Melissa George

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Melissa Suzanne George
  • Birth Place: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/06/1976, Leo
  • Profession: Actor; model
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Melissa George Fast Facts:
  • Was a champion roller skater between the ages of 7 and 16, taking home bronze medals in national competitions in 1989 and 1990, and winning a silver medal in 1991.
  • Voted Western Australia's Teenage Model of the Year in 1992 at the age of 16.
  • Acting debut was the role of teenage runaway Angel Brooks on the popular prime-time soap Home and Away; won two Australian Television Industry Logie Awards for her performance.
  • Posed topless in the March 1997 issue of Australian Playboy magazine.
  • Made her feature-film debut in 1998 with a small role in Alex Proyas' cult classic sci-fi drama Dark City.
  • Has appeared in several failed pilots, including Lost in Oz; the TV adaptation of L.A. Confidential; the U.S. version of Coupling; and David Lynch's Mulholland Drive, which then became an acclaimed 2001 film.
  • In 2010, was named the new face of L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival.
  • Melissa George Relationships:
  • Taryn Fiebig - Cousin
  • Russell Simmons - Ex-significant Other
  • Jean-David Blanc - Significant Other
  • Raphaël Blanc - Son
  • Brett George - Brother
  • Glenn George - Father
  • Pamela George - Mother
  • Marnie George - Sister
  • Steve Bastoni - Ex-significant Other
  • Claudio Dabed - Husband (separated)
  • Kate George - Sister
  • Melissa George Awards:
  • 1994 Logie Awards: Most Popular New Talent - Winner
  • 2009 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
  • 2009 Australian Film Institute Awards: International Award for Best Actress - Nominee
  • 1995 Logie Awards: Silver Logie for Most Popular Actress - Winner
  • 2012 Logie Awards: Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actress - Winner

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