Marlyne Barrett, who portrays Nurse Maggie Lockwood on NBC’s Chicago Med, will continue to work on the Dick Wolf medical drama as part of a new multi-year contract.
According to Deadline, before she signed the new contract, original cast member Barrett’s contract was due to end this year. She is now a part of the original cast, which also includes S. Epatha Merkerson, Oliver Platt, Nick Gehlfuss, and Brian Tee. All of them renewed their contracts with Wolf Entertainment for the show last year.
Teresa Campbell, the President of The Baltimore City Council, Is Possibly Barrett’s Most Well-Known Role.
In the HBO crime thriller The Wire, Barrett is likely most recognized for her role as Nerese Campbell, president of the Baltimore City Council. On the FX legal drama Damages,
she played Felicia Marquand on a regular basis. On NBC’s Kings, she costarred with Ian McShane as Thomasina. She has also appeared on Law & Order, American Crime, and Gossip Girl.
She Will Take on The Part Again in Season 8, Which Will Debut on September 21, 2022.
She began working on Chicago Med in the show’s first season in 2015, and she has now appeared in 78 episodes spread across seven seasons. In Season 8, which will return on September 21, 2022, she will play the same part once more. The spin-off series Chicago Fire and Chicago PD have featured her character in a number of their episodes as well.
On May 25, 2022, the show’s seventh season finale aired, and it concluded with Drs. Dylan Scott (Guy Lockard) and Will Halstead (Gehlfuss) are trapped in a burning structure after aiding undercover detective Jo (Riley Voelkel). This opens the door for a potential crossover with Chicago Fire in the upcoming Season 8 opener.
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Executive producers of Chicago Med include Peter Jankowski, Wolf, Diane Frolov, Andrew Schneider, Stephen Hootstein, Derek Haas, Arthur Forney, Matt Olmstead, Michael Brandt, and Nicole Rubio. Producers include Wolf Entertainment and Universal Television.