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Melanie Richards Griffith (born August 9, 1957) is an American actress. Griffith began her career as an adolescent in nonspeaking film roles before making her credited debut opposite Gene Hackman in Arthur Penn's Night Moves (1975). She rose to prominence for her role in Brian De Palma's Body Double (1984), which earned her a National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress. Griffith's subsequent performance in 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 saw Griffith in a series of roles which 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 roles include in 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 has appeared on the television series 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 that made it a box office success.


2017The Pirates of Somalia as Maria Bahadur
2017The Disaster Artist as Jean Shelton
2016JL Family Ranch as Laura Lee
2015Day Out of Days as Kathy
2015Back to the Jurassic as Tyra
2014Automata as Dra. Dupre / Cleo (voice)
2014Yellow as Patsy
2013The Grief Tourist as Betsy
2013Call Me Crazy: A Five Film as Kristin
2012Dino Time as Tyra
2010A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures as Snow (voice)
2005Heartless as Miranda Wells
2003The Night We Called It a Day as Barbara Marx
2003Tempo as Sarah James
2003Shade as Eve
2002Stuart Little 2 as Margalo the Bird (voice)
2001Tart as Diane Milford
2000Cecil B. Demented as Honey Whitlock
2000Forever Lulu as Lulu Mcafee
1999RKO 281 as Marion Davies
1999Crazy in Alabama as Lucille Vinson
1998Another Day in Paradise as Sid
1998Celebrity as Nicole Oliver
1998Shadow of Doubt as Kitt Devereux
1997Lolita as Charlotte Haze
1996Mulholland Falls as Katherine Hoover
1996Two Much as Betty
1995Now and Then as Tina 'Teeny' Tercell
1995Buffalo Girls as Dora DuFran
1994Nobody's Fool as Toby Roebuck
1994Milk Money as V
1993Born Yesterday as Billie Dawn
1992A Stranger Among Us as Emily Eden
1992Shining Through as Linda Voss
1991Paradise as Lily Reed
1990The Bonfire of the Vanities as Maria Ruskin
1990Pacific Heights as Patty Palmer
1990In the Spirit as Lureen
1990Women and Men: Stories of Seduction as Hadley
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
1981She's in the Army Now as Pvt. Sylvie Knoll
1981Underground Aces as Lucy
1979The Cheryl Ladd Special as Ellie - Waitress
1977Joyride as Susie
1977One on One as The Hitchhiker
1977The Garden as Young Girl
1976Steel Cowboy
1975The Drowning Pool as Schuyler
1975Night Moves as Delly Grastner
1975Smile as Karen - Young American Miss
1973The Harrad Experiment as Student

Other Roles

2017Halal Daddy - Cinematography

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