|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. Escaped in July 2000; Captured in January 2001.
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. Parole denied in 2001.
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. Transferred to Massachusetts to stand trial for the murder of Hank Schillinger.
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. Executed by hanging, August 2000.
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. Escaped in July 2000, found stalking Whitney Allen ("Miss Sally").
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. Murdered by inmate Bob Rebadow.
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: 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: Philip Casnoff
Convicted February 14, 1999. Possession of stolen goods with intent to sell. Sentence: 15 Years, up for parole in 5. Died from electric shock while bathing in the hospital ward.
Actor: Eric King
Convicted February 3 2000, 2 counts of Murder in the First Degree. Sentence: death. Died while trying to escape by jumping from a moving van.
Actor: David Zayas
Convicted April 6, 2000. Murder in second degree. Sentence: 25 years, up for parole in 15.
Actor: Michael Wright
Convicted January 4, 2001. Murder in the first degree. Sentence 75 years, up for parole in 20.
Actor: Luke Perry
Convicted December 26, 2000. Embezzlement and Petty Larceny. Sentence: 9 years, up for parole in 5. Cloutier was a televangelist convicted of stealing from his ministry.
Actor: Anthony Chisholm
Convicted January 11, 2001. Murder in the first degree. 7 Counts Attempted Murder. Sentence: Life without the possibilty of parole.
|Carmen "Chico" Guerra|
Actor: Otto Sanchez
Convicted June 4, 1996. Murder in the first degree. Sentence: 53 years, up for parole in 17.
Actor: Sean Dugan
Convicted April 16, 1996. Manslaughter, Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Sentence: 12 years, up for parole in 7.
Actor: Austin Pendleton
Convicted February 6, 1954. Murder in the second degree. Sentence: Life, up for parole in 60 years. Convicted January 2001 for the murder of inmate Louis Bevilaqua; transferred to death row; transferred back to solitary after death penalty was declared invalid.
Actor: G. A. Aguilar
Convicted April 2, 1999. Murder in the second degree, Illegal possession of a firearm. Sentence: 25 years, up for parole in 10.
Actor: Charles Busch
Convicted 1999, Murder In The First Degree of inmate Antonio Nappa. Sentence: Death. Died in sleep of complications due to AIDS.
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. Sentence was overturned in August 2000.
Actor: Lothaire Bluteau
Convicted January 2 2000, Destruction of private property, concealment of a deadly weapon. Sentence: 10 years, up for parole in 3. Shot himself after killing Officer Howard, Kenny Wangler, and Junior Pierce and wounding Chris Keller.
Actor: Domenick Lombardozzi
A housing contractor. A house he built killed two people when it collapsed. Died of a drug overdose.
Actor: Michael Quill
Convicted July 10 1997, 2 counts Murder in the Second Degree. Sentence: Death. Murdered by death row inmate Moses Deyell
Actor: Carlos Leon
Convicted October 6, 1998. Two counts Murder in the first degree. Sentence: Life without the possibility of parole.
Actor: David Johansen
Convicted April 1, 1996. Aggravated assault. Sentence: 9 years, up for parole in 6. Died of a heart attack.
[Detective] Bruno Goergen|
Actor: Harry O'Reilly
Convicted March 15, 2000. Illegal possesion and sale of Firearms, Murder in the first degree. Sentence: 36 years, up for parole in 18. Pushed down the freight elevator shaft shortly after arriving in Oz. John Basil confessed and was convicted of killing Goergan.
Kevin Ketchum (a.k.a. Supreme Allah)|
Actor: Lord Jamar
Convicted March 22, 2000. Murder in the second degree. Sentence: 25 years, up for parole in 10. Died due to allergic reaction to eggs.
Actor: Dylan Chalfy
Convicted March 25, 2000. Assault in the first degree, Rape. Sentence: 12 years, up for parole in 7. Convicted for the rape of Dr. Gloria Nathan. Murdered by inmate Ryan O'Reily.
Raymond "Mondo" Browne|
Actor: Gano Grills
Convicted April 11, 2000. Murder in the first degree. Sentence 27 years, up for parole in 11. Found murdered in the cafeteria.
Actor: Jacques Smith
Convicted May 10, 2000. Armed Robbery, Reckless Endangerment. Sentence: 20 years, up for parole in 12. Stabbed by inmate Carl Jenkins, who was trying to stab Kareem Said.
Actor: Brian Bloom
Convicted January 12, 2001. Car theft. Sentence: 13 years, up for parole in 6. Murdered in the copy room.
Actor: Rick Fox
Professional NBA basketball player. Convicted August 17, 1997. Attempted Rape, Assault in the First Degree. Sentence: 12 years. Up for parole in 5 years. Parole denied in 2001.
[Detective] John Basil|
Actor: Lance Reddick
Convicted of killing former detective Bruno Goergan while undercover in Oz as "Desmond Mobay." Murdered by Clayton Hughes.
[Officer] Clayton Hughes|
Actor: Seth Gilliam
Convicted for attempted assassination of Governor James Devlin. Served his sentence in Oz's Unit J. Killed during attempted "revolution."
Actor: Ken Leung
The leader of the Chinese refugees, who are being housed in Oz until deported back to China. Killed by Enrique Morales, who tried to pin the murder on Burr Redding.
[Officer] Alvin Yood|
Actor: Tom Ligon
Convicted January 20, 2001. Aggravated Assault of a Minor. Sentence: 12 years, up for parole in 7. Currently serving his sentence in Oz's Unit J.
Actor: Michael Gregory Gong
Convicted February 2, 2001. Possession and distribution of a controlled substance. Sentence: 15 years, up for parole in 5. Also awaiting trial for arranging the freighter that brought over the Chinese refugees.
Colonel Edward Galson|
Actor: John Doman
Convicted February 16, 2001. Rape, Assault. Sentence: 15 years, up for parole in 7. "Accidentally" crushed while repairing an elevator.
Carlton "Tug" Daniels|
Actor: Method Man
Convicted February 20, 2001. Attempted Murder in the First Degree. Sentence: 28 years, up for parole in 18.
Actor: Brian F. O'Byrne
Arrested February 28, 2001. Illegal Entry into the United States. Being held pending deportation.