Who is Alex Vause?
Alex Vause is an inmate at Litchfield Penitentiary, and on-and-off lover of main character, Piper Chapman. In Season Two, she gets out of Litchfield, but then gets put back in during Season Three due to Piper indirectly calling her probation's officer. Alex's character is based on Nora in the memoir, Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison. She is portrayed by Laura Prepon.