An American actress Michelle Hurd is widely known for being the wife of an actor Garret Dillahunt. She is a native of New York City, New York United States. She belongs to American nationality and is of Black mixed ethnicity. She is the daughter of Hugh L. Hurd who is also an actor. She was born on 21st December of the year 1966 which has now made her 49 years old. Hurd has been active in the acting field since 1989 and from that time onward, she has garnered a huge number of fans following and has been very successful.
Hurd went to get her education from the Saint Ann’s School and graduated in 1984. After that, she got enrolled at the Boston University and graduated in 1988. Later, Hurd attended and studied with Alvin Ailey School. After completing her graduation from there, she attended London’s National Theatre. Her Broadway credits include the 1996 Stephen Sondheim-George Furth play called “Getting Away with Murder”. Her other theater credits include “A.M.L.”, “Othello”, “Hamlet”, “Looking for the Pony” and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”.
Hurd has won several awards in her career which also include The Robie Award and The California Theatre Award for the Best Supporting Actress in Drama for the premiere of “The Violet Hour” of Richard Greenberg. She had also starred in multiple of other movies and TV series which includes “Rude Awakening”, “Naughty or Nice”, ‘Play It by Ear”, “Wilbur Falls”, “Search Engine”, “It Had to Be You”, “Skin”, “Shark”, “Bones”, “Charmed”, “Smith”, “Action”, “Malcolm & Eddie”, “The Good Wife”, “Another World”, “Kidnapped” and many more. In addition to that, she has also made her appearance as a comic book superhero “B.B. DaCosta Fire” in a failed TV pilot known as “Justice League of America” in 1997. After working in TV roles such as in “The Practice”, “New York Undercover” and “The Cosby Mysteries”, Hurd appeared in 1997 episode of “Law & Order”.
Hurd’s performance as corrupt FBI informant caught the attention of the L&O producer Dick Wolf who cast her in spin-off “Law & Order: SVU” after a couple of years as Detective Monique Jeffries. She co-starred with Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni for the first season before leaving the series in 2000. However, Hurd made an appearance in first, seventh and sixteenth episodes of the 2nd season with her final appearance being in March 2001.
A beautiful woman, Hurd is a married woman. She is married to her husband, Garret Dillahunt who is also an actor. The pair first met with each other in 900 Oneonta, a Circle Repertory Theater Company. After dating with each other for several period of time, they finally exchanged their vows. She also does not have any children yet. But there is no any news found about when and where did they tie their knot.
As Hurd was born in the month of December, her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. She has a net worth of $3 million. Besides that, to get more details regarding her bio and other activities, she can be connected via Instagram and twitter.