: Granville Adams
Convicted March 12,1997. First degree assault and possession of stolen goods. Sentence: 18 Years, up for parole in 7.
Actor: Chuck Zito
Convicted June 4, 1997. Murder in the second degree. Sentence: 35 years, up for parole in 15.
Actor: Jordan Lage
Convicted June 3, 1998. Possession and distribution of a controlled substance. Sentence: Eight years, up for parole in five. Convicted in August 1998 for the Murder of inmate Alexander Vogel. Sentence: Death. The ruling was overturned on a technicality. Murdered by inmate Nikolai Stanislovsky.
Actor: Evan Seinfeld
Convicted August 12, 1998. Aggravated assault in the first degree. Sentence: 8 years, up for parole in four.
Actor: R.E. Rodgers
Convicted November 7, 1997. Murder and Assault. Sentence: Life, up for parole in 25 years.
Actor: Ernie Hudson, Jr.
Convicted March 6, 1999. Aggravated assault. Sentence: 10 years; up for parole in five. Irreversibly brain dead due to injuries sustained during a boxing match against Cyril O'Reily. Removed from life support.
Malcolm Coyle (a.k.a. Snake)|
Convicted Jan 17 1999, Grand Larceny, Armed Robbery, Assault with a deadly weapon, Assaulting a police officer. Sentence: 50 years, up for parole in 20. Deceased, murdered in July 1999 by the Italians.
Actor: Juan Carlos Hernandez
Deceased, murdered by inmate Miguel Alvarez.
Actor: Will Cote
Convicted February 10, 1999, Murder in the first degree. Sentence: Life imprisonment, without the possibility of parole. Deceased, murdered by Yuri Kosygin.
Actor: Philip Casnoff
Convicted February 14, 1999. Possession of stolen goods with intent to sell. Sentence: 15 Years, up for parole in 5. Stabbed by Yuri Kosygin.
Andrew Peter Schillinger|
Actor: Frederick Koehler
Convicted February 16, 1999. Murder in the 2nd degree, possession of narcotics. Sentence: 50 years, up for parole in 20. Deceased, overdosed on heroin while in solitary confinement.
Actor: Robert Bogue
Convicted September 6, 1998. Murder in the first degree, Kidnapping, Assault with a dangerous instrument. Sentence: Life imprisonment, without the possibility of parole.
Actor: Olek Krupa
Convicted 3/23/99. Eight counts Murder in the 1st degree, 4 counts attempted murder, illegal possession of a firearm. Sentence: Life imprisonment, without the possibility of parole.
Actor: Charles Busch