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Helen Van Maele, aka "Skinhead Helen", is an inmate at Litchfield Penitentiary. She was introduced in Season Four as a primary member of the white pride movement unwittingly initiated by Piper Chapman. She is portrayed by Francesca Curran.
Helen is a racist white supremacist. She is outspoken on her prejudices against the women of color in the prison, and typically has no qualms with turning to violence when disrespected.
Physical Appearance Edit
Helen has a shaved head with tattoos on her face and neck. She has never been shown to wear make up.
Before Litchfield Edit
- Cindy Hayes
- Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson
- Alison Abdullah
- Suzanne Warren
- Judy King
- Poussey Washington
- Janae Watson
"Still, apes swing."
— Helen Van Maele
|Suburbs||Piper Chapman • Alex Vause • Galina Reznikov • Lorna Morello • Nicky Nichols • Tiffany Doggett • Mei Chang • Brook Soso • Angie Rice • Norma Romano • Carrie Black • Gina Murphy • Anita DeMarco • Jane Ingalls • Maureen Kukudio • Leanne Taylor • Judy King • Yoga Jones • Frieda Berlin • Helen Van Maele • Kasey Sankey • Stephanie Hapakuka • Alana Dwight • Jennifer Digori • Brandy Epps • Loretta Fisher • Rhea Boyle • Ginsberg|
|Ghetto||Suzanne Warren • Tasha Jefferson • Sophia Burset • Cindy Hayes • Janae Watson • Alison Abdullah • Irma Lerman • Reema Pell|
|Spanish Harlem||Dayanara Diaz • Maria Ruiz • Blanca Flores • Marisol Gonzalez • Gloria Mendoza • Ouija Aziza • Gerrman • Ramona Contrares • Carrera • Michelle Carreras • Maritza Ramos|