Character

Maggie Lockwood

Played by Marlyne Barrett

Actor Bio

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's doors, on the NBC drama "Chicago Med."

Barrett is well known to audiences for her portrayal of City Council President Nerese Campbell on the critically acclaimed HBO series "The Wire." She was also Ian McShane's trustworthy attaché Thomasina on NBC's "Kings" and appeared on the popular FX series "Damages," opposite Glenn Close and Rose Byrne. Additionally, she was seen on John Ridley's ABC series "American Crime."

Barrett starred in the short film "Night Call," which earned more than 28 nominations on the film festival circuit, including seven best short film awards (including at Cannes Film Festival), four best of fest/audience awards and two best lead actress awards. Her feature credits include the 2005 Will Smith comedy "Hitch," the indie film "Quest," directed by Santiago Rizzo, and, most recently, "Shotgun," starring Marisa Tomei.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, to Haitian parents and raised in Montreal with her sisters and brother, she is fiercely proud of her heritage and faith in God. She is married to Gavin W. Barrett, and after making a promise to her parents to get a degree in nursing prior to fulfilling her acting career, she now has the honor of playing a nurse on television.

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