'Orange Is the New Black' Stars in Real Life -- That's Pennsatucky?! (PHOTOS)

'Orange Is the New Black' Stars in Real Life -- That's Pennsatucky?! (PHOTOS)

orange is new black castThe Orange Is the New Black cast has to get so glammed down for their roles on the Netflix series that some of them are almost unecognizable in real life. Think you'd know Pennsatucky if you ran into the actress who plays her -- Taryn Manning -- on the street? Don't be so sure.

Click through to see the dramatic transformations between their on-screen characters and their real life looks.

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  • Piper Chapman on the Show ...


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    Taylor Schilling stars as Piper Chapman on the Netflix series, and recently spoke about her character's transformation in season three: "I think she's broken outside of a box. She's really let go of old ideas of who she thought she was. And she doesn't know who that is. She really doesn't know. She's starting...to play in a lot more shades of gray."

  • Taylor Schilling In Real Life


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    Piper Chapman could only dream of looking as fresh-faced and elegant as OITNB star Taylor Schilling did recently in a cream, turtleneck mini dress at the 10th Annual Global Women's Rights Awards.

  • Sophia on the Show ...


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    Laverne Cox recently teased that her character Sophia will experience lots of drama in upcoming episodes. "I'm really curious to see if the audience continues to like Sophia after this season," she said.

  • Laverne Cox In Real Life


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    Laverne Cox's OITNB character, Sophia, may be in charge of running the prison beauty salon, but, in real life, the actress' glam squad keeps her looking gorgeous on the red carpet.

  • Galina 'Red' Reznikov on the Show ...


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    Kate Mulgrew plays everybody's favorite, fiery Russian cook on OITNB.

  • Kate Mulgrew In Real Life


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    On or off-screen, Kate Mulgrew knows how to rock her "Red" hair. 

  • Suzanne 'Crazy Eyes' Warren on the Show ....


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    Uzo Aduba has received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren.

  • Uzo Aduba In Real Life


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    Crazy Eyes? Off-camera Uzo Aduba is crazy glam with her long-flowing locks.

  • Nicole 'Nicky' Nichols on the Show ...


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    Natasha Lyonne once described her character Nicky's hair as "such a statement that it's like a neon sign asking for trouble." 

  • Natasha Lyonne In Real Life


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    Off-set, however, Natasha sticks to a more low-key style.

  • Tasha 'Tastee' Jefferson on the Show ....


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    As Taystee, Danielle Brooks' curves get lost in the frumpiness of the prison uniforms she has to wear.

  • Danielle Brooks In Real Life


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    In real life, Danielle enjoys showing off her figure in body-hugging fashions like this white dress she donned for the 8th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon.

  • Tiffany 'Pennsatucky' Doggett on the Show ...


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    One big difference between Taryn Manning and her meth addict character Tiffany? The teeth! 

  • Taryn Manning In Real Life


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    Taryn has to wear waterproof makeup on her teeth for the show, as the actress' chompers are pearly white in real life.

  • Poussey Washington on the Show ...


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    Samira Wiley portrays Poussey Washington on OITNB.

  • Samira Wiley In Real Life


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    Samira Wiley looks less prison inmate and more fashion model in her recent magazine spreads for Essence and Maniac magazines.

  • Alex Vause on the Show ...


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    To play the role of Piper's ex-girlfriend Alex, Laura Prepon has to dye her hair dark brown, a look that she keeps up off-camera. 

  • Laura Prepon in Real Life


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    In season three, Laura reveals that her character struggles with being in prison again: "She doesn't know how she got back in there and it's a situation. But it's great, you see all these sides to her that you haven't necessarily seen before."

  • Dayanara "Daya" Diaz on the Show ...


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    Her character Daya may rock signature blonde streaks, but Dascha Polanco doesn't mind mixing things up with her hair in her off time. 

  • Dascha Polanco In Real Life


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    Dascha recently sported magenta-colored hair on the cover of Latina magazine.

  • Lorna Morello on the Show ...


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    "The information given to me when auditioning was 'Lorna is wearing red lipstick,'" reveals actress Yael Stone, who also dons a New Jersey accent to play her OITNB character

  • Yael Stone in Real Life


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    In real life, the Australian actress doesn't mind foregoing the heavy makeup for a more natural look.

  • Maria Ruiz on the Show ....


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    Jessica Pimentel plays Maria Ruiz, an inmate who gives birth while incarcerated.

  • Jessica Pimentel In Real Life


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    Even if she could get out of prison and score an invite, we doubt her character could look as amazing at New York Fashion Week as actress Jessica Pimentel can.

  • Gina Murphy on the Show ....


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    Abigail Savage plays the prison's kitchen assistant, Gina.

  • Abigail Savage In Real Life


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    On the red carpet, Abigail Savage is more punk rock chic than kitchen cook basic. We especially love her 'savage' belt that she wore for this event.

  • Cindy 'Black Cindy' Hayes on the Show ...


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    Black Cindy might not be getting parole anytime soon, but that's okay by us because we enjoy both Adrienne C. Moore's on-camera work and her colorful, off-camera style.


  • Adrienne C. Moore In Real Life


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    The actress was promoted to a series regular for season three. 

  • Janae Watson on the Show ....


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    At the audition for the role Janae, actress Vicky Jeudy washed off all of her makeup and changed out of her dress into a pair of sweatpants and a hoodie at the last minute.

  • Vicky Jeudy In Real Life


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    It was a decision that paid off, as Vicky landed the role shortly thereafter with no call-back required.

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