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Missick in 2018
January 19, 1982
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
(m. after 2012)
Simone Missick (née Cook; born January 19, 1982) is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Detective Misty Knight in Luke Cage, a role she also plays in The Defenders and Iron Fist. As of 2019 she stars as Lola Carmichael in All Rise.
Missick took master classes at British American Drama Academy in England. There she studied under Ben Kingsley, Alan Rickman, and Jane Lapotaire.
Missick married actor Dorian Missick in February 2012. He starred alongside her in the second season of Luke Cage as Dontrell "Cockroach" Hamilton, an ex-con put away by Misty who has been released due to Misty's late partner Scarfe tainting his conviction.
|2015||Black Card||Lona||Short film|
|2014||Ray Donovan||Porschla||Episode: "Yo Soy Capitan"|
|2014||Everything I Did Wrong In My 20s||Melanie||Episode: "The Baby Moment"|
|2015||Scandal||Uniform Cop||Episode: "Heavy Is the Head"|
|2016||Wayward Pines||CJ's wife||2 episodes|
|2016–2018||Luke Cage||Misty Knight||26 episodes|
|2017||The Defenders||5 episodes|
|2018||Iron Fist||6 episodes|
|2018–2019||Tell Me a Story||Mariana Reynolds||2 episodes|
|2019–present||All Rise||Lola Carmichael||Main role|
|2020||Altered Carbon||Trepp||Main role (season 2)|
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The 35-year-old actress
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