Character

Maggie Lockwood

Played by Marlyne Barrett

Actor Bio

Marlyne Barrett stars as Maggie Lockwood, the confident charge nurse who is the eyes, ears and brain of the emergency department and rallies everyone in times of need, on the NBC drama "Chicago Med."

 

Barrett is well 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 Thomasina on NBC's "Kings" and played Felicia Marquand on the popular FX series "Damages," opposite Glenn Close and Rose Byrne. Additionally, she recently appeared on John Ridley's ABC series "American Crime."

 

Her feature credits include "Hitch" and the upcoming indie "Quest" for director Santiago Rizzo.

 

Born in Brooklyn, New York, Barrett grew up in Montreal with her Haitian-American parents, sisters and brother. She is married to Gavin W. 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.

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