Melanie Lynskey Bio, Age, Net Worth, Height, Daughter, Husband, Parents, Nationality. Melanie Lynskey is well-known for her ability to portray multidimensional characters as well as her command of American accents. She primarily works in independent films.
Melanie Lynskey will be 45 years old in 2023, having been born on May 16, 1977. She was raised in her birthplace of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. She now lives in the United States, in Los Angeles, California. She is a New Zealander who practices Christianity.
She primarily works in independent films. She is of New Zealander nationality and of Mixed ancestry, with Irish and English ancestors. Her father, Tim Lynskey, is an orthopedic surgeon, and her mother, Kay Lynskey, previously worked as a nurse.
Melanie made her acting debut at the age of 16 in Peter Jackson’s “Heavenly Creatures.” She later played Gloria in the films “The Frighteners” (1996), “Foreign Correspondents” (1999), “The Cherry Orchard” (1999), “Shooters” (1999), “Detroit Rock City” (1999), “But I’m a Cheerleader” (1999), “Coyote Ugly” (2000), “Snakeskin” (2001), “Abandon,” “Rose Red” (2001), “Aband (2003).
She later appeared in the CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men.”
She appeared in Clint Eastwood’s 2006 military drama “Flags of Our Fathers” as Rene Gagnon’s (Jesse Bradford’s) wife.
She also appeared in the short-lived television show “Drive.”
She appeared in the three-part Western miniseries “Comanche Moon” in 2008.
She returned to New Zealand in 2009 to star in the love story “Show of Hands.” In Steven Soderbergh’s comedy biopic “The Informant!” she played Matt Damon’s wife, Ginger.
She played Edward Norton’s expectant fiancée in Tim Blake Nelson’s bleak comedy “Leaves of Grass” in 2009. In 2010, she starred in “Helena from the Wedding.”
In 2012, she co-starred with Steve Carell in Lorene Scafaria’s comedy “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” and she also appeared in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower.” She appeared in both “Hello I’m Back” and “Hello I Must Be Going” and the romantic comedy “Putzel” in the same year.
Lynskey starred in “The Big Ask” in 2013. Before moving on to her next role, she appeared in Happy Christmas (2014), We’ll Never Have Paris, and Goodbye to All That.
She can also be seen in the TV show Over the Garden Wall. She played Michelle Pierson in the HBO series Togetherness (2015-2016).
Her next films included The Intervention (2016), Our Ex-Wife, Rainbow Time, Little Boxes, and The Great & The Small. She also appeared in And Then I Go, following her appearance in the Netflix crime drama I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore (2017).
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Melanie Lynskey Age
How old is Melanie Lynskey? She was born on May 16, 1977, which makes her 45 years old.
Melanie Lynskey Height & Weight
Melanie Lynskey’s height is 1.70 meters tall and her weight is 60kg.
Melanie Lynskey Education
Melanie Lynskey attended the Victoria University of Wellington.
Melanie Lynskey Nationality
Melanie Lynskey is a New Zealander by nationality.
Where is Melanie Lynskey from?
Melanie Lynskey comes from New Plymouth, Taranaki.
Melanie Lynskey Husband: Is Melanie Lynskey married?
Yes, Melanie Lynskey is married to Jason Ritter. Melanie Lynskey Husband is an actor.
Melanie Lynskey Children
Melanie Lynskey is a mother of a three years old baby girl.
Melanie Lynskey Net Worth
Melanie Lynskey has an estimated net worth of $5 million.