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Melissa Peterman Biography

Birth Place:
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Fast Facts

  • Was an original member of the Minneapolis cast of Tony n' Tina's Wedding, playing Madeline Monroe for more than 600 performances
  • Made her film debut in Fargo (1996) playing a hooker
  • Joined the Minneapolis improv group Brave New Workshop in 1997
  • Has appeared as an opening comedic act for Reba McEntire, with whom she costarred in the sitcom Reba
  • Host of CMT's Singing Bee
  • Appeared in the online Web series Dusty Peacock
  • Hosted the CMT Music Awards red carpet program in 2010
  • Appeared in the short-lived 2011 CMT sitcom Working Class, along with Ed Asner