According to Wikipedia,
Michelle Hurd is an American actress known for her work in television. She first received recognition for portraying Monique Jeffries in the police procedural series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit . She has since starred as Athena Barnes in the drama series Leap Years , Colleen Manus in the crime drama series The Glades , Linda Bates Emery in the comedy-horror series Ash vs Evil Dead , and Ellen "Shepherd" Briggs in the crime drama series Blindspot . She portrays Raffi Musiker in the science fiction series Star Trek: Picard .
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