|Michelle Hurst Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||June 1, 1953|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Michelle Hurst is an American actress who is known for her portrayal of Miss Claudette Pelage in Orange Is the New Black. However, she has also made appearances in more than a dozen notable films and shows including I Shot Andy Warhol, All Good Things, Office Killer, Law & Order, Sex and the City, and Last Tango in Halifax.
Brooklyn, New York City, United States
Michelle completed her studies at Mount Holyoke College in 1975.
Michelle is represented by Innovative Artists and McKeon / Myones Entertainment.
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
71 kg or 156.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She has African-American ancestry.
Salt and Pepper
As a result of her age, Michelle’s once dark brown hair has turned to a shade of gray.
- Her short afro hairstyle
- Thin eyebrows
Michelle Hurst Facts
- She was raised in Brooklyn, New York.
- Initially, Hurst started off as a theatre actor and made her debut in the film industry as a Reporter in Born on the Fourth of July in 1989. Later, in 1995, she made her first TV show appearance as Ms. Ellis in New York Undercover.
- She has appeared in multiple roles on Law & Order.
- On the day of Christmas in 2013, Michelle was seriously injured in a car accident that led to her sustaining major injuries, due to which she was put into a medically induced coma for 16 days in order to allow her doctor to perform multiple surgeries near her spine.
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