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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 Kalifornia (1993), True Blood (2008) and Escape from L.A. (1996). See full bio »

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

Known For

Kalifornia
Kalifornia Carrie Laughlin
(1993)
True Blood
True Blood Maryann Forrester / Woman in the Road
(2008-2012)
Escape from L.A.
(1996)
24
24 Lynne Kresge
(2002-2003)

Filmography

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 2016-2017 Berlin Station (TV Series)
Valerie Edwards
- Winners Right the History Books (2017) ... Valerie Edwards
- The Righteous One (2017) ... Valerie Edwards
- Right and Wrong (2017) ... Valerie Edwards
- The Right Hook (2017) ... Valerie Edwards
- Right of Way (2017) ... Valerie Edwards
 2017 Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Video Game)
Zofia Blazkowicz (voice)
 2017 Say You Will
Janis Nimitz
 2017/II Gemini
Jamie
 2017 Columbus
Maria
 2015-2016 Powers (TV Series)
Retro Girl
- Caracas 1967 (2016) ... Retro Girl
- F@#K the Big Chiller (2015) ... Retro Girl
- Level 13 (2015) ... Retro Girl
- Aha Shake Heartbreak (2015) ... Retro Girl
- You Are Not It (2015) ... Retro Girl
 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Lieutenant Jackson
 2015 The Returned (TV Series)
Helen Goddard
- Peter (2015) ... Helen Goddard
- Helen (2015) ... Helen Goddard
- Rowan (2015) ... Helen Goddard
- Lucy (2015) ... Helen Goddard
- Tony and Adam (2015) ... Helen Goddard
 2014 Orphan Black (TV Series)
Dr. Marian Bowles
- By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried (2014) ... Dr. Marian Bowles
- Things Which Have Never Yet Been Done (2014) ... Dr. Marian Bowles
- Knowledge of Causes, and Secret Motion of Things (2014) ... Dr. Marian Bowles
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Lucy Marks
- Jury Tamperer (2014) ... Lucy Marks
 2013 Chicago Fire (TV Series)
Gail McLeod
- Not Like This (2013) ... Gail McLeod
- You Will Hurt Him (2013) ... Gail McLeod
- Rhymes with Shout (2013) ... Gail McLeod
- No Regrets (2013) ... Gail McLeod
- Joyriding (2013) ... Gail McLeod
 2013 Dear Sidewalk
Paige Daniels
 2013 The Hunters (TV Movie)
Jordyn Flynn
 2013 Highland Park
Sylvia Howard
 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
- Donnie or Marie (2012) ... Mitch Larsen
- Bulldog (2012) ... Mitch Larsen
- 72 Hours (2012) ... Mitch Larsen (credit only)
- Sayonara, Hiawatha (2012) ... Mitch Larsen
 2011 DisCONNECTED
Lisa's Mom
 2011 DC Universe Online (Video Game)
Circe (voice)
 2008-2009 True Blood (TV Series)
Maryann Forrester / Woman in the Road
- Beyond Here Lies Nothin' (2009) ... Maryann Forrester
- Frenzy (2009) ... Maryann Forrester
- New World in My View (2009) ... Maryann Forrester
- I Will Rise Up (2009) ... Maryann Forrester
- Timebomb (2009) ... Maryann Forrester
 2009 Durham County (TV Series)
Dr. Pen Verrity
- Surviving the Fall (2009) ... Dr. Pen Verrity
- Boys Do Things (2009) ... Dr. Pen Verrity
- Daddy Hurt Mommy? (2009) ... Dr. Pen Verrity
- The Fish in the Ocean (2009) ... Dr. Pen Verrity
- Ray Loves Sadie True (2009) ... Dr. Pen Verrity
 2009 Diplomacy (Short)
U.S. Secretary of State
 2008-2009 In Treatment (TV Series)
Kate Weston
- Gina: Week Five (2009) ... Kate Weston
- Gina: Week Two (2009) ... Kate Weston
- Paul and Gina: Week Nine (2008) ... Kate Weston
- Jake and Amy: Week Eight (2008) ... Kate Weston
- Paul and Gina: Week Seven (2008) ... Kate Weston
 2009 The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena (Video Game)
Captain Gail Revas (voice)
 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 Battlestar Galactica: Razor (TV Movie)
Admiral Helena Cain
 2007 Half-Life 2: Episode Two (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)
 2005-2006 Prison Break (TV Series)
Samantha Brinker
- Flight (2006) ... Samantha Brinker
- Go (2006) ... Samantha Brinker
- Bluff (2006) ... Samantha Brinker
- J-Cat (2006) ... Samantha Brinker
- Brother's Keeper (2006) ... Samantha Brinker
 2005-2006 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Admiral Helena Cain
- Resurrection Ship: Part 2 (2006) ... Admiral Helena Cain
- Resurrection Ship: Part 1 (2006) ... Admiral Helena Cain
- Pegasus (2005) ... Admiral Helena Cain
 2005 Global Frequency (TV Movie)
Miranda Zero
 2005 The Inside (TV Series)
Zoya Petikof
