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Melanie Jayne Lynskey
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
[on her ability to perfect an American accent] When I first came [to Los Angeles] I stayed with Joss Whedon
and his wife... He had this insane video collection, and I'd just sit and watch all these films and try to imitate every accent I heard. I remember watching Juliette Lewis
and trying to do her white trash accent. I would just talk back to all these movies--they were my dialect coach.
She was discovered by Fran Walsh
during an exhaustive search for a teenage actress to play Pauline Parker in Heavenly Creatures
(1994), just two weeks before filming was due to commence.