‘Orange Is the New Black’ Cast in Real Life — See the Stars Out of Character

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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Cast in Real Life — See the Stars Out of Character

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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Cast in Real Life — See the Stars Out of Character

Many of the women of Litchfield Penitentiary look little like their portrayers — many of whom, believe it or not, don’t actually sport shaved heads or face tattoos when they’re out of character.

Check out these photos of the Orange Is the New Black cast in in real life — a slideshow of all the main stars and many of the supporting players — and see how stark the transformations are!

Orange Is the New Black Season 5 is currently streaming on Netflix.

‘Orange Is the New Black’ Cast in Real Life — See the Stars Out of Character
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1. Francesca Curran as Helen Van Maele

Francesca Curran as Helen Van Maele Credit: Netflix; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
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1. Francesca Curran as Helen Van Maele

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2. Natasha Lyonne as Nicky Nichols

Natasha Lyonne as Nicky Nichols Credit: Netflix; Jason Merritt/Getty Images
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2. Natasha Lyonne as Nicky Nichols

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3. Uzo Aduba as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren

Uzo Aduba as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren Credit: Netflix; Jason Merritt/Getty Images

3. Uzo Aduba as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren

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4. Danielle Brooks as Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson

Danielle Brooks as Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson Credit: Netflix; Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images
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4. Danielle Brooks as Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson

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5. Jackie Cruz as Marisol “Flaca” Gonzales

Jackie Cruz as Marisol “Flaca” Gonzales Credit: Netflix; Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Pepsi
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5. Jackie Cruz as Marisol “Flaca” Gonzales

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6. Lea DeLaria as Carrie “Big Boo” Black

Lea DeLaria as Carrie “Big Boo” Black Credit: Netflix; Jason Merritt/Getty Images

6. Lea DeLaria as Carrie “Big Boo” Black

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7. Selenis Leyva as Gloria Mendoza

Selenis Leyva as Gloria Mendoza Credit: Netflix; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
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7. Selenis Leyva as Gloria Mendoza

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8. Taryn Manning as Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett

Taryn Manning as Tiffany “Pennsatucky” Doggett Credit: Netflix; Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for TNT LA
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9. Adrienne C. Moore as Cindy “Black Cindy” Hayes

Adrienne C. Moore as Cindy “Black Cindy” Hayes Credit: Netflix; Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for TNT

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10. Jessica Pimentel as Maria Ruiz

Jessica Pimentel as Maria Ruiz Credit: Netflix; Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for TNT
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10. Jessica Pimentel as Maria Ruiz

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11. Dascha Polanco as Dayanara Diaz

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12. Elizabeth Rodriguez as Aleida Diaz

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12. Elizabeth Rodriguez as Aleida Diaz

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13. Yael Stone as Lorna Morello

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14. Kate Mulgrew as Galina “Red” Reznikov

Kate Mulgrew as Galina “Red” Reznikov Credit: Netflix; Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
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15. Laura Prepon as Alex Vause

Laura Prepon as Alex Vause Credit: Netflix; Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Turner

15. Laura Prepon as Alex Vause

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16. Julie Lake as Angie Rice

Julie Lake as Angie Rice Credit: Netflix; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly
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16. Julie Lake as Angie Rice

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17. Laverne Cox as Sophia Burset

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18. Vicky Jeudy as Janae Watson

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18. Vicky Jeudy as Janae Watson

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19. Laura Gomez as Blanca Flores

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20. Lori Tan Chinn as Mei Chang

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21. Diane Guerrero as Maritza Ramos

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22. Emma Myles as Leanne Taylor

Emma Myles as Leanne Taylor Credit: Netflix; Craig Barritt/Getty Images for the Center for Reproductive Rights
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23. Kimiko Glenn as Brook Soso

Kimiko Glenn as Brook Soso Credit: Netflix; Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Turner
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24. Taylor Schilling as Piper Chapman

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Many of the women of Litchfield Penitentiary look little like their portrayers — many of whom, believe it or not, don’t actually sport shaved heads or face tattoos when they’re out of character.

Check out these photos of the Orange Is the New Black cast in in real life — a slideshow of all the main stars and many of the supporting players — and see how stark the transformations are!

Orange Is the New Black Season 5 is currently streaming on Netflix.