Melanie Griffith

Actress, Producer, Model
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Born: 08/09/1957 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (102)

Back to the Jurassic 2016 (Movie)

(Voice)

Day Out of Days 2016 (Movie)

Kathy (Actor)

Hawaii Five-O 2014, 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

J. L. Family Ranch 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Actor

TripTank 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

Roar 2015 (Movie)

Melanie (Actor)

Automata 2014 (Movie)

Dupre (Actor)

Facing the Wind 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Tempo 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Grief Tourist 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Call Me Crazy: A Five Film 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)

Actor

Dark Tourist 2013 (Movie)

Betsy (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012 - 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dino Time 3D 2012 (Movie)

Tyra (Voice)

Raising Hope 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Yellow 2011 (Movie)

Patsy (Actor)

Nip/Tuck 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Viva Laughlin 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Robot Chicken 2006 (Tv Show)

Voice

The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The Simpsons 2006 (Tv Show)

Voice

Twins 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

The Night We Called It A Day 2005 (Movie)

Barbara Marx Sinatra (Actor)

Shade 2004 (Movie)

Eve (Actor)

The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Searching for Debra Winger 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

The 57th Annual Tony Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

Intimate Portrait: Tippi Hedren 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

Stuart Little 2 2002 (Movie)

of Margalo (Voice)

Forever Lulu 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Tart 2001 (Movie)

(Actor)

5th Annual ALMA Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Presenter

Canned Ham: Cecil B. Demented 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Cecil B. Demented 2000 (Movie)

Honey Whitlock (Actor)

Crazy in Alabama 1999 (Movie)

Lucille (Actor)

Life With Big Cats: Tippi Hedren and Shambala 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Ljuset Haller Mig Sallskap 1999 (Movie)

(Actor)

RKO 281 1999 (Movie)

Marion Davies (Actor)

The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Book That Wrote Itself 1999 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Another Day in Paradise 1998 (Movie)

Sid (Actor)

Celebrity 1998 (Movie)

Nicole Oliver (Actor)

Lolita 1998 (Movie)

Charlotte Haze (Actor)

Sex and the Silver Screen 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Narrator

The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Presenter

Mulholland Falls 1996 (Movie)

Katherine (Actor)

Two Much 1996 (Movie)

Betty Kerner (Actor)

Now and Then 1995 (Movie)

Tina Tercell (Actor)

The Blockbuster Entertainment Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Horatio Alger Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Presenter

Milk Money 1994 (Movie)

V (Actor)

Nobody's Fool 1994 (Movie)

Toby Roebuck (Actor)

The 48th Annual Tony Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Horatio Alger Awards 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Performer

Born Yesterday 1993 (Movie)

Billie Dawn (Actor)

The 19th Annual People's Choice Awards 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Presenter

A Stranger Among Us 1992 (Movie)

Emily Eden (Actor)

Shining Through 1992 (Movie)

Linda Voss (Actor)

The Grand Opening of Euro Disney 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Paradise 1991 (Movie)

Lily Reed (Actor)

In the Spirit 1990 (Movie)

Lureen (Actor)

Pacific Heights 1990 (Movie)

Patty Palmer (Actor)

That's What Friends Are For 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

The 62nd Annual Academy Awards 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Presenter

The Bonfire of the Vanities 1990 (Movie)

Maria Ruskin (Actor)

Superstars and Their Moms 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The 61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Performer

Cherry 2000 1988 (Movie)

E Johnson (Actor)

Stormy Monday 1988 (Movie)

Kate (Actor)

The Milagro Beanfield War 1988 (Movie)

Flossie Devine (Actor)

Working Girl 1988 (Movie)

Tess McGill (Actor)

Something Wild 1986 (Movie)

Audrey Hankel/Lulu (Actor)

Alfred Hitchcock Presents 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Fear City 1985 (Movie)

Loretta (Actor)

Body Double 1984 (Movie)

Holly Body (Actor)

Golden Gate 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

The Star Maker 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Carter Country 1977 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Daddy, I Don't Like It Like This 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Joyride 1977 (Movie)

Susie (Actor)

One on One 1977 (Movie)

Hitchhiker (Actor)

Night Moves 1975 (Movie)

Delly Grastner (Actor)

Smile 1975 (Movie)

Karen Love--Miss Simi Valley (Actor)

The Drowning Pool 1974 (Movie)

Schuyler Devereaux (Actor)

The Harrad Experiment 1972 (Movie)

Extra (Actor)

Buffalo Girls (TV Show)

Actor

Once an Eagle (TV Show)

Actor

Shadow of Doubt (TV Show)

Actor

She's in the Army Now (TV Show)

Actor

Steel Cowboy (TV Show)

Actor

Relationships

Stella del Carmen Banderas Griffith

Daughter
Born Sept. 24, 1996 father, Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas Actor

Husband
Met on the set of "Two Much" (1995) while Griffith was still married to Don Johnson Married on May 14, 1996 in London Griffith filed for divorce June 6, 2014. Divorce finalized in December 2015

Steven Bauer Actor

Husband
Met on the set of "She's in the Army Now" (1981) Married 1981 Divorced 1987

Alexander Bauer

Son
Born in 1985 father, Steven Bauer

Nanita Greene

Step-Mother
Married to Melanie's father, Peter Griffith and had two children together

Peter Griffith

Father
Married to Melanie's mother, Tippi Hedren from 1952-1961 later married actress Nanita Greene and Debra Meyer Boyd died in 2001 at age 67 from complications from emphysema

Clay Griffith

Half-Brother
Born c. 1967 son of Peter Griffith and Nanita Greene designed the sets for Melanie Griffith's "Pacific Heights" (1990)

