Otherwise extremely private-Marlyne Barrett has finally decided to tell the world her story about battling uterine and ovarian cancer. Late in September 2022, she revealed that she has been quietly facing cancer herself, ever since doctors discovered a “football-sized” tumor on her uterus and left ovary, in July of the year. The actress, known for her roles as Nerese Campbell in the HBO crime drama The Wire, Felicia Marquand in the FX legal drama Damages, and Head Charge Nurse Maggie Lockwood in the NBC medical drama Chicago Med, is known to have a beautiful family made of her children and a loving husband. So, in the rest of the writing, we shall tell you all about — who her husband Gavin Barrett is and how he and Marlyne are coping with the misery that has fallen into his lives all of a sudden.
Meet Gavin Barrett, Actress Marlyne Barrett’s Husband
Actress Marlyne Barrett married Gavin (William) Barrett on 15 May 2009. And from the look of things, he continues to be her favorite man even today.
Even today, since she found out about cancer, she said, it is him giving her new strength to carry on every day.
Through her journey through aggressive chemotherapy and an eventual hysterectomy, the Brooklyn, New York native has especially found endless comfort in Gavin. She also told PEOPLE that she is married to the most incredible man who when she has pins and needles in her limbs from the chemo, drops everything to give her food and hand massages. “He’s dropped everything just to give me love”, she added fondly yet also with almost-teary eyes.
Do Gavin Barrett And Marlyne Barrett Have Kids?
Yes. Gavin Barrett and Marlyne Barrett, Marlyne Nayokah Affleck originally, do have kids, whom they love immensely.
As Marlyne prepared for her third round of chemotherapy at City of Hope in Los Angeles in September 2022, her twins Joshuah-Jireh and Ahnne-N’Urya only had been in this world for eleven months.
In all those months, both Gavin and Marlyne never posted about their twins on social media.
Yet lately, during her conversation with PEOPLE, Marlyne did share how she took her razor and shaved her head in front of her babies so they would see it was still Mommy. “I wept, I wept, I wept. But it was a beautiful experience to do it in front of them”, Marlyne said with tears recalling that emotional scene.
Love, Sex and Eating the Bones star’s character, nurse Maggie Lockwood, also battled cancer on the show. In fact, this was what inspired her to go public with her own health journey.
Gavin Barrett Age
Gavin Barrett’s birthday is on April 12th. So, on this day in 2022, he reached the age of 39.
As for his wife, because she was born on 13 September 1978, she turned 44 in 2022.
We can also note from these that Gavin is an Aries and Marlyne a Virgo. And it is believed that Aries and Virgo can be the kind of couple that works like a smooth and happy machine.
Gavin Barrett Job
Gavin Barrett is professionally a pastor. In other words, he is the leader of a Christian congregation who also gives advice and counsel to people from the community or congregation.
As part of it, he leads the Harvest Rock DTLA based in Downtown Los Angeles, California.
On LinkedIn, other than being the senior servant leader, he mentioned being the co-founder of Zion Sixty One (since April 2015).
Where Is Gavin Barrett From?
Gavin Barrett grew up originally in an urban area of New Jersey. His family then moved to a rural area of New Jersey, halfway through his childhood. Although as of 2022, he was based around Los Angeles, California.
Gavin Barrett Family
Joanne Barrett, who turned 64 in April, and William C Barrett, who reached the age of 65 in August 2022, are likely Gavin Barrett’s parents. These folks seemed to be married (even today) and living around Easton, Pennsylvania at the time of this writing.
Also, there is the possibility that Kendel L Barrett, also of Easton, is his brother Kendel, so you know, turned 42 years old in December 2021.
She also added that despite the inevitable happening, she feels like her kids are there to give her new strength each time. Having shared all of it publicly, Marlyne certainly seemed determined, more than ever, to fight her battle with cancer. Mostly because one day she wants to see her kids get married.
Is Gavin Barrett On Instagram?
Gavin Barrett could be found on Instagram @gavinwilliambarrett with 103 posts and 1,056 followers as of 29 September 2022.
How Tall Is Gavin Barrett?
Gavin Barrett stands above 6’1” in height. A fitness fanatic himself, he also had a career as the CEO, fitness and nutrition consultant, and master trainer at Nephilim Personal Training from 2007 through 2012.
How Much Is Gavin Barrett’s Net Worth?
Gavin Barrett’s net worth was reportedly standing at $1 Million and plus as of 2022.
For his education, Gavin went to Alliance University in New York, New York.
Gavin also appeared as ‘Chaplain’ in a 2017 episode “Heart Matters” of the Chicago Med TV series.