Barbara Eve Harris

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Barbara Eve Harris
Barbara Evadney Reid-Hibbert

(1959-03-08) March 8, 1959 (age 64)
NationalityTobagonian, Canadian
Years active1985–present

Barbara Eve Harris (born Barbara Evadney Reid-Hibbert; March 8, 1959) is a Tobagonian-Canadian actress, known for her supporting performances on television. She may be best known for her role as FBI Agent Felicia Lang on Prison Break.

Life and career[edit]

Harris was born in Tobago,[1] to Jamaican parents, and immigrated with her family to Canada at the age of six. She has made over 60 television appearances and co-starred in a number of feature films.

Harris starred in the Canadian drama series Side Effects from 1994 to 1996. For her performance on the show, she was nominated for the Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role.[2] On American television she guest-starred in Knots Landing, Party of Five, The West Wing, The Practice, CSI: Miami, ER, JAG, Commander in Chief, Private Practice, Brothers & Sisters, Criminal Minds, NCIS, Rizzoli & Isles and Revenge (TV series). She also appeared in a number of made for television films, like Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story (1993), Against Their Will: Women in Prison (1994) and Captive Heart: The James Mink Story (1996).

Harris had a recurring role as FBI Agent Felicia Lang in the Fox drama series Prison Break from 2006 to 2009 and later appeared in Prison Break: The Final Break. From 2011 to 2012, she had another recurring role on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Sheriff Sherry Liston.

In 2014, Harris was cast as Lt. Marcia Roark in the ABC drama series Forever.[3] After ABC picked up the pilot to series, Harris was replaced by Lorraine Toussaint as the new lieutenant.[4] From 2015 to 2017, she had a recurring role as Commander Emma Crowley in Chicago P.D. and Chicago Fire. She co-starred in the HBO miniseries Sharp Objects in 2018, and in 2020 in Netflix thriller Messiah.

In 2023 she appeared as Dot, a regional CIA director who tasked Luke and Emma to work together as a team in Fubar starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.



Year Title Role Notes
1985 Night Magic Doubt
1993 Guilty as Sin Kathleen Bigelow
1997 Dead Men Can't Dance Sergeant Rhodes
Critical Care E.R. Nurse
1999 Nightmare Man Beth Pyne
2001 Picture Claire Patricia
Ignition Lt. Kayla Rayne
2002 A Time for Dancing Dr. Conner
2008 The Midnight Meat Train Detective Lynn Hadley
2012 The Amazing Spider-Man Miss Ritter
People Like Us Mrs. Haney
2013 No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie Principal Gwen
2015 Welcome to Forever Jean Raymond Short film
Born to Be Blue Elsie Azuka
2016 Blood Is Blood Dr. Sprague
2017 Double Play Old Vera
Transformers: The Last Knight Pentagon Colonel
2019 The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open Sophie


