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January 19, 1982
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
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.
|2008||The Road to Sundance||Reese Knight|
|2009||K-Town||Newly Single Lady #1|
|2011||Look Again||Anna||Short film|
|2012||A Taste of Romance||Elise||TV film|
|2012||Voicemail||Wendy Peters||Short film|
|2015||Black Card||Lona||Short film|
|2011||Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures||Reporter||Episode: "Epic Babysitters"|
|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)|
Awards and nominations
|Black Reel Awards||2018||The Defenders||Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series||Nominated|||
|2019||Jinn||Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture||Nominated|||
|2020||Altered Carbon||Outstanding Supporting Actress, Drama Series||Nominated|||
|All Rise||Outstanding Actress, Drama Series||Nominated|
|NAACP Image Awards||2020||All Rise||Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series||Nominated|||
|Screen Actors Guild Award||2017||Luke Cage||Outstanding Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Television Series||Nominated|||
- Missick, Simone (January 19, 2017). "Happy Birthday to Me🎈❤️". Twitter. Retrieved August 19, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Johnson, Victoria (August 17, 2017). "Simone Missick is the Heart of Netflix's Marvel Universe". Complex. Retrieved August 19, 2017.
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- Petski, Denise (October 31, 2016). "'The Defenders': Simone Missick Joins Marvel Netflix Series; Sarah Paulson Returns To 'AHS'". Deadline. Retrieved July 17, 2017.
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- "SAG Awards Nominations 2017: See the Full List". EW.com. Retrieved April 4, 2021.