Melanie Lynskey is an actress and fil maker born in New Zealand actress. She is known for her predominance in independent films and television. Lynskey made her first screen appearance as Pauline Parker in Heavenly Creatures. She was also featured in the sitcom Two and a half men. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a Critics’ Choice Award and nominations for three Primetime Emmys and one Screen Actors Guild Awards. Melanie is married and has one daughter.
Melanie Lynskey Bio
Melanie Jayne Lynskey was born in New Zealand to Tim Lynskey her father who was an orthopedic surgeon and her mother, Kay Lynskey who was also a real estate agent. Melanie was born on 16th May, 1977. She is the eldest of five children with her having three brothers and a sister. She attended New Plymouth Girls’ High School, where she was involved in the drama department and school plays after which she studied at Victoria University of Wellington.
Melanie started her professional acting debut came at age 16 with a starring role in the 1994 movie Heavenly Creatures. Lynskey was named Best Actress at the 1995 New Zealand Film Awards for her role in Heavenly Creatures. In 2003, she landed the part of Rose, the devious but lovable neighbor of Charlie Harper on the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men. After initially appearing in the pilot episode as a guest character, Lynskey was invited to become a series regular, and went on to appear frequently throughout the show’s first two seasons. Despite leaving the main cast in 2005 to concentrate on film work, a decision that executive producer Chuck Lorre said he had “a lot of respect for” as she continued to make guest appearances on the show up until its final episode, which aired in February 2015.
Melanie got married to Jimmy Simpson in 2007 and after over five years of marriage, a divorce filing was made and was finalized in 2014. She is presently married to Jason Ritter with whom she has a daughter.
Melanie Lynskey Age, Birthday, Zodiac sign
Melanie being born on May 16, 1977 is presently 46 years old. She is associated with the Taurus zodiac sign.
Melanie Lynskey Height
The beautiful actress stands at a height of 5feet 5inches or 1.7m tall.
Where is Melanie Lynskey from?
Lynskey was originally born and raised in New Zealand even though when she was young, her family moved to England.
What does Melanie Lynskey do for a living?
Melanie Lynskey produces films and acts for a living.
Melanie Lynskey Husband
Melanie Lynskey is currently married to Jason Ritter. He is an American producer and actor who was born on February 17, 1980. He is known for his work in television series such as Joan of Arcadia, The Class, and Raising Dion. He also played Mark Cyr on NBC’s Parenthood, for which he received an Emmy Award nomination.
Melanie Lynskey Children
Melanie Lynskey has one child with her husband, Jason Ritter. The name of her daughter is Kahikatea. She was born in 2018.
Melanie Lynskey Parents
Melanie Lynskey was born to Kay Lynskey, who was a real estate agent, and Tim Lynskey, an orthopedic surgeon.
Melanie Lynskey Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net worth, Melanie Lynskey has a net worth of over $7 million currently.