Michelle Hurd, 53, has grown around the film industry and has had a storied career herself. An active presence at the movies since 1989, she has 69 acting credits to her name.
Even at 53, her career has shown no signs of slowing down, and she has recently been announced as a featured cast member in the upcoming space sci-fi drama series Star Trek: Picard.
Here are 7 facts you should know about Michelle.
7. She Comes From a Family of Artists
Michelle was born on December 21, 1966, to actor Hugh Lincoln Hurd and psychologist Dr. Merlyn Purdy.
Her father had been an esteemed actor in his heyday, appearing in such movies as Shadows, The Catch, and For Love of Ivy, to name a few.
Her older sister Adrienne Hurd is also an actor and a dancer who is known for the TV shows New York Undercover and Bloodlines: Murder in the Family.
6. She Has Appeared in Two Marvel Netflix Series
Appearing in one Marvel series is feat enough for a lifetime, but appearing in two Marvel series is extraordinary.
Michelle debuted her character of the corrupt District Attorney Samantha Reyes in the season 1 finale of Marvel Netflix series Jessica Jones.
She reprised her role in the second season of Marvel's Daredevil and was one of the main antagonists of the entire season.
5. She is Married to Actor Garret Dillahunt
Michelle has been in wedlock with actor Garret Dillahunt since 2007.
They tied the knot on July 6, 2007, in an intimate ceremony among friends and family.
4. Set to Appear in the Upcoming Star Trek: Picard TV Series
Michelle is set to appear in the highly anticipated TV show Star Trek: Picard.
The show, centered around Sir Patrick Stewart's character Captain Jean-Luc Picard, is set to premiere on January 23, 2020. It also stars Santiago Cabrera, and Harry Treadaway, Evan Evagora and Alison Pill.
Michelle plays Raffi Musiker in the show and is slated to appear in 6 out of 8 episodes.
3. Voiced Various Characters in the Terminator 3: The Redemption Video Game
Michelle voiced a litany of characters in the 2004 video game Terminator 3: The Redemption.
She played civilians, a soldier, and other assorted characters.
2. She is Worth $3 Million
Having a long and tenured career in Hollywood comes with its benefits. A staple of Hollywood since 1989, Michelle has accumulated $3 million courtesy of her 69 listed acting credits.
Her long-time partner Garret Dillahunt is worth $4 million, as of 2019.
1. She Has Been a Staple of Crime-Drama Television Shows
Apart from her roles in the Marvel TV shows Daredevil and Jessica Jones, both of which borders on the crime-drama genre, Michelle has been a major player in the crime-drama trope of TV series.
She has appeared in such crime dramas as New York Undercover, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Kidnapped, Bones, CSI: Miami, The Glades, and Blue Bloods, among many others.