Marlyne Barrett

Marlyne Nayokah Barrett (née Afflack: born September 13, 1978) is an American actress. She had a recurring role from 2006 to 2008 as Nerese Campbell in the HBO crime drama The Wire and in 2007, she had a recurring role as Felicia Marquand in the FX legal drama Damages. In 2015, she began starring as Head Charge Nurse Maggie Lockwood in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med.

Marlyne Barrett
Marlyne Nayokah Afflack

(1978-09-13) September 13, 1978 (age 42)
Years active1997–present
Gavin Barrett
(m. 2009)

Life and careerEdit

Barrett was born as Marlyne Nayokah Afflack in Brooklyn, New York. She began her career appearing on stage and television, before she co-starred with Hill Harper in the 2003 romantic comedy Love, Sex and Eating the Bones.[1] In the late 90s, she was a VJ for the TV station Musique Plus in Montreal, Canada. Later in 2000s, Barrett had a number of guest starring television roles on the New York City-filmed dramas, include the NBC police procedural drama Law & Order and its spin-offs Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Law & Order: Trial by Jury and the short-lived NBC legal drama Conviction. From 2006 to 2008, she played Nerese Campbell in the HBO crime drama The Wire, and in 2007 also had a recurring role as attorney Felicia Marquand in the FX legal drama Damages. In 2009, Barrett co-starred as Thomasina, the efficient palace secretary and aide-de-camp, on the short-lived NBC drama Kings.

In 2015, Barrett returned to television appearing as Det. Chris Thompson in the first two episodes of the ABC crime drama American Crime. Later that year, she was cast as Nurse Maggie Lockwood in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med. She was credited in the recurring cast in the first thirteen episodes and was added to the main cast in the fourteenth episode.[2][3]



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Angelique Angelique Short film
2000 The Growing Pains Movie Jody Television film
2001 Hidden Agenda Airport Stewardess
2001 Heist Young Woman
2003 Good Fences Tina Television film
2003 Love, Sex and Eating the Bones Jasmine LeJeune
2005 Hitch Stephanie
2006 Off the Black Nancy
2016 Quest Sheila
2017 Night Call Kadedra Domek Short film; also executive producer
2018 After Everything Dr. Beatty


Year Title Role Notes
2004 The Jury Faith Ward Episode: "Mail Order Mystery"
2005 Law & Order Alana Sinclair Episode: "Obsession"
2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury Diane Harris Episode: "Pattern of Conduct"
2005 Rescue Me Coma Boy's Mom Episodes: "Shame" and "Believe"
2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Sarah Miller Episode: "Night"
2006 Conviction Dr. Donner Episode: "Madness"
2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Alma Cordoza Episode: "Cage"
2007–08 Law & Order Attorney Bocanegra Episodes: "Murder Book" and "Tango"
2007 Damages Felicia Marquand 8 episodes
2006–08 The Wire Council President Nerese Campbell 11 episodes
2009 Kings Thomasina 12 episodes
2009 Bored to Death Ava Episode: "Stockholm Syndrome"
2009 The Good Wife Thalia Ramsey Episode: "Lifeguard"
2010 Gossip Girl Martha Chamberlain Episode: "Goodbye, Columbia"
2014 Satisfaction Lauretta Episode: "Through Revelation"
2015 American Crime Det. Chris Thompson Episodes: "Episode One" and "Episode Two"
2015–present Chicago Med Nurse Maggie Lockwood Series regular; 78 episodes
2016 Chicago Fire Recurring role; 9 episodes
2016 Chicago PD Recurring role; 5 episodes


  1. ^ "Love, Sex & Eating the Bones". 14 February 2004. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  2. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "'Chicago Med' Casts Marlyne Barrett - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  3. ^ Andy Swift. "'Chicago Med' Casts Marlyne Barrett — 'The Wire' Vet Joins NBC Drama - TVLine". TVLine. Retrieved 5 January 2016.

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