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Michelle Forbes was born on January 8, 1965 in Austin, Texas, USA as Michelle Renee Forbes Guajardo. She is an actress, known for The Killing (2011), In Treatment (2008) and Battlestar Galactica (2004). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Killing
The Killing Mitch Larsen
(2011-2012)
In Treatment
In Treatment Kate Weston
(2008-2009)
Battlestar Galactica
Battlestar Galactica Admiral Helena Cain
(2005-2006)
True Blood
True Blood Maryann Forrester / Woman in the Road
(2008-2012)

Filmography

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  Say You Will (post-production)
Janis Nimitz
 2017/II Gemini
Jamie
 2017 Columbus
 2016 Berlin Station (TV Series)
Valerie Edwards
- Oratorio Berlin (2016) ... Valerie Edwards
- Thomas Shaw (2016) ... Valerie Edwards
- False Negative (2016) ... Valerie Edwards
- Proof of Life (2016) ... Valerie Edwards
- Just Decisions (2016) ... Valerie Edwards
 2015 The Returned (TV Series)
Helen Goddard
- Peter (2015) ... Helen Goddard
- Helen (2015) ... Helen Goddard
- Rowan (2015) ... Helen Goddard
- Lucy (2015) ... Helen Goddard
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Lucy Marks
- Jury Tamperer (2014) ... Lucy Marks
 2013 Dear Sidewalk
Paige Daniels
 2013 The Hunters (TV Movie)
Jordyn Flynn
 2013 Blue (TV Series)
Marisa
- What Kind of a Name is Blue? (2013) ... Marisa
 2011-2012 The Killing (TV Series)
Mitch Larsen
- What I Know (2012) ... Mitch Larsen
- Bulldog (2012) ... Mitch Larsen
- 72 Hours (2012) ... Mitch Larsen (credit only)
 2011 DisCONNECTED
Lisa's Mom
 2011 DC Universe Online (Video Game)
Circe (voice)
 2009 Diplomacy (Short)
U.S. Secretary of State
 2008 Lost (TV Series)
Karen Decker
- There's No Place Like Home: Part 1 (2008) ... Karen Decker
 2007-2008 Waking the Dead (TV Series)
Sarah
- Missing Persons: Part 2 (2008) ... Sarah (voice, uncredited)
- Missing Persons: Part 1 (2008) ... Sarah
- Yahrzeit: Part 2 (2007) ... Sarah
- Yahrzeit: Part 1 (2007) ... Sarah
 2007 Half-Life 2: Episode Two (Video Game)
Dr. Judith Mossman (voice)
 2007 The Orange Box (Video Game)
Dr. Judith Mossman (voice)
 2007 Unthinkable (TV Movie)
Jamie McDowell
 2006 Boston Legal (TV Series)
Juliette Monroe
- The Nutcrackers (2006) ... Juliette Monroe
 2006 Half-Life 2: Episode One (Video Game)
Dr. Judith Mossman (voice)
 2005 Global Frequency (TV Movie)
Miranda Zero
 2005 The Inside (TV Series)
Zoya Petikof
- Thief of Hearts (2005) ... Zoya Petikof
 2004 Half-Life 2 (Video Game)
Dr. Judith Mossman (voice)
 2004 Dandelion
Mrs. Voss
 2002 Fastlane (TV Series)
Lena
- Get Your Mack On (2002) ... Lena (uncredited)
 2002 American Girl
Madge Grubb
 2002 Johnson County War (TV Movie)
Rory Hammett
 2001 Messiah (TV Mini-Series)
Susan Metcalfe
 2001 Perfume
Francene
 2000 Bullfighter
Mary
 1998 Dry Martini (Short)
Valeria
 1998 Brimstone (TV Series)
Assistant D.A. Julia Trent
- Executioner (1998) ... Assistant D.A. Julia Trent
 1996 The Prosecutors (TV Movie)
Dist. Atty. Rachel Simone
 1995 The Chosen One (Short)
The Mother
 1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Julie
- The Big Salad (1994) ... Julie
 1994 The Road Killers
Helen
 1993 Love Bites
Nerissa
 1991 Shannon's Deal (TV Series)
Maren
- The Inside Man (1991) ... Maren
 1991 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Gym Instructor
- The Fugitive Priest Mystery (1991) ... Gym Instructor
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Other Works:

Appeared in Global Frequency (2005), (unaired pilot), where she played "Miranda Zero".

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

On turning down Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993): There were all sorts of rumors about why I didn't take [the DS9 role] and that I was quite arrogant about the whole thing. It wasn't that at all. It was, again, about wanting variety in my career. If I'd gone on to do DS9, I might not have had the variety I've been lucky to have in my career. That's not to say I wasn't grateful for the ... See more »

Trivia:

After appearing in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) as Ro Laren, she was approached to play the same character in a starring role on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). When she turned down the part, because she didn't want to commit to a regular television role at that point in her career, a new Bajoran character, Kira Nerys, was created and Nana Visitor was cast in that part. See more »

Trademark:

Large hazel eyes See more »

Nickname:

Mishka

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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