|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: 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. Parole denied in 1998 after being charged with consipiracy to commit murder.
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.
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: Eddie Malavarca
Convicted May 19, 1998. Five counts of extortion, money laundering. Sentence: 35 years, up for parole in 20. Son of former inmate Nino Schibetta, who died in 1997.
Actor: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Convicted May 2, 1993. Murder in the first degree. Sentence: Life in prison without possibility of parole.
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: 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: J.D. Williams
Convicted July 6, 1997. Murder in the 1st degree. Sentence: 20 years, up for parole in six.
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: Lief Riddell
Convicted June 1, 1996. Murder in the second degree, vandalism, hate crimes. Sentence: 70 years, up for parole in 40.
Crushed to death while trying to escape in a tunnel in August 1998.
|Carmen "Chico" Guerra|
Actor: Otto Sanchez
Convicted June 4, 1996. Murder in the first degree. Sentence: 53 years, up for parole in 17.
Actor: Chuck Zito
Convicted June 4, 1997. Murder in the second degree. Sentence: 35 years, up for parole in 15.
Actor: Bryan Callen
Conviction not stated, but possible sex offender? Taught high school before being arrested.
Actor: R.E. Rodgers
Convicted November 7, 1997. Murder and Assault. Sentence: Life, up for parole in 25 years.
Actor: Jordan Lage
Convicted June 3, 1998. Possession and distribution of a controlled substance. Sentence: Eight years, up for parole in five.
Actor: Austin Pendleton
Convicted February 6, 1954. Murder in the second degree. Sentence: Life, up for parole in 60 years.
Convicted June 1, 1998. Two counts murder in the second degree, theft. Sentence: 50 years, up for parole in 30. Found murdered with the word "Jew" carved in his chest.
Actor: Mark Margolis
Convicted June 4, 1998. Murder in the second degree. Sentence: 80 years, up for parole in 50.
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.
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.
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: David Lansbury
Convicted March 10 1988. Sexual abuse in the 2nd degree. Sentence: 15 years, up for parole in 10. Paroled in August 1998. Worked briefly as Father Ray Mukada's assistant in Oz.
Actor: LL Cool J
Convicted July 12, 1998. Murder in the second degree. Sentence: 28 years, up for parole in 20.
Actor: Zakes Mokae
Convicted August 1, 1998. Criminally negligent homicide. Sentence: 20 years, up for parole in eight. Murdered by inmates while working in the cafeteria.
Actor: Evan Seinfeld
Convicted August 12, 1998. Aggravated assault in the first degree. Sentence: 8 years, up for parole in four.