Michelle appeared in the 1991 movie Hangin' with the Homeboys as a telemarketing operator.
Her boyfriend, Malcolm-Jamal Warner (Theo Huxtable from The Cosby Show), was at her bedside when she died.
She died just six months after the series finale of Family Matters aired
In season four she was supposed to only be a one time character in "Family Matters" but then she became a guest star. After that she got a reoccuring role up until Family Matters ended.