Year Title Role Notes
1985 Secret Weapons Miriam TV film
Credited as Barbara Reid-Harris
1987 Night Heat Lillian Episode: "Night Heat"
The Magical World of Disney Bill's mother Episode: "The Liberators"
Ghost of a Chance Gladys TV film
Mariah Serena Bouchard 2 episodes
Nightstick Comet Gold TV film
Credited as Barbara Harris
Adderly Viola Basinee Episode: "Debbie Does Dishes"
Credited as Barbara Harris
1988 The Return of Ben Casey Nurse TV film
1990 Knots Landing Lieutenant Davis Episode: "If I Die Before I Wake"
1990-1991 E.N.G. Barbara Cole 2 episodes
1991 Heritage Minutes Liza Episode: "Underground Railroad"
Credited as Barbara Harris
The Hidden Room Liz Episode: "Wasting Away"
1991-1994 Street Legal Rose Wilson, Lisa Hines, Patricia Wylie 3 episodes
1992 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Sally Episode: "The Tale of the Captured Souls"
1993 Class of '96 Miss Casper Episode: "They Shoot Baskets, Don't They"
Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story Zena Jackson TV film
1994 TekWar: TekJustice Thalia McKenzie TV film
Against Their Will Captain Williamson TV film
1994-1996 Side Effects Wanda Gibbs Main role, 29 episodes
1995 Sirens Diane Episode: "Redemption"
1996 Captive Heart: The James Mink Story Biddy Shad TV film
Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance Mrs. Silvera TV film
1997 F/X: The Series Dr. Mohler Episode: "Gemini"
The Absolute Truth Ellen Williams TV film
In His Father's Shoes Janice TV film
1998 Blood on Her Hands District Attorney Jackson TV film
Due South Agent Handler Episode: "Dead Men Don't Throw Rice"
The Outer Limits Colonel Samantha Elliot Episode: "Phobos Rising"
1999 36 Hours to Die Barbara Woods TV film
Justice Janet Walker TV film
Party of Five Mary Anne Grey 2 episodes
2000 Bull Mrs. Peterson Episode: "Love's Labors Lost"
2001 The West Wing Gretchen Tyler Episode: "Barlet's Third State of the Union"
That's Life Irene Boyd Episode: "Mr. Wrong"
Providence Dr. Beth Timmons Episode: "Meet Joe Connelly"
Any Day Now Dr. Mandelberg Episode: "Everyone Deserves to Be Loved"
2002 Family Law Dr. Shauna Morton Episode: "Arlene's Choice"
The Practice Judge Joan Limpert Episode: "Manifest Necessity"
The Agency Marilyn Episode: "Home Grown"
2003 CSI: Miami Danetta Harris Episode: "Bunk"
ER Mrs. Kendrick, Sakina 3 episodes
Cold Case Diane Washington Episode: "The Runner"
2004 Jack & Bobby Mrs. Frankel 2 episodes
JAG Lieutenant Commander Vera McCool 2 episodes
Sex Traffic Audrey Dupoint 2 episodes
2005 The Eleventh Hour Heather Andrews / Kate Washington Episode: "In Another Life"
Kevin Hill Nora Banks Episode: "Occupational Hazard"
2005-2006 Commander in Chief Lynn 2 episodes
2006 10.5: Apocalypse Stacy Warner 2 episodes
2006-2009 Prison Break FBI Agent Felicia Lang Recurring role, 19 episodes
2007 Eureka Reverend Harper Episode: "God is in the Details"
Private Practice Melinda Stinson Episode: "In Which Sam Receives an Unexpected Visitor"
Brothers & Sisters Carla Brown Episode: "Domestic Issues"
2008 Boston Legal Principal Holliston Episode: "Rescue Me"
Criminal Minds District Attorney Eve Alexander Episode: "The Crossing"
Ghost Whisperer Nurse Dorothy Perry Episode: "Bloodline"
2009 Da Kink in My Hair Chandra Episode: "Black Cake, White Cake"
Hawthorne Karen Episode: "All the Wrong Places"
Mental Eileen Burditt Episode: "Coda"
2010 Tangled Barb TV film
2011 Flashpoint Dr. Roberta Fenton Episode: "Collateral Damage"
2011-2012 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Sheriff Sherry Liston Recurring role, 5 episodes
2012-2014 Rizzoli & Isles Camille Frost 2 episodes
2013 NCIS FAA Director Stacy Bergin Episode: "Under the Radar"
2014 Switched at Birth Beth Wetton Episode: "And Life Begins Right Away"
Forever Lieutenant Marcia Roark Episode: "Pilot"
2015 Revenge Connie Bales Episode: "Exposure"
How to Get Away with Murder Fiona Pruitt 2 episodes
2015-2017 Chicago P.D. Emma Crowley Recurring role, 16 episodes
2016 Bosch Captain Marsha Macken Episode: "Victim of the Night"
Rogue Miranda Randpher Episode: "Halfway Burnt"
Supernatural Clea Episode "We Happy Few"
Poor Richard's Alamanack Elizabeth Walker Unaired pilot
2016-2017 Chicago Fire Emma Crowley 3 episodes
2017 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Lieutenant Colonel O'Donnell Episode: "Pilot"
2018 Her Stolen Past Olivia TV film
The Crossing Lydia Doyle 4 episodes
Sharp Objects Eileen Curry Recurring role, 7 episodes
2019 Good Trouble Barbara Episode: "DTLA"
Magnum P.I. Lucy Akina Episode: "Dead Inside"
The Man in the High Castle Angela 2 episodes
Double Holiday Jane Bennett TV film
2019-2022 Station 19 Ifeya Miller 6 episodes
2020 Messiah Katherine Bailey Recurring role, 9 episodes
Star Trek: Picard Emmy Episode: "The Impossible Box"
The Wilds Audrey Recurring role, 5 episodes
2021-2023 9-1-1: Lone Star Denice Williams 3 episodes
2023-present FUBAR Dot Main cast


  1. ^ Barbara Eve Harris Biography (1959-)
  2. ^ "Barbara Eve Harris Awards". Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  3. ^ "Joel David Moore, Barbara Eve Harris & Donnie Keshawarz Board ABC's 'Forever'". March 14, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  4. ^ "OITNB Star Joins ABC's Forever as Series Regular". July 7, 2014. Archived from the original on July 9, 2014. Retrieved September 7, 2014.

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