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Melanie Griffith was born on August 9, 1957 in New York City, to then model/future actress Tippi Hedren and former child actor turned advertising executive Peter Griffith. Her parents' marriage ended in 1961 and Tippi brought Melanie to Los Angeles to get a new start. Tippi caught the eye of the great director Alfred Hitchcock, who gave her ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Working Girl
Working Girl Tess McGill
(1988)
Lolita
Lolita Charlotte Haze
(1997)
Automata
Automata Duprè
(2014)
Cecil B. DeMented
Cecil B. DeMented Honey Whitlock
(2000)

Filmography

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 2017 Dabka
Maria Bahadur
 2017 The Disaster Artist
Jean Shelton
 2017 The Path (TV Series)
- Return (2017)
 2016 JL Ranch
Laura Lee
 2015 Nerd Herd (TV Movie)
Celeste
 2015 Day Out of Days
Kathy
 2015 Back to the Jurassic
Tyra (voice)
 2014/I Automata
Duprè
 2014/II Thirst (Short)
Sue
 2013 Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (TV Movie)
Kristin
 2012 Dino Time
Tyra (voice)
 2012 DTLA (TV Series)
Mom / Kimberly
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... Mom
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... Kimberly
 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
 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 Shade
Eve
 2003 The Night We Called It a Day
Barbara Marx
 2003 Tempo
Sarah James
 2002 Stuart Little 2
Margalo (voice)
 2001 Tart
Diane Milford
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie)
Marion Davies
 1998 Shadow of Doubt
Kitt Devereux
 1996 Two Much
Betty
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Mini-Series)
Dora DuFran
 1994 Milk Money
V
 1992 Shining Through
Linda Voss
 1990 Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (TV Movie)
Hadley
 1988 Stormy Monday
Kate
 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
 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
 1979 The Cheryl Ladd Special (TV Movie)
Ellie - Waitress
 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 Steel Cowboy (TV Movie)
Johnnie
 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 One on One
The Hitchhiker
 1977 Joyride
Susie
 1977 Ha-Gan
Young Girl
 1976 Once an Eagle (TV Mini-Series)
Jinny Massengale
- Part 4 (1976) ... Jinny Massengale
- Part 3 (1976) ... Jinny Massengale
- Part 2 (1976) ... Jinny Massengale
- Part 1 (1976) ... Jinny Massengale
 1975 Smile
Karen - Young American Miss
 1975 The Drowning Pool
Schuyler Devreaux
 1973 The Harrad Experiment
Student (uncredited)
 1969 Smith!
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Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 9 Interviews | 12 Articles | 28 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Personal Quote:

I would just like to be able to give to people through acting. If I can entertain people by being somebody else and allow somebody to feel something, then that makes me feel good. See more »

Trivia:

Joanne Woodward told a 17-year-old Melanie on the set of The Drowning Pool (1975) that her goals were to marry a movie star (Paul Newman); have beautiful babies (she had three); and win an Oscar (which she did in 1958). Melanie said that she adopted the goals for herself by marrying a movie star (Antonio Banderas); have beautiful babies (she also had three); but has expressed frustration that she... See more »

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Star Sign:

Leo

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