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Oz (1997 - 2003)

Oz (1997 - 2003)





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Series Info

A grim and graphically raw drama about life (and often death) in an experimental prison ward called Emerald City at the Oswald State Correctional Facility (nicknamed Oz).
Creator: Tom Fontana

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Critics Consensus: Oz confidently cements its legacy as a founding father of modern television with a gonzo conclusion.

2003, HBO, 8 episodes

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2002, HBO, 8 episodes

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2000, HBO, 16 episodes

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1999, HBO, 8 episodes

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1998, HBO, 8 episodes

Critics Consensus: The patient zero of HBO dramas pushes the envelope in graphic content and storytelling ambition, but its relentless provocations dangerously teeter toward schlock.

1997, HBO, 8 episodes


Ernie Hudson
as Leo Glynn
Terry Kinney
as Tim McManus
Rita Moreno
as Sister Peter Marie Reimondo
B.D. Wong
as Father Ray Mukada
Harold Perrineau
as Augustus Hill
Eamonn Walker
as Kareem Said
Lee Tergesen
as Tobias Beecher
J.K. Simmons
as Vern Schillinger
Kirk Acevedo
as Miguel Alvarez
Zeljko Ivanek
as Gov. James Devlin
Dean Winters
as Ryan O'Reily
Luna Lauren Vélez
as Dr. Gloria Nathan
George Morfogen
as Bob Rebadow
Granville Adams
as Zahir Arif
Tim Brown
as Off. Jason Armstrong
Philip Scozzarella
as Off. Joseph Mineo
Tony Musante
as Nino Schibetta
Edie Falco
as Diane Wittlesey
John Perretti
as Steve Pasquin
O.L. Duke
as Paul Markstrom
Stephen Gevedon
as Scott Ross
as Jefferson Keane
J.D. Williams
as Kenneth Wangler
Rick Fox
as Jackson Vayhue
Steve Ryan
as Off. Mike Healy
Ray Iannicelli
as Off. Roger Breese
Mark Margolis
as Antonio Nappa
Eddie Malavarca
as Peter Schibetta
Sean Whitesell
as Donald Groves
Jon Seda
as Dino Ortolani
Paul Schulze
as Off. Rick Heim
Kathryn Erbe
as Shirley Bellinger
Charles Busch
as Nat Ginsberg
Luis Guzman
as Raoul `El Cid' Hernandez
Austin Pendleton
as William Giles
Nelson Vasquez
as Off. Eugene Rivera
Erik King
as Moses Deyell
Sean Dugan
as Timmy Kirk
Tom Mardirosian
as Agamemnon Busmalis
Christopher Meloni
as Christopher Keller
Blayne Perry
as Samuel Gougeon
R.E. Rodgers
as James Robson
Otto Sanchez
as Carmen `Chico' Guerra
Evan Seinfeld
as Jaz Hoyt
Lou Sones
as Steve Dawkins
Scott William Winters
as Cyril O'Reily
Steven Wishnoff
as Tony Masters
Chuck Zito
as Charles Pancamo
Milo O'Shea
as Dr. Frederick Garvey
Philip Casnoff
as Nikolai Stanislofsky
Seth Gilliam
as Off. Clayton Hughes
Robert Clohessy
as Off. Sean Murphy
Carl DiMaggio
as Off. Len Lopresti
Larry Pine
as Arnold Zelman
Kristin Rohde
as Off. Claire Howell
Joel West
as Glen Shupe
Gavin MacLeod
as Cardinal Frances Abgott
Edward Herrmann
as Harrison Beecher
Lord Jamar
as Kevin Ketchum, a.k.a. Supreme Allah
Lance Reddick
as Det. John Basil/Desmond Mobay
Jacque C. Smith
as Leroy Tidd
Reg E. Cathey
as Martin Querns
David Zayas
as Enrique Morales
Brian Bloom
as Ronnie Barlog
John Doman
as Col. Edward Galson
Brian F. O'Byrne
as Padraic Connelly
Sandra Purpuro
as Catherine McClain
Dena Atlantic
as Floria Mills
Betty Buckley
as Suzanne Fitzgerald
Anthony Chisholm
as Burr Reading
Tom Ligon
as Alvin Yood
John Lurie
as Greg Pender
Luke Perry
as Rev. Jeremiah Cloutier
Blake Robbins
as Off. David Brass
Thomas G. Waites
as Henry Stanton
Michael Wright
as Omar White
Mary Alice
as Eugenia Hill
Peter Criss
as Martin Montgomery
Ben Vereen
as A.R. Whitworth
Antoni Corone
as Frances Urbano
Brendan Kelly
as Wolfgang Cutler
Malachy McCourt
as Father Daniel Meehan
Ellen McElduff
as Elenor O'Connor
Emanuel Yarbrough
as Clarence Seroy
Tom Atkins
as Wilson Lowen
Bobby Cannavale
as Alonzo Torquemada
Joel Grey
as Lemuel Idzick
Patti LuPone
as Stella Coffa
Frederick Koehler
as Prisoner #99S333 Andrew Schillinger
Arija Bareikis
as Tricia Ross
Ally Sheedy
as Lisa Logan
Jamar Allah
as Supreme Allah
Roger Rees
as Jack Eldridge
Jacques C. Smith
as Leroy Tidd
Andy Powers
as Winthrop
Carlos León
as Martinez
Peter Benson
as Reporter
Sandy Denton
as Andrea Phelan
Toni Lewis
as Alicia Hinden
Jinn S. Kim
as Gongjin
Method Man
as Tug Daniels
Peter Jenson
as Reporter
Lothaire Bluteau
as Guillaume Tarrant
Anne Meara
as Aunt Brenda
Jay Edwards
as Christian
Cyrus Farmer
as Johnson
Jon Korkes
as Off. Tom Robinson
Jay Harris
as Douglas
Andrea Anders
as Donna Degenhart
Zach Gold
as Photographer
Bash Hallow
as Assistant
Tara Martell
as Officer
Cotter Smith
as Judge Benjamin Fee
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Series Details

TV Network: HBO
Premiere Date: Jul 12, 1997
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: Barry Levinson, Jim Finnerty, Tom Fontana
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