Mostly Credited As: Marlyne Barrett
Sometimes Credited As: Marlyne Afflack
Marlyne N. Afflack
Birth Name: Marlyne Nayokah Afflack
Date Of Birth: September 13, 1978 (Age 37)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Marlyne Barrett stars as Maggie Lockwood, the charge nurse who knows the heart of the staff as well as everyone passing through the emergency department doors, on the NBC drama “Chicago Med.”
Barrett is known to audiences for her dynamic portrayal of Council President Nerese Campbell on the critically acclaimed HBO series “The Wire.” She was also Ian McShane’s trustworthy attaché Tomasina on NBC’s “Kings” and played Felicia Marquand on the popular F/X series “Damages,” opposite Glenn Close and Rose Byrne. Additionally, she recently appeared on John Ridley’s ABC series “American Crime.”
Barrett's feature credits include “Hitch” and the upcoming indie “Quest” for director Santiago Rizzo.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Barrett grew up in Montreal with her Haitian-American parents, sisters and brother. She is married to Gavin Barrett.
Barrett promised her parents she would get a degree prior to pursuing her acting career. Coming from a family of doctors, she became a registered nurse, and now she gets to play one on television!