Tracy Griffith

Half-Sister
Born c. 1965 daughter of Peter Griffith and Nanita Greene co-starred with Melanie Griffith in "Fear City" (1985) and "Crazy in Alabama" (1999)

Tippi Hedren Actor

Parent
Played the lead in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" (1963) co-starred with daughter in "The Harrad Experiment" (1973) and "Roar" (1981) married to Melanie's father, Peter Griffith from 1952-1961

Don Johnson Actor

Husband
At 14, Griffith began dating 22-year-old Johnson She was 18 years old when they married Jan. 8, 1976 in Las Vegas, NV Divorced six months later July 1976 Remarried June 26, 1989 She left after meeting Antonio Banderas on set of "Two Much" (1995) Divorce finalized February 1996

Dakota Johnson

Daughter
Born October 4, 1989 father, Don Johnson co-starred with her mother in "Crazy in Alabama" (1999)

Dakota Johnson Actor

Daughter
Born in Austin to Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson

EDUCATION

Hollywood Professional School

Los Angeles , California
Graduated when she was just 16 years old

Studied acting with Stella Adler in New York

Milestones

2015

Appeared in "Day Out of Days"

2014

Landed a small recurring role in "Hawaii Five-0"

2010

Guest-starred on the seventh and final season of FX's "Nip/Tuck," playing porn-star Kimber Henry's mother

2005

Played the mother of the show's main characters in the short-lived sitcom, "Twins" (WB)

2003

Joined Sylvester Stallone and Gabriel Byrne for the film, "Shade"

2003

Made her Broadway debut playing Roxie Hart in the musical "Chicago"

2002

Voiced the character of Margalo in "Stuart Little 2"

2002

Appeared as herself in Rosanna Arquette's documentary, "Searching for Debra Winger"

2000

Portrayed a veteran movie star kidnapped by a struggling independent filmmaker in "Cecil B. Demented"; written and directed by John Waters

2000

Played the title role of a mentally unstable woman who seeks an old sweetheart in "Forever Lulu"

1999

Portrayed actress Marion Davies in the HBO movie, "RKO 281," about the making of "Citizen Kane"

1999

Made London stage debut in the "Vagina Monologues" at the Old Vic theater

1999

Played an aspiring actress who murders her husband in Antonio Banderas' feature directorial debut, "Crazy in Alabama"

1998

Co-starred as a drug addicted criminal, opposite James Woods, in "Another Day in Paradise"

1998

Appeared in Woody Allen's ensemble film, "Celebrity"

1997

Selected by Revlon as spokesperson for line of cosmetics aimed at women over 35 years of age

1997

Played the blowsy Charlotte Haze in Adrian Lyne's remake of "Lolita"; shown on Showtime in the US

1996

Starred opposite future husband Antonio Banderas in the comedy "Two Much"

1995

Co-starred with Anjelica Huston in the CBS miniseries, "Buffalo Girls"

1995

Co-starred with Demi Moore, Rita Wilson, and Rosie O'Donnell in the coming-of-age drama, "Now and Then"

1994

Co-starred in "Nobody's Fool" with Bruce Willis and Paul Newman

1993

Undertook the role of Billie Dawn in a remake of "Born Yesterday"

1992

Played an NYC cop who goes undercover in the Hasidic community in "A Stranger Among Us"

1991

Made first film with then-husband Don Johnson, "Paradise"

1990

Re-teamed with director Brian de Palma for the film adaptation of "The Bonfire of the Vanities"; co-starred with Tom Hanks and Bruce Willis

1990

Co-starred with James Woods, as lovers facing an unwanted pregnancy, in the "Hills Like White Elephants" segment of HBO's "Women & Men: Stories of Seduction"

1988

Played a Staten Island secretary with aspirations to succeed in Mike Nichols' "Working Girl"

1987

Guest-starred on an episode of "Miami Vice" (NBC); episode directed by Don Johnson, her once-and-future husband

1986

Landed breakthrough leading role in Jonathan Demme's cult favorite "Something Wild"

1984

Cast as the female lead in Brian De Palma's "Body Double"

1981

Starred with mother, Tippi Hedren, in "Roar" (produced by stepfather, Noel Marshall); filmed several years before release

1977

Joined cast of the ABC series "Carter Country" as a series regular

1976

Made TV miniseries debut, "Once an Eagle" (NBC)

1975

Played one of the beauty contestants in the satire "Smile"

1975

Made feature acting debut in "Night Moves" at 17 years old

1973

Made film debut as extra in "The Harrad Experiment"; film starred her mother and future first husband, Don Johnson

Bonus Trivia

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In the early 1980s, Griffith studied under Stella Adler.

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Griffith entered a rehabilitation clinic in the fall of 2000 to deal with a dependency on prescription medication.

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Griffith's daughter with ex-husband Don Johnson, Dakota Johnson, became a breakout star after appearing in 2015's box office hit "50 Shades of Grey." Griffith and Johnson appeared during their daughter's monologue when she hosted "Saturday Night Live" shortly after the film's release.

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Mike Nichols, her director on "Working Girl," calls her "That rare creature that is made for the camera. Her face, her eyes, are transparent; you can see right into her feelings, and you can see what she's thinking. She's a little like a very small, carefully shielded atomic reactor, with a kind of intense power or glow in the middle of her. She doesn't act, she just arrives alive." - From Fun magazine, Dec. 22, 1988

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Griffith checked into the Cirque Lodge, a rehab facility in Utah on August 2009, her rep confirmed. "She is there to reinforce her commitment to stay healthy," says her rep Robin Baum. "This is part of a routine plan that was designed between her and her doctors years ago." This was the third rehab stint for the actress in recent years.

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