Kelli Barrett was raised by a single mother in Virginia Beach, Virginia. As a child, she showed interest in acting after seeing Merrily We Roll Along on stage. She sang all the time with her mother stating "She’ll either be a lawyer or an actress because [she] loved to argue." Barrett attended the Governor's School for the Arts before attending University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Barrett booked recurring roles on television shows including: As the World Turns, Chicago Fire and I Just Want My Pants Back. She also made minor appearances on The Good Wife, Person of Interest, Ugly Betty, Dynasty and Blue Bloods. She became part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe by portraying Maria Castle in Marvel's The Punisher.
Over on her personal life, Barrett married actor Jarrod Spector on October 26, 2014.
Season 2 - 1/10
- at the