The renowned American actress Michelle Forbes initially thought of becoming a ballet dancer. However, the 16-year-old Michelle signed with the William Morris Agency and got enrolled in the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston.
After the completion of formal training in acting and dancing, she signed up for the first script of her acting career. She played the recurring, dual roles of 'Solita Carrera' and 'Sonni Carrera Lewis' in the popular TV series Guiding Light (1987).
And the best thing of all, her first-ever acting credit won her the nomination from none other than Emmy itself.
Michelle Forbes's Age, Height
Michelle was born as 'Michelle Renee Forbes Guajardo' on the 8th of January 1965 in Austin, Texas.
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She stands at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75 meters).
Married To Husband?
Michelle was married to Ross Kettle, a South African actor, best known for playing 'Jeffrey Conard' in NBC's soap opera, Santa Barbara. He also got nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series."
Michelle and Ross tied the holy knot somewhere around 1990, which lasted for nine long years. What made of the divorce proceedings in 1999 and also what was the reason behind their departure was never disclosed.
However, in 1997, Michelle reportedly began dating her Homicide: Life on the Street co-star, Reed Diamond. The outing was believed to have begun after Reed's first marriage with Frederika Kesten came to an end.
Meanwhile, in recent times, after an abrupt mention of her relationship with Reed, Michelle's dating status remains un-updated.
Net Worth- Movies & TV Shows
Michelle landed a significant part in Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987), which soon became a huge success, winning a total of eighteen Emmys.
She was also approached for the same character in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993). But then, she turned down the offer as she didn't want to commit in a regular television role at that point in her career.
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Shortly, Michelle made her film debut in the movie Love Bites (1993), and the same year, she also starred in the thriller film Kalifornia (1993). Her performance in the latter one was widely received, winning her a Saturn Award nomination.
Michelle Forbes as 'Ellen Becker' in the season one in series, Treadstone premiered on the 15th of October 2019 (Photo: gettyimages)
Throughout her career, Michelle starred in many notable projects. And most of her portrayal has flourished her career with fame and relative wealth.
When it's about her earning, in a nutshell, she is estimated to have earned the net worth of about $3 million.
More Interesting Facts On Michelle Forbes
- Michelle, who is of Mexican descent.
- She became a vegetarian since her teenage years while turning a vegan in 2011.
- Because of her deaf character of "Susan Metcalfe" on the BBC series Messiah (2001), she learned 'British Sign Language' just in six days.
- Michelle had outstandingly portrayed the role of 'Admiral Helena Cain': a lesbian character, in three episodes of the classic sci-fi series Battlestar Galactica, and its movie version, Battlestar Galactica: Razor in the 2000s.