Melanie Lynskey



  • Birth Name: Melanie Jayne Lynskey
  • Birth Place: New Plymouth, New Zealand
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/16/1977, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Melanie Lynskey Fast Facts:
  • Discovered by Peter Jackson's wife, Fran Walsh, who cast her as a teen who kills her mother in 1994's Heavenly Creatures.
  • Received the New Zealand Film and Television Award for Best Actress for her performance in Heavenly Creatures.
  • Met her fiancé Jimmi Simpson on the set of Stephen King's 'Rose Red.'
  • Is a vegetarian; supports PETA and the Humane Society.
  • Melanie Lynskey Relationships:
  • Jimmi Simpson - Husband (separated)
  • Kay Lynskey - Mother
  • College:
  • Attended Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand

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