Defying Ellenor, a savvy and manipulative con (Giancarlo Esposito), who's accused of slaying his cellmate, mounts his own defense, maintaining that he was forced to kill. Judge Mantz: Rene Auberjonois. Det. Simmons: Mik Scriba. Saunders: Skip O'Brien. Warden Altman: Jim Swanson. Harris: David Figlioli. Ellenor: Camryn Manheim.