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Ryder Blake is a veteran and a CO at Litchfield Penitentiary. He was introduced in Season Four and is portrayed by Nick Dillenburg.


Blake is one of the toughest COs due to his military training. His good looks often make the inmates flirt with him which he enjoys. He is quite religious, however his beauty and strength just covers up for the fact that he is very gullible as he was persuaded by Frieda that her Darts contained Wolf bane which grew in the kitchen (which was a lie).

Physical AppearanceEdit

Blake has light brown golden hair and blue eyes. He has an athletic physique. He attracts a lot of attention from the inmates, along with Stratman. In "Fuck, Marry, Frieda", when Sankey, Epps, and Skinhead Helen play "Fuck, Marry, Kill" he is rated "fuck" or "marry" multiple times.


Before LitchfieldEdit

He claimed as a child he wasn't allowed to masturbate because of his Mormon beliefs.

Season FourEdit

He wasn't a main character in season four but during the time when the Latina's were being strip searched, Anita DeMarco insisted him to strip her yet he knew DeMarco wasn't a Spanish name He was also asked by Maritza to pat her down which he did. He said "I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did" flirtatiously.

Season FiveEdit

He was one of the many guards taken hostage during the prison riot. In the chapel when the guards were striped it is revealed he is a Mormon and rebels against the strip. He and the other guards were forced into the bubble with only a bucket. He later escaped with the help of Maria Ruiz. [to be continued]