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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 25 October 1963Nicosia, Cyprus
Birth NameMelinda Leigh McGraw
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Melinda McGraw is known for her range, playing a wide variety of roles in comedy and drama alike. She is perhaps best known for her critically acclaimed turn as Bobbie Barrett in Season 2 of "Mad Men" which earned her a Screen Actors' Guild Award as part of the Best Ensemble Cast, as well as an OFTA Television Award for Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series (2007). She is also known for her work as Barbara Gordon in "The Dark Knight," as Scott Bakula's love interest in AMC's "Men of a Certain Age," as Diane Gibbs-Fornell-Sterling in "NCIS" and as Dana's sister Melissa Scully in the "X-Files." Ms. McGraw is a classically trained, journeyman actor. She grew up in the Boston area and was a member of the Boston Children's Theater. She attended Bennington College briefly until she was accepted at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Her school mates included Clive Owen, Ralph Fiennes, Iain Glen, Mark Addy, Alex Kingston and David Morrisey. After appearing in many theatrical productions in London's West End and around the UK (including "Twelfth Night", "Don Carlos", "The Foreigner") she returned to the States in 1990. She is shooting "Outcast" for Cinemax, which will be released in 2016. Ms. McGraw is married to composer/recording artist Steve Pierson and they have a daughter.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Matt Nelson

Spouse (1)

Steve Pierson (14 October 2000 - present) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Husky Voice

Trivia (1)

Has a daughter named Lucy Grace Pierson with her husband Steve Pierson.

Personal Quotes (5)

As a society, I think older women are marginalized, but I think that has changed so much in the last twenty years.
We live in a world where action is what counts.
When you're a regular on your show, that's your family. When people come in and out, it doesn't mean that you don't embrace them, but they have to leave.
I do believe that one way to have a destiny is to choose one.
I really love 'Dexter.' I'd like to be on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' or 'Breaking Bad.'

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