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Oz cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Oz main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Oz stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Oz focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Oz that are on here as well.

Everything from Bobby Cannavale to Bill Fagerbakke is included on this poll.

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Oz?" or "Who starred on Oz?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

In most cases you can click on the names of these popular Oz actors and actresses to find out more information about them. If you're looking for a particular Oz actor or actress, then type their name into the "search" bar to find them directly.
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Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Oz Cast List
Lost, Oz, Hunted
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (; born 22 August 1967) is a British actor, director, and former fashion model known for his roles as Simon Adebisi on Oz, Nykwana Wombosi in The Bourne Identity, Kurse ...more
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Andrea Anders is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Oz Cast List
Better Off Ted, Joey, Mr. Sunshine
Andrea Anders (born May 10, 1975) is an American actress, known for her roles as Alex Garrett in the NBC sitcom Joey, Nicole Allen in the CBS sitcom The Class, and Linda Zwordling in the ABC ...more
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BD Wong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Oz Cast List
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Oz, Awake
Bradley Darryl Wong (born October 24, 1960) is an American actor. Wong won a Tony Award for his performance as Song Liling in M. Butterfly, becoming the only actor in Broadway history to receive ...more
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Christopher Meloni is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Oz Cast List
True Blood, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Oz
Christopher Peter Meloni (born April 2, 1961) is an American actor. He is known for his television roles as NYPD Detective Elliot Stabler on the NBC legal drama Law & Order: Special Victims ...more
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Chuck Zito is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Oz Cast List
Oz
Charles Carmine Zito Jr. (born March 1, 1953), is an American actor, amateur boxer, martial artist, celebrity bodyguard, stuntman, former boxing trainer and former president of the New York ...more
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David Zayas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Oz Cast List
Dexter, Oz
David Zayas (born August 15, 1962) is a Puerto Rican actor. He is best known for his roles as Angel Batista on Showtime's series Dexter, Osborne the cop in Rounders (1998), Enrique Morales on ...more
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Dean Winters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Oz Cast List
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Oz, Battle Creek
Dean Gerard Winters (born July 20, 1964) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Ryan O'Reily on the HBO prison drama Oz, and has also appeared on such television series as Rescue Me, ...more
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Arija Bareikis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Oz Cast List
Southland, The American Embassy
Arija Allison Bareikis (born July 21, 1966) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Officer Chickie Brown in the TV crime drama Southland. She is also known for the films Deuce ...more
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Eamonn Walker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Oz Cast List
Oz, Chicago Fire, The Bill
Eamonn Roderique Walker (born 12 June 1962) is an English film, television and theatre actor. In the United States he is known for playing Kareem Saïd in the HBO television series Oz, for ...more
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Edie Falco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Oz Cast List
The Sopranos, Oz, Nurse Jackie
Edith Falco (; born July 5, 1963) is an American television, film, and stage actress, known for her roles as Diane Whittlesey in the HBO series Oz (1997–2000) and Carmela Soprano on the HBO ...more
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Austin Pendleton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Oz Cast List
Austin Campbell Pendleton (born March 27, 1940) is an American actor, playwright, theatre director and instructor.
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Ernie Hudson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Oz Cast List
Oz, Transformers: Prime, Shark Attack
Earnest Lee Hudson (born December 17, 1945) is an American character actor. He has appeared in dozens of film and television roles throughout his career, but is perhaps best known for his roles ...more
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Harold Perrineau Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Oz Cast List
Lost, Oz, Constantine
Harold Perrineau (formerly Harold Williams; born August 7, 1963) is an American actor. He is best known for the roles of Michael Dawson in the U.S. television series Lost, Link in The Matrix ...more
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Betty Buckley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Oz Cast List
Eight Is Enough
Betty Lynn Buckley (born July 3, 1947) is an American actress and singer. She won the 1983 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Grizabella in the original Broadway ...more
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J. D. Williams is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Oz Cast List
The Wire, Oz
Darnell "J. D." Williams (born May 22, 1978) is an American actor from New Jersey. Best known for his starring roles in the HBO television programs Oz as Kenny Wangler, The Wire as ...more
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J.K. Simmons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Oz Cast List
Oz, The Legend of Korra, The Closer
Jonathan Kimble Simmons (born January 9, 1955) is an American actor and voice actor. In television, he is known for his work as Dr. Emil Skoda on the NBC series Law & Order, Vernon ...more
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Bill Fagerbakke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Oz Cast List
SpongeBob SquarePants, Gargoyles, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
William Mark Fagerbakke (; born October 4, 1957) is an American actor. He voices Patrick Star in the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and plays Michael "Dauber" Dybinski on the ...more
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Kathryn Erbe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Oz Cast List
Oz, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Chicken Soup
Kathryn Elsbeth Erbe (born July 5, 1965) is an American actress known for her role as Detective Alexandra Eames on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, a spin-off of Law & Order, and death row ...more
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Bobby Cannavale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Oz Cast List
Boardwalk Empire, Blue Bloods, Third Watch
Robert Michael Cannavale (; born May 3, 1970) is an American actor known for various stage, film and television roles, including regular or recurring roles in Third Watch, Boardwalk Empire, ...more
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Kirk Acevedo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Oz Cast List
Fringe, Band of Brothers, Oz
Kirk M. Acevedo (born November 27, 1971) is an American actor. He is primarily known for his work on television for the portrayals of Miguel Alvarez in the HBO series Oz, Joe Toye in Band of ...more
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Kristin Rohde is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Oz Cast List
Kristin Rohde Oz
Kristin Rohde is an American actress who played Officer Claire Howell in Oz. She also had a recurring role in Homicide: Life on the street as Officer Sally Rogers.
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Lee Tergesen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Oz Cast List
Oz, The River, Generation Kill
Lee Allen Tergesen (born July 8, 1965) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in Weird Science, as Tobias Beecher in HBO's prison drama Oz and as Evan Wright in Generation Kill, as well ...more
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Brían F. O'Byrne ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Oz Cast List
FlashForward, Prime Suspect, Brotherhood
Brían Francis O'Byrne (born 16 May 1967) is an Irish actor who works and lives in the United States. He was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for his role in the miniseries Mildred ...more
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Michael Wright is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Oz Cast List
Oz, V, V
Michael Wright (born April 30, 1956) is an American film and television actor, who is best known for his role as Eddie King Jr., in the 1991 Robert Townsend film The Five Heartbeats.
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Philip Casnoff is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Oz Cast List
Philip Casnoff Oz, North and South, The Edge of Night
Philip Casnoff (born August 3, 1955) is an American actor, known for his roles in TV series and on Broadway. He has also been a director.