Melanie Lynskey

Melanie Lynskey

New Zealand actress (born 1977)
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Melanie Jayne Lynskey (born 16 May 1977) is a New Zealand actress and voice actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a New Zealand Film Award, a Hollywood Film Award, and a Sundance Special Jury Award, as well as Critics' Choice Award, Gotham Award and Golden Nymph Award nominations.

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Melanie Lynskey was born on Monday, 16 May 1977 in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Her full name at birth was Melanie Jayne Lynskey. She is best known as an actress. Lynskey's country of citizenship (nationality) is New Zealander. Melanie attended high school at New Plymouth Girls High School, New Plymouth, New Zealand. For university, she studied at Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand. She is 5' 7" (170 cm) tall and weighs 130 lbs (59 kg) with an average build. She has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $5,000,000 US dollars. Melanie Lynskey is 47 years old and her zodiac star sign is Taurus.

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Full name at birth
Melanie Jayne Lynskey
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Claim to fame
Ever After, Sweet Home Alabama, Two and a Half Men, Coyote Ugly, Yellowjackets, Don't Look Up, The Last of Us
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Date of birth
16 May 1977
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Place of birth
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Actress
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5' 7" (170 cm)
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Weight
130 lbs (59 kg)
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10
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8.5
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Pets
Mouse (dog)
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Net worth
$5,000,000 USD
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High school
New Plymouth Girls High School, New Plymouth, New Zealand
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University
Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
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Talent agency
The Gersh Agency NY
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Partner: Jason Ritter (Married)
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Melanie Lynskey and Jason Ritter
(on working with Charlie Sheen) We get on terribly. I can't stand him. No, he's great. He's really quiet and shy and sweet.
  • Was at one time slated to appear in an episode of "Angel" (1999), in a role written especially for her by the show's producer, Joss Whedon.
  • Was FilmForce Celeb of the Day on October 18, 2002.
  • Turned down a role in Mansfield Park (1999).
  • She was cast as Pauline Parker in Heavenly Creatures (1994) two weeks before filming began. Co-writer Fran Walsh discovered her at the last minute whilst scouring local high schools for Parker lookalikes.
  • Was shortlisted for the role of Valerie Veran in Little Nicky (2000).

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