Chicago Med’s Marlyne Barrett age, height, Instagram: Everything to know about the Maggie Lockwood actor

"Lying Doesn't Protect You From The Truth" Episode 721 -- Pictured: Marlyne Barrett as Maggie -- (Photo by: George Burns Jr./NBC)
"Lying Doesn't Protect You From The Truth" Episode 721 -- Pictured: Marlyne Barrett as Maggie -- (Photo by: George Burns Jr./NBC) /

It’s impossible to imagine Chicago Med without Marlyne Barrett. She’s been a vital part of the show from day one, and is one of the rare performers who seems to have chemistry with every person she encounters.

The actress recently told People that she’s been diagnosed with uterine and ovarian cancer, and while frightening, the support from her family and her fellow Chicago Med peers has given her the strength to get through it all.

With the Barrett love fest in full swing, we thought it’d be the perfect time to give fans a crash course on all things pertaining to the actress.

When did Marlyne Barrett join Chicago Med?

Like we previously alluded to, Barrett has been part of the Med cast since the 2015 pilot. She’s been in every one of the show’s 143 episodes, which makes her one of only three actors to claim this honor (the other two being Nick Gehlfuss and Oliver Platt). She’s also made five appearances on Chicago PD and ten appearances on Chicago Fire, making her one of the prolific names in the entire franchise.

Marlyne Barrett age and birthday

Marlyne Barrett was born on September 13, 1978, making her 44 years old as of 2022. With her September birthday, Barrett is a Virgo who was born in a Chinese zodiac Year of the Horse.

Marlyne Barrett height

According to My Celebrity Bio, Barrett stands at 5’6″.

Marlyne Barrett weight

Fans noticed that Barrett lost a significant amount of weight between the season 7 finale and the season 8 premiere, and now that the actress has revealed her diagnosis, the loss can be attributed to her undergoing chemotherapy treatments. Barrett has also shaved her head, though it hasn’t been as noticeable, as she already wears a wig to play Maggie.

Marlyne Barrett Instagram

Like most of the One Chicago family, Barrett has a sizable following on social media. She has over 146K followers on Instagram, and she keeps them enthralled with behind-the-scenes photos as well as teasers for where her character, Maggie Lockwood, is headed.

Marlyne Barrett husband and twins

Barrett has been married to Gavin Barrett since 2009, and the couple welcomed twin boys, Joshuah-Jireh and Ahnne-N’Urya, in 2011. The actress has praised Gavin for comforting and supporting her during her chemotherapy treatments.

Marlyne Barrett other roles

Before she was Maggie, Barrett was best known as Nerese Campbell on HBO’s The Wire. She also had notable supporting roles on the FX legal drama Damages and NBC’s Kings. She’s a favorite of producer Dick Wolf, as she’s appeared on three One Chicago shows and three Law & Order shows: Law & Order, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, and Law & Order: SVU.

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