Actress Michelle Hurst is popularly known as Miss Claudette among her fans for her outstanding performance in the hit US TV show Orange is the New Black. She is also one of the most loved characters of the show. Last year, she got into a terrible accident which sent her into a coma for around sixteen days.
Michelle’s husband has been a very loving and caring partner toward her. He also reportedly spent all of the fifteen nights by her side. Friends and families have said the dedication shown by Hurst’s husband always remained strong throughout the ordeal and she is very lucky to have him for a husband.
Michelle and her husband were married in their late twenties and have formed a strong bond ever since. They were married in their home town in Brooklyn, New York in a small wedding ceremony, which was attended by close friends and family. After their marriage they spent a couple of months in New York to improve their financial condition, after which they left for the west coast so that Michelle could pursue her dreams of being an actress.
Michelle has, time and again, said her husband is her rock and he has always been there for her in times of need, sorrow and happiness. She has also said the support given by her husband towards her has helped her over the years and is the reason behind her success in the industry.
Michelle and her husband have two children and three grand children from their thirty year of marriage. Lately, they have been spending most of their time looking after their grandchildren and taking them out on walks to parks and shopping. Her husband is also known to take their grandchildren to various basketball games, especially to the Brooklyn Nets games. Their whole family has remained Brooklyn Nets fans for over four decades.
Michelle and her husband are also known for their various charitable works, especially for helping the underprivileged African American community in and around New York. They have also spearheaded various non-profit organizations that helps sexually exploited women. They look after various agencies that help to reduce the number of child labors in the country and have been very successful in their endeavors so far.
Michelle has had a fairly successful career, which has spanned more than thirty years. She is known for her outstanding acting abilities and amazing character portrayal. She has been a part of over a dozen films in her career and has appeared in about eight to ten TV shows. She is currently working in the new season of Orange is the New Black, which is set to premier early next year.