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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 4 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Berlin Station (TV Series) (filming)
Valerie Edwards
- Episode #1.1 (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
 2013 The Hunters (TV Movie)
Jordyn Flynn
 2013 Blue (TV Series)
- 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)
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)
- 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)
- 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
 2000 Bullfighter
 1998 Dry Martini (Short)
 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
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Jamie Pratt
 1995 The Chosen One (Short)
The Mother
 1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
- The Big Salad (1994) ... Julie
 1994 The Road Killers
 1993 Love Bites
 1991 Shannon's Deal (TV Series)
- The Inside Man (1991) ... Maren
 1991 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Gym Instructor
- The Fugitive Priest Mystery (1991) ... Gym Instructor
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Appeared in Global Frequency (2005), (unaired pilot), where she played "Miranda Zero".

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4 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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About her character on Battlestar Galactica (2004): I tend to play a lot of authoritative, strong women, so initially this simply wasn't something I wanted to do. God bless them, though, for being so pursuant of me. The Galactica producers sent me a set of DVDs, because I had never seen the show, either. Galactica is amazingly good and well-written. I shudder to think I almost lost out on working... See more »


Prior to introducing the character of "Ensign Ro Laren" in Star Trek: The Next Generation: Ensign Ro (1991), she appeared in a small part in Star Trek: The Next Generation: Half a Life (1991), as "Dara", the daughter of "Dr. Timicin", played by David Ogden Stiers. See more »


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