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.
Simone Missick graduated from Renaissance High School in Detroit, Michigan, in 1999 and completed her studies at Howard University in 2003.
Missick took master classes at British American Drama Academy in England. There she studied under Ben Kingsley, Alan Rickman, and Jane Lapotaire.
In 2012, Missick played the role of Elise in the television film A Taste of Romance.
In 2014, Missick appeared in the series Ray Donovan as Porschla.
In 2016, Missick had her breakout role in Luke Cage as Misty Knight. Missick reprised the role in The Defenders. She reappears as Misty in the second season of Iron Fist.
In February 2019, it was announced that Missick was cast in the main role of Trepp for the second season of Netflix's science-fiction series, Altered Carbon.
In May 2019, it was announced that Missick was cast in a lead role as Judge Lola Carmichael, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge for the CBS drama series, All Rise.
Missick married actor Dorian Missick in February 2012. He starred alongside her in the second season of Luke Cage as Dontrell "Cockroach" Hamilton, an ex-con put away by Misty who has been released due to Misty's late partner Scarfe tainting his conviction.