Melora Walters

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  • Birth Place: Saudi Arabia
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Born in Saudi Arabia, she spent part of her childhood in the Netherlands.
  • Studied art at New York's Pratt Institute.
  • Appeared in off-Broadway productions after training at New York's Actors Studio.
  • Made TV debut on Roseanne in 1989.
  • Had guest roles on Murphy Brown, NYPD Blue, Picket Fences, Seinfeld, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Desperate Housewives.
  • Best known for appearing in three of director Paul Thomas Anderson's films: Hard Eight (1996), Boogie Nights (1997) and Magnolia (1999).
  • Before costarring in Big Love, she was a regular on the CBS medical drama L.A. Doctors (1998-99) and the ABC action/adventure series Threat Matrix (2003-04).
  • Wrote a book of poetry, Sonnets & Failures, that also included her artwork.

Awards

  • 1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee

Relationships

  • Christopher Scotellaro — Ex-husband
  • Thomas Charles Walsh — Son
  • Dylan Walsh — Ex-husband
  • Joanna Marie Walsh — Daughter

College

  • Pratt Institute, New York, New York, United States

Details

  • Birth Place: Saudi Arabia
  • Profession: Actor

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