- Thief of Hearts (2005) ... Zoya Petikof
 2005 Alias (TV Series)
Dr. Maggie Sinclair
- Another Mister Sloane (2005) ... Dr. Maggie Sinclair
 2004 Half-Life 2 (Video Game)
Dr. Judith Mossman (voice)
 2004 Al Roach: Private Insectigator (Short)
Dede Dragonfly
 2004 Messiah: The Promise (TV Mini-Series)
Susan Metcalfe
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... Susan Metcalfe
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... Susan Metcalfe
 2004 Dandelion
Mrs. Voss
 2002-2003 24 (TV Series)
Lynne Kresge
- Day 2: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (2003) ... Lynne Kresge
- Day 2: 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m. (2003) ... Lynne Kresge
- Day 2: 1:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m. (2003) ... Lynne Kresge
- Day 2: 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m. (2003) ... Lynne Kresge
- Day 2: 11:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. (2003) ... Lynne Kresge
 2003 Messiah 2: Vengeance Is Mine (TV Mini-Series)
Susan Metcalfe
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Susan Metcalfe
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Susan Metcalfe
 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
 2002 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Jill Sorenson
- Recovery Time (2002) ... Jill Sorenson
- Rape Kit (2002) ... Jill Sorenson
 2001 Messiah (TV Mini-Series)
Susan Metcalfe
- The Reckoning (2001) ... Susan Metcalfe
- The First Killings (2001) ... Susan Metcalfe
 2001 Perfume
Francene
 2000 Wonderland (TV Series)
Dr. Lyla Garrity
- Wilt Chamberlain 3.0 (2000) ... Dr. Lyla Garrity
- Personality Plus (2000) ... Dr. Lyla Garrity
- Hello Goodbye: Finale (2000) ... Dr. Lyla Garrity
- Full Moon (2000) ... Dr. Lyla Garrity
- The Raw and the Cooked (2000) ... Dr. Lyla Garrity
 2000 The District (TV Series)
Helen York
- The Jackal (2000) ... Helen York
- Imperfect Victims (2000) ... Helen York
- How They Lived (2000) ... Helen York
- The Real Terrorist (2000) ... Helen York
- Surveillance (2000) ... Helen York
 2000 Bullfighter
Mary
 2000 Homicide: The Movie (TV Movie)
Dr. Julianna Cox
 1998 Dry Martini (Short)
Valeria
 1998 Brimstone (TV Series)
Assistant D.A. Julia Trent
- Executioner (1998) ... Assistant D.A. Julia Trent
 1996-1998 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Dr. Julianna Cox
- Lies and Other Truths (1998) ... Dr. Julianna Cox
- Something Sacred: Part 2 (1998) ... Dr. Julianna Cox
- Something Sacred: Part 1 (1998) ... Dr. Julianna Cox
- Shaggy Dog, City Goat (1998) ... Dr. Julianna Cox
- Sins of the Father (1998) ... Dr. Julianna Cox
 1996 The Prosecutors (TV Movie)
Dist. Atty. Rachel Simone
 1996 Escape from L.A.
Brazen
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
F.B.I. Agent Jamie Pratt
- A Stitch in Time (1996) ... F.B.I. Agent Jamie Pratt
 1995 Just Looking
Mary
 1995 Black Day Blue Night
Rinda Woolley
 1995 The Chosen One (Short)
The Mother
 1994 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Julie
- The Big Salad (1994) ... Julie
 1994 Swimming with Sharks
Dawn Lockard
 1991-1994 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Ensign Ro Laren / Lieutenant Ro Laren / Dara
- Preemptive Strike (1994) ... Lieutenant Ro Laren
- Rascals (1992) ... Ensign Ro Laren
- The Next Phase (1992) ... Ensign Ro Laren
- Cause and Effect (1992) ... Ensign Ro Laren
- Power Play (1992) ... Ensign Ro Laren
 1994 The Road Killers
Helen
 1993 Love Bites
Nerissa
 1993 Kalifornia
Carrie Laughlin
 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
 1988 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Dr. Sonni Wells
- Episode dated 29 September 1988 (1988) ... Dr. Sonni Wells
- Episode dated 8 September 1988 (1988) ... Dr. Sonni Wells
- Episode dated 5 July 1988 (1988) ... Dr. Sonni Wells
- Episode dated 21 June 1988 (1988) ... Dr. Sonni Wells
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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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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:

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 »

Trademark:

Often plays characters who are anti-authority See more »

Nickname:

Mishka

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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