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Melanie Griffith

Melanie Griffith

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    • August 9th, 1957
Melanie Richards Griffith (born August 9, 1957) is an American actress. She began her career in the 1970s, appearing in several independent thriller films before achieving mainstream success in the mid-1980s. Born in New York City to actress Tippi Hedren and advertising executive Peter Griffith, she was raised mainly in Los Angeles, where she graduated from the Hollywood Professional School at age 16. In 1975, a then 17-year-old Griffith appeared opposite Gene Hackman in Arthur Penn's film noir Night Moves. She later rose to prominence for her role portraying a pornographic actress in Brian De Palma's thriller Body Double (1984), which earned her a National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress. Griffith's subsequent performance in the comedy Something Wild (1986) garnered critical acclaim before she was cast in 1988's Working Girl, which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress and won her a Golden Globe. The 1990s had Griffith in a series of roles that received varying critical reception; she received Golden Globe nominations for her performances in Buffalo Girls (1995), and as Marion Davies in RKO 281 (1999), while also earning a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress for her performances in Shining Through (1992), as well as receiving nominations for Crazy in Alabama (1999) and John Waters' cult film Cecil B. Demented (2000). Other credits include John Schlesinger's Pacific Heights (1990), Milk Money (1994), the neo-noir film Mulholland Falls (1996), as Charlotte Haze in Adrian Lyne's Lolita (1997), and Another Day in Paradise (1998). She later starred as Barbara Marx in The Night We Called It a Day (2003), and spent the majority of the 2000s appearing on such television series as Nip/Tuck, Raising Hope, and Hawaii Five-0. After acting on stage in London, in 2003, she made her Broadway debut in a revival of the musical Chicago, receiving celebratory reviews. In the 2010s, Griffith returned to film, starring opposite then-husband Antonio Banderas in the science-fiction film Autómata (2014) and as an acting coach in James Franco's The Disaster Artist (2017). Description above from the Wikipedia article Melanie Griffith, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Filmography

Acting (47 Credits)

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2020The High Note as Tess
2017The Pirates of Somalia as Maria Bahadur
2017The Disaster Artist as Jean Shelton
2016JL Ranch as Laura Lee
2014Automata as Dr. Susan Dupré / Cleo (voice)
2013Call Me Crazy: A Five Film as Kristin
2012Dark Tourist as Betsy
2012Dino Time as Tyra
2010A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures as Snow (voice)
2003Tempo as Sarah James
2003The Night We Called It a Day as Barbara Marx
2003Shade as EveWatch Free
2002Stuart Little 2 as Margalo the Bird (voice)
2001Tart as Diane Milford
2000Cecil B. Demented as Honey Whitlock
2000Forever Lulu as Lulu Mcafee
1999Crazy in Alabama as Lucille Vinson
1999RKO 281 as Marion Davies
1998Another Day in Paradise as Sid
1998Shadow of Doubt as Kitt Devereux
1998Celebrity as Nicole Oliver
1997Lolita as Charlotte Haze
1996Mulholland Falls as Katherine Hoover
1995Buffalo Girls as Dora DuFran
1995Two Much as Betty
1995Now and Then as Tina 'Teeny' Tercell
1994Milk Money as V
1994Nobody's Fool as Toby Roebuck
1993Born Yesterday as Billie Dawn
1992A Stranger Among Us as Emily Eden
1992Shining Through as Linda Voss
1991Paradise as Lily Reed
1990Pacific Heights as Patty Palmer
1990The Bonfire of the Vanities as Maria Ruskin
1988Working Girl as Tess McGill
1988Stormy Monday as Kate
1988The Milagro Beanfield War as Flossie Devine
1987Cherry 2000 as Edith 'E.' Johnson
1986Something Wild as Audrey Hankel
1984Body Double as Holly Body
1984Fear City as Loretta
1981Roar as Melanie
1977One on One as The Hitchhiker
1975The Drowning Pool as Schuyler
1975Smile as Karen Love
1975Night Moves as Delilah "Delly" Grastner
1973The Harrad Experiment as Student

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