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Melinda Allen was born on November 7, 1972 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA as Melinda Rachelle Allen. She is an actress and producer, known for The Gift (2015), A Day Without a Mexican (2004) and Fish (2001). She has been married to Michael Watkins Allen since July 6, 2003. They have four children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Gift
The Gift Real Estate Agent
A Day Without a Mexican
A Day Without a Mexican Ellen Abercombie
Fish Sam Cade
Meddle and Steal


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 2015/VI The Gift
Real Estate Agent
 2007 Sons & Daughters (TV Series)
- Paige Returns (2007) ... Paige
 2006 Mud Show (TV Movie)
 2006 Big Love (TV Series)
- A Barbecue for Betty (2006) ... Betty
 2005 Clubhouse (TV Series)
Liz Calvin
- Old Timers Day (2005) ... Liz Calvin
 2005 Cold Case (TV Series)
Judith (63)
- Strange Fruit (2005) ... Judith (63)
 2004 A Day Without a Mexican
Ellen Abercombie (as Melinda R. Allen)
 2001 Meddle and Steal (Short)
 2001 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
Julie Grimes
- Kentucky Top Hat (2001) ... Julie Grimes
 2001 Fish (Short)
Sam Cade
 1999 Technowhere (Short)
 1999 The Silence of Speed
 1999 When Actors Attack
Southern Actress
 1999 Nice Guys Sleep Alone
Jamie Lee
 1994 Blue Chips
Cheerleader (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Melinda R. Allen

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Worked for two years in TV news at an NBC affiliate in Louisville while attending college before deciding the news was too depressing a career choice. This position helped her land a Page job at NBC Studios in Los Angeles when she arrived to pursue her acting career. See more »

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