Crime and Punishment

Practically Everyone in "OITNB" Was on "Law & Order"

Pretty much the entire cast of "Orange Is the New Black" was featured in "Law & Order." Check out who played who.

Jun 20, 2014 | 06:40 PM

Before heading to Litchfield Penitentiary, the vast majority of the cast of "Orange Is the New Black" made cameos on the long-running crime drama "Law & Order."

Thanks to AutoStraddle, we now know just how many in the cast built up their resume with a part or two on "Law & Order" and its myriad of spinoffs.

The actors play a full gambit of characters—for instance Sophia (Laverne Cox) played a truck stop prostitute named Minnie, Nichols (Natasha Lyonne) a patient at a psychiatric facility, and Pornstache (Pablo Schreiber), unsurprisingly, a sadistic criminal mastermind. 

I guess they just can't get away from the life of crime.  

Lea DeLaria/Big Boo

Constance Shulman/Yoga Jones 

Elizabeth Rodriguez/Aleida Diaz 

Barbara Rosenblat/Miss Rosa

Abigail Savage/Gina

Jessica Pimentel/Maria Ruiz 

Laverne Cox/Sophia

Faye Yvette McQueen/Vee's Doppelganger 

Beth Fowler/Sister Ingalls 

Pablo Schreiber/Pornstache a.k.a. Officer Mendez

Lori Tan Chinn/Chang 

Nick Sandow/Caputo 

Natasha Lyonne/Nichols 

Kimiko Glenn/Soso 

Tamara Torres/Weeping Woman 

Annie Golden/Norma

Lin Tucci/DeMarco 

Kate Mulgew/Red 

Joel Garland/O'Neill 

Deborah Rush/Carol Chapman 

Selenis Lyva/Gloria 

Michael Chernus/Cal Chapman 

Lorraine Toussaint/Vee 

 Vicky Jeudy/Janae Watson

Catherine Curtin/Wanda Bell 

Michelle Hurst/Miss Claudette 

Michael Harney/Sam Healy 

Taryn Manning/Pennsatucky 

Alysia Reiner/Natalie Figueroa 

Sanja Danilovic/Katja Healy 

Emma Myles/Leanne 

Maria Dizzia/Polly 

Check out all the info you'll ever need to know about the characters on AutoStraddle

Season 2 of "Orange is the New Black" is streaming now on Netflix. If you haven't seen it yet, get on it a.s.a.p.

Cover image credit: "Law & Order"/AutoStraddle

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