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Melanie Griffith


Melanie Griffith was born on August 9, 1957, in New York City to model Tippi Hedren and advertising executive Peter Griffith. Her mother is of Swedish, German, and Norwegian ancestry, and her father was of English, as well as Irish, Scottish, and Welsh, descent. Her parents' marriage ended in 1961 and Tippi came to Los Angeles to get a new start. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Akil (pre-production)
 2014 Autómata
Dra. Dupre / Cleo (voice)
 2014/II Thirst (Short)
Sue
 2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (TV Movie)
Kristin
 2012 DTLA (TV Series)
Mom / Kimberly
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... Mom
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... Kimberly
 2012 Dino Time
Tyra (voice)
 2012/I Yellow
Patsy
 2012 Dark Tourist
Betsy
 2012 This American Housewife (TV Series)
Leila Swift
- Pilot (2012) ... Leila Swift
 2010 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Brandie Henry
- Sheila Carlton (2010) ... Brandie Henry
 2007 Viva Laughlin (TV Series)
Bunny
- What a Whale Wants (2007) ... Bunny
- Pilot (2007) ... Bunny
 2006 Have Mercy
 2005/I Heartless (TV Movie)
Miranda Wells
 2003 The Night We Called It a Day
Barbara Marx
 2003 Shade
Eve
 2003 Tempo
Sarah James
 2002 Stuart Little 2
Margalo (voice)
 2001 Tart
Diane Milford
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Marion Davies
 1998 Me & George (TV Series)
 1998 Shadow of Doubt
Kitt Devereux
 1995 Two Much
Betty
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Movie)
Dora DuFran
 1994 Milk Money
V
 1992 Shining Through
Linda Voss
 1990 Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (TV Movie)
Hadley
 1990 In the Spirit
Lureen
 1988 The Milagro Beanfield War
Flossie Devine
 1987 Cherry 2000
E. Johnson
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Christine von Marburg
- By Hooker by Crook (1987) ... Christine von Marburg
 1986 Something Wild
Lulu / Audrey Hankel
 1984 Fear City
Loretta
 1981 Roar
Melanie
 1981 Golden Gate (TV Movie)
Karen
 1981 She's in the Army Now (TV Movie)
Pvt. Sylvie Knoll
 1981 The Star Maker (TV Movie)
Dawn Barnett Youngblood
 1981 Underground Aces
Lucy
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
Dawn Peters
- Red Handed (1979) ... Dawn Peters
 1978 Carter Country (TV Series)
Tracy Quinn
- Gamblers Unanimous (1978) ... Tracy Quinn
- The Tracy Report (1978) ... Tracy Quinn
 1978 Daddy, I Don't Like It Like This (TV Movie)
Girl in Hotel Room
 1978 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Stacey Blain
- The House on Possessed Hill (1978) ... Stacey Blain
 1978 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Julie McDermott
- The Action (1978) ... Julie McDermott
 1977 Ha-Gan
Young Girl
 1977 One on One
The Hitchhiker
 1977 Joyride
Susie
 1976 Steel Cowboy (TV Movie)
Johnnie
 1976 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Jinny Massengale
 1975 Smile
Karen - Young American Miss
 1975 The Drowning Pool
Schuyler
 1973 The Harrad Experiment
Student (uncredited)
 1969 Smith!
Extra (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (91 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (23 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial: Winsor Pilates. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 8 Interviews | 11 Articles | 28 Pictorials | 14 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on being typed as a sex symbol] I hope not! I don't want to be -- I've done enough parts like that. I can't say I won't do more, but I really want to do a variety of roles. See more »

Trivia:

Her father had English, as well as Irish, Scottish, Welsh, and Northern Irish (Scots-Irish) ancestry. Her mother is of half Swedish, one quarter German, and one quarter Norwegian ancestry. See more »

Trademark:

Breathy, little girl voice See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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i met her.. shes soo rude! light_my_candle_143
her voice! marie1153
Is it legal to marry when you're 14? Amnesian
is it just me or does reese witherspoon resemble her alot? amanda0392
Melanie Set to Do Nip/Tuck Stint rdashnay-1
Does anybody else think... Latcher
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