Michael Hyatt is a Jamaican-American actor and she’s probably one of the most famous Jamaican actors you’ve never heard of. Before her work in film and television, Michael performed in Ragtime on Broadway, gracing stages throughout the United States.
Since then, she has played Brianna Barksdale in top HBO series The Wire, Dr. Noelle Akopian on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Detective Sheila Muncie on Ray Donovan. She has also made brief appearances in ER, 24, Law & Order, Six Feet Under, The Big Bang Theory, Veronica Mars, Oz, Criminal Minds, Joan of Arcadia, Dexter, and Glee.
Manifesto Jamaica hosted an intimate evening of conversation with Michael, in association with the Jamaica Film and Television Association and Good News Jamaica, curated to inspire and uplift the creative spirit.