5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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[about her work with James Woods
] It's kind of like being pregnant. You know, you go through the initial joy of it. Then you go through wanting it to be over. And then you're finished with it and you forget how bad it was.
Her mother, Tippi Hedren
, recently stated that the miniature doll of Hedren given to Melanie by Alfred Hitchcock
was not intended to be a prank by the director. He merely wanted to give Melanie a beautiful doll with her mother's image, but it happened that the doll was in a wooden box. When Melanie received the gift, she freaked out and became upset thinking that it was indeed meant to be her ...
Sparkling blue eyes