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Wade Donaldson is a former Corrections Officer of Litchfield Penitentiary. He is portrayed by Brendan Burke. He had worked as a CO for at least 20 years, before walking out at the end of Season Three in protest of MCC's policies. Donaldson now works in a restaurant as a busboy.

Personality Edit

Donaldson was a stern officer who did not tolerate nonsense from the inmates. He was described as a loyal guard who demonstrated obedience.

Physical Appearance Edit

Donaldson is a white male of average height. He is mostly bald and appears to be in his 40s.

Biography Edit

Season Three Edit

Donaldson is the inspiration for the character of "Rodcocker" in Suzanne's erotic fiction. He does not appreciate being called "Rodcocker" by the inmates, feeling as though he is being sexually harassed, and brings the issue to the attention of Caputo.

In "It Was The Change", Donaldson calms Daya Diaz down during a panic attack by making her do jumping jacks and counting them out loud.

He gets accidentally pepper sprayed by Bayley, one of the new COs.

Donaldson decides to join the union and then quits on Caputo.

Season Four Edit

After the walkout at Litchfield, CO Donaldson now works as a busboy in a restaurant in town. He was seen singing a song to a few patrons in the restaurant. He got into an altercation with Joe Caputo after Caputo tipped him $20 for his service at Litchfield as well as an apology for what happened; Donaldson saw it as merely an attempt by Caputo to assuage his guilt.


Season 1Edit

"I Wasn't Ready"Edit