August 6, 1976
45 years old
Australia - U.S.
5 ft 7½ in | 171 cm tall
36-24-36 in | 91.5-61-91.5 cm
56 kg | 123.5 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Melissa Suzanne George was born in Perth, Australia, on August 6, 1976, is an Australian-American actress.
Young Melissa George first started her career as a model, at the age of 16.
She made her big screen debut in neo-noir science fiction film Dark City (1998) in role as May.
She got her television debut in Australian soap opera Home and Away (1993-1996) in role as Angel Parrish.
Her breakthrough performance came as Jennifer "Jenny" Wilson in crime movie The Limey (1999).
She was nominated for the Fangoria Chainsaw Award and a Fright Meter Award for Best Actress for her role as Jess in psychological thriller film Triangle (2009).
She was nominated for the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Julie Toohey in crime thriller movie Felony (2013).
She won the China Australia International Film Festival Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance as Evelyn in drama film The Butterfly Tree (2017).
Mulholland Drive (2001) surrealist neo-noir mystery opposite Naomi Watts, Laura Harring and Justin Theroux
Derailed (2005) crime thriller with Vincent Cassel, Clive Owen and Addison Timlin
30 Days of Night (2007) horror thriller opposite Josh Hartnett, Danny Huston and Ben Foster
The Amityville Horror (2005) horror drama with Ryan Reynolds, Jesse James and Jimmy Bennett
Sugar & Spice (2001) comedy opposite Marley Shelton, Marla Sokoloff and Mena Suvari
Turistas (2006) horror thriller with Josh Duhamel, Olivia Wilde and Desmond Askew
A Lonely Place to Die (2011) action thriller opposite Alec Newman, Ed Speleers and Kate Magowan
Music Within (2007) comedy drama with Clint Jung, Marion Ross and Rebecca De Mornay
Stephen King's Bag of Bones (2011) horror opposite Pierce Brosnan, Matt Frewer and Annabeth Gish
The Killing Gene (2007) horror thriller with Stellan Skarsgård, Ashley Walters and Tom Hardy
Don't Go (2018) psychological thriller opposite Stephen Dorff and Simon Delaney
Peaceful (2021) drama in role as Anna, opposite Catherine Deneuve and Benoît Magimel
She won two Logie Awards for Best New Talent and Most Popular Actress for her role as Angel Parrish in Australian soap opera Home and Away (1993-1996).
She won the Saturn Award for Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award-Female for her performance as Lauren Reed in ABC action thriller and science fiction television series Alias (2003-2004).
She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film and the Australian Film Institute Award for Best international Actress for her role as Laura Hill in HBO drama television series In Treatment (2008).
She won the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actress and the Equity Ensemble Award for Most Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Television Movie or Miniseries for her role as Rosie in NBC drama television miniseries The Slap (2015).
Roar (1997) Fox fantasy adventure series in role as Molly
Thieves (2001) ABC drama series in role as Rita
Friends (2003) NBC sitcom in role as Molly
Grey's Anatomy (2008-2009) ABC medical drama series in role as Sadie Harris
Lie to Me (2010) Fox crime drama series in role as Clara Musso
The Slap (2011) Australian drama series in role as Rosie
Hunted (2012)British drama series in role as Sam Hunter / Alex Kent
The Good Wife (2013-2014) CBS legal and political drama series in role as Marilyn Garbanza
Heartbeat (2016) NBC medical comedy drama series in role as Dr. Alexandra Panttiere
The First (2018) Hulu and Channel 4 drama series in role as Diane Hagerty
The Eddy (2020) Netflix music drama miniseries in role as Allison Jenkins
The Mosquito Coast (2021) Apple TV+ drama series in role as Margot
Attended Warwick Senior High School in Perth, Australia.
She also studied tap, ballet and jazz.
Has two sisters: Marnie, Kate and one brother, Brett.
She won two bronze medals in national champion roller-skating in Australia in 1989 and 1990, also won a silver medal at Junior World Championship in 1991.
She was awarded the Western Australia’s teenage model in 1992.
She became a naturalised American citizen in 2008.
Best friends with Canadian actress Rachel Blanchard.
Lives in New York City, New York, United States.
She dated Russell Simmons (2011-2012) and Steve Bastoni (1995-1997).
She was married to Chilean furniture designer and film director Claudio Dabed (2000-2012).
Has been in a relationship with French entrepreneur Jean David Blanc (2011-2016), they have two sons.