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Michelle Hurd (born December 21, 1966) is an American stage, film, and television actress. She is married to actor Garret Dillahunt.

Michelle Hurd is the daughter of actor Hugh L. Hurd. She graduated from Saint Ann's School in 1984 and Boston University in 1988, and studied with the Alvin Ailey School. After her graduation from college, she studied at Great Britain's National Theatre .

Her Broadway credits include the 1996 Stephen Sondheim-George Furth flop Getting Away with Murder. Other theater credits include Othello, A.M.L., Hamlet, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Looking for the Pony  at Manhattan Theater Source with her sister Adrienne Hurd. She met her husband, Garret Dillahunt, in 900 Oneonta at Circle Repertory Theater Company. She has won several awards, including the Robbie Award and the California Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for the premiere of Richard Greenberg's The Violet Hour.

She has also appeared in several movies, including Random Hearts, Personals and as the comic book superhero B.B. DaCosta/Fire in the unshown TV-pilot Justice League of America (1997). After working in television roles such as The Cosby Mysteries, New York Undercover and The Practice, she appeared in a 1997 episode of Law & Order. Her performance as a corrupt FBI informant caught the attention of L&O producer Dick Wolf, who two years later cast her in the spin-off Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Det. Monique Jeffries. She co-starred with Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay for the first season before leaving the series in 2000, but she did appear in the first, seventh and sixteenth episodes of season two, her final appearance being in March 2001. In 2001, she appeared in the Showtime original series Leap Years, where her character was the on and off love interest of a bisexual character played by her real-life husband.

Television roles include parts in Charmed, The O.C., According to Jim, Shark, Bones and Gossip Girl. In 2006 - 2007, she had a recurring role on ER as television news producer Courtney Brown, who became close to Dr. Kerry Weaver.

She played Diana, the leading rôle, in the Washington Shakespeare Theatre Company's 10 February–29 March 2009 production of Lope de Vega's Dog in the Manger.

She won a Robbie Award as "best actress" for her work in the world premiere of The Violet Hour at South Coast Repertory. She played in Hamlet at the North Shore Theater.

In 2010, Hurd began a starring role on the A&E Network drama The Glades, playing Colleen Manus.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Michelle Hurd (born December 21, 1966) is an American stage, film, and television actress. She is married to actor Garret Dillahunt.

Michelle Hurd is the daughter of actor Hugh L. Hurd. She graduated from Saint Ann's School in 1984 and Boston University in 1988, and studied with the Alvin Ailey School. After her graduation from college, she studied at Great Britain's National Theatre .

Her Broadway credits include the 1996 Stephen Sondheim-George Furth flop Getting Away with Murder. Other theater credits include Othello, A.M.L., Hamlet, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Looking for the Pony  at Manhattan Theater Source with her sister Adrienne Hurd. She met her husband, Garret Dillahunt, in 900 Oneonta at Circle Repertory Theater Company. She has won several awards, including the Robbie Award and the California Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for the premiere of Richard Greenberg's The Violet Hour.

She has also appeared in several movies, including Random Hearts, Personals and as the comic book superhero B.B. DaCosta/Fire in the unshown TV-pilot Justice League of America (1997). After working in television roles such as The Cosby Mysteries, New York Undercover and The Practice, she appeared in a 1997 episode of Law & Order. Her performance as a corrupt FBI informant caught the attention of L&O producer Dick Wolf, who two years later cast her in the spin-off Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Det. Monique Jeffries. She co-starred with Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay for the first season before leaving the series in 2000, but she did appear in the first, seventh and sixteenth episodes of season two, her final appearance being in March 2001. In 2001, she appeared in the Showtime original series Leap Years, where her character was the on and off love interest of a bisexual character played by her real-life husband.

Television roles include parts in Charmed, The O.C., According to Jim, Shark, Bones and Gossip Girl. In 2006 - 2007, she had a recurring role on ER as television news producer Courtney Brown, who became close to Dr. Kerry Weaver.

She played Diana, the leading rôle, in the Washington Shakespeare Theatre Company's 10 February–29 March 2009 production of Lope de Vega's Dog in the Manger.

She won a Robbie Award as "best actress" for her work in the world premiere of The Violet Hour at South Coast Repertory. She played in Hamlet at the North Shore Theater.

In 2010, Hurd began a starring role on the A&E Network drama The Glades, playing Colleen Manus.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1966-12-21

Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2020 Star Trek: Picard (1 episode) as Raffi Musiker
2019 Being Frank
2017 Be Afraid as Christine Booth
2017 We Don't Belong Here as Tania
2016 Lethal Weapon (5 episodes) as Gina Santos
2016 Search Engines as Petra
2015 Marvel's Jessica Jones (1 episode) as D.A. Katrina Reyes
2015 Ash vs Evil Dead (10 episodes) as Linda B.
2015 I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine as Detective Boyd
2015 Blindspot (26 episodes) as Shepherd
2015 Marvel's Daredevil (6 episodes) as Samantha Reyes
2015 Belle et Tordu as Det. Sgt. Gloria Mosley
2013 Golden Boy (1 episode) as Louise Reed
2012 Naughty or Nice as Helen Purcell
2012 Girl Most Likely as Libby
2010 Blue Bloods (1 episode) as CIA Anne Reynolds
2010 Hawaii Five-0 (2 episodes) as Renee Grover
2010 The Glades (49 episodes) as Colleen Manus
2010 Pretty Little Liars (1 episode) as Elizabeth Mainway
2009 Too Late To Say Goodbye as Det. Ann Roche
2009 FlashForward (1 episode) as Liz Kayson
2009 The Good Wife (1 episode) as Tamara
2008 90210 (6 episodes) as Rachel Gray
2007 Gossip Girl (6 episodes) as Laurel
2006 Shark (1 episode)
2006 Kidnapped (1 episode)
2006 Smith (2 episodes)
2005 Bones (1 episode)
2004 Kevin Hill (1 episode)
2003 The O.C. (1 episode)
2002 CSI: Miami (1 episode)
2001 According to Jim (3 episodes)
2001 Leap Years (20 episodes)
2000 Double Parked
1999 Random Hearts as Susan
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (22 episodes) as Monique Jeffries (13 episodes)
1998 Charmed (1 episode)
1997 Justice League of America as B.B. DaCosta / Fire
1997 The Practice (2 episodes)
1996 Malcolm & Eddie (7 episodes)
1995 New York News (1 episode)
1994 ER (6 episodes)
1994 New York Undercover (3 episodes)
1990 Law & Order (1 episode)
1989 Rude Awakening as Student on street
1964 Another World (1668 episodes)

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