Melanie Griffith young
August 9, 1957
5 ft 9 in | 176 cm
37-27-37 in | 94-68.5-94 cm
63 kg | 139 pounds
7.5 US | 38 EU
Melanie Richards Griffith was born in New York City, U.S., on August 9, 1957, is an American actress. Young Melanie Griffith started her career as a child model in TV commercials.
She made her big screen debut in western movie Smith! (1969) in role as Extra.
She landed her first credited film role as Delly Grastner in neo noir movie Night Moves (1975) at the age of 17.
She got her television debut in drama miniseries Once an Eagle (1976) in role as Jinny Massengale.
Her breakthrough performance came as Holly Body in neo-noir thriller movie Body Double (1984), for which she won a National Society of Film Critics Award and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress.
She made her Broadway debut in a musical "Chicago" (2003) in role as Roxie Hart.
The Disaster Artist (2017) biographical comedy drama in role as Jean Shelton, opposite James Franco and Dave Franco
The Pirates of Somalia (2017) drama in role as Maria Bahadur, opposite Al Pacino
She was nominated for the Academy Award and she won a Golden Globe Award for her role as Tess McGill in romantic comedy drama film Working Girl (1988).
She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance as Audrey Hankel in action comedy movie Something Wild (1986).
Lolita (1997) drama opposite Jeremy Irons
Mulholland Falls (1996) neo-noir crime thriller opposite Nick Nolte and Jennifer Connelly
Shining Through (1992) drama with Michael Douglas and Liam Neeson
Cecil B. DeMented (2000) black comedy with Stephen Dorff
Milk Money (1994) romantic comedy with Ed Harris
The Night We Called It a Day (2003) drama with Dennis Hopper and Rose Byrne
Roar (1981) adventure with Tippi Hedren
Born Yesterday (1993) romance comedy with Don Johnson
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990) black comedy with Tom Hanks and Bruce Willis
Celebrity (1998) comedy drama directed by Woody Allen
Two Much (1996) romance comedy opposite Antonio Banderas and Daryl Hannah
Another Day in Paradise (1998) drama with James Woods
The Drowning Pool (1975) thriller with Paul Newman
Nobody's Fool (1994) comedy drama with Paul Newman and Bruce Willis
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Marion Davies in HBO historical drama film RKO 281 (1999).
She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Dora DuFran in miniseries Buffalo Girls (1995).
She played Lee Arnold in The WB sitcom Twins (2005–2006).
She portrayed Clara Williams in CBS action police procedural television series Hawaii Five-0 (2014–2016).
She is daughter of actress Tippi Hedren and mother of actress Dakota Johnson.
Graduated from the Hollywood Professional School, at the age of 16.
She began dating actor Don Johnson, at the age of 14.
Childhood friend with Patricia Nedd.
Has 3 tattoos.
Has three homes: Los Angeles, Aspen and Marbella, Spain.
Supporter of Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
She was married to:
Don Johnson (1976-1996), they have a daughter
Steven Bauer (1981-1989) they have a son
Antonio Banderas (1996-2015), they have a daughter
She dated Bryan Kestner (1994) and Ryan O'Neal (1976-1977).
I don't think I'm beautiful. When I look in the mirror, I just see me - and, I'm pretty used to me.
There are no small parts; there are only small actors.
I've worked a lot. I don't like to watch myself. I don't go to the movies unless I have to go to the premiere.
I would just like to be able to give to people through acting. If I can entertain people by being somebody else and allow somebody to feel something, then that makes me feel good.
People are not used to seeing an older woman on screen, unless she's playing a character role.
I'm not a feminist, but I just think it's a really cool process working with a woman as a director.