Quick Facts of Michelle Hurst

  • Full NameMichelle Hurst
  • NicknameMichelle
  • BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionActress
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Salt & pepper
  • BuildSlim
  • Education Mount Holyoke College
  • Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
Michelle Hurst

Short Description of Michelle Hurst

Michelle Hurst is an actress from the USA. Hurst is famous as Miss Claudette Pelage in the series, Orange Is the New Black (first season of Netflix’s comedy-drama ). Michelle is also a leading actress of the film Born on the Fourth of July, playing as Reporter #2.

Early Life and Education

Michelle Hurst first opened eyes in the year 1942, in, Brooklyn, New York the United States of America. She holds American nationality and belongs to the black ethical group.

Regarding her education, Hurst joined and graduated from Mount Holyoke College and started her acting career. Since her childhood days, she was interested in acting and aimed to be a successful person.


Talking about her career, the amazing star started her career in the mid-1990’s, appearing in several films. In the year 2013. she came to limelight after she appeared in comedy-drama series, Orange is the New Black. Before this, she has appeared in multiple roles in various American franchise Law and Order television series and show.

In the 2013’s drama series, she appeared as Miss Claudette Pelage along with, Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, and Michael Harney and won the Screen a Satellite Award.

Michelle Hurst’s films lists are, Born on the Fourth of July, I Shot Andy Warhol, Office Killer, Just Visiting, Sherrybaby, All Good Things, I Don’t Know How She Does It, and much more. Hurst has appeared on television series such as New York Undercover, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Sex, and the City, The Good Wife, Last Tango in Halifax, and much more.

Personal Life

Moving onto her personal life, Michelle Hurst’s relationship status is not revealed yet. It seems she is married, but there are no exact details regarding it till date, as she has kept her personal life very private. At the age of 75, she has still maintained her health and is still eligible to work.

Hurst loves to keep her private life away from her professional life, and she is able to do that. She has a straight sexual orientation.

Body Statistics (Height & Weight)

Reviewing the physical strength and appearance of Hurst, she has the slim body type. At the age of 75, she is still able to stand and live a healthy life. Hurst has wrinkled skin, black face, black eyes, and Salt & pepper hair. Hurst is active via Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million.

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