|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. Parole denied in 2002.
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. Killed by inmate Frank Urbano.
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: 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.
Convicted February 2002. Murder in the first degree (inmate Li Chen). Sentence: Death.
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 in 2001. Transferred back to Oz in 2002.
Convicted February 2002. Murder of Bryce Tibbetts. Sentence: Death.
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").
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.
|Charles Pancamo (a.k.a. Chucky The Enforcer)|
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.
Convicted January 2002. Murder in the first degree. Sentence: Death.
Actor: R.E. Rodgers
Convicted November 7, 1997. Murder in the first degree, Assault. Sentence: Life, up for parole in 25 years.
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: 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: 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: Seth Meier
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. Burned during the 2001 gas explosion.
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: John Lurie
Convicted May 7, 1997. Criminally negligent homocide. Sentence: 17 years, up for parole in 9. Previously serving time in Solitary. Released from Solitary during renovations.
Actor: Thomas G. Waites
Stabbed Martin Montgomery.
Actor: Carlos Leon
Convicted October 6, 1998. Two counts Murder in the first degree. Sentence: Life without the possibility of parole.
Actor: Peter Criss
Convicted March 16, 1999. Two counts Assault in the first degree. Sentence: 8 years. Up for parole in 5. Stabbed in the neck by inmate Henry Stanton.
Actor: Chris Gardner
New to the Muslim brotherhood. Said nearly cast him out when he ate a piece of bread during prayer.
Actor: Michael Delmare
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.
Actor: Nelson Lee
Convicted January 4, 2002. Four counts attempted murder. Sentence: 32 years, up for parole in 20. Murdered by inmate Cyril O'Reily.
|Francis Urbano (a.k.a. Frank the Fixer)|
Actor: Antoni Cornacchione
Convicted January 7, 2002. Murder in the first degree. Sentence: Life, up for parole in 25.
Actor: Mike Doyle
Convicted January 14, 2002. Rape, Attempted Murder. Sentence: 28 years, up for parole in 7. Committed crime with friend, Franklin Winthrop. Died on the electric fence while attempting to escape.
Actor: Andy Powers
Convicted January 14, 2002. Rape, Attempted Murder. Sentence: 28 years, up for parole in 7. Committed crime with friend, Adam Guenzel.
|Father Daniel Meehan|
Actor: Malachy McCourt
Convicted February 9, 2002. Destruction of property, assaulting an officer of the law. Sentence: 15 years, up for parole in 5.
[Sherrif] 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.
|A. R. Whitworth|
Actor: Ben Vereen
Actor: Brendan Kelly
Convicted February 20, 2002. Murder in the first degree. Sentence: Life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.