Melanie Lynskey

Melanie Lynskey

Melanie Lynskey  New Zealander Actress


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According to our records, Melanie Lynskey is possibly single.


Melanie Lynskey was previously married to Jimmi Simpson (2007 - 2012).

She has been in a relationship with Andrew Howard (1999 - 2001).


Melanie Lynskey is a 39 year old New Zealander Actress. Born Melanie Jayne Lynskey on 16th May, 1977 in New Plymouth, New Zealand and educated at New Plymouth Girls High School, New Plymouth, New Zealand, she is famous for Heavenly Creatures, Sweet Home Alabama, Two and a Half Men in a career that spans 1994–present. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Melanie Lynskey has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Fleet Cooper in Sweet Home Alabama (2002) and Kate Winslet in Heavenly Creatures (1994).

Melanie Lynskey is a member of the following lists: 20th-century New Zealand actresses, 21st-century New Zealand actresses and New Zealand film actresses.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 11 years, 3 months - -
Dating1 2 years - -
Total2 11 years, 3 months 7 years, 8 months 2 years


First Name Melanie
Middle Name Jayne
Last Name Lynskey
Full Name at Birth Melanie Jayne Lynskey
Alternative Name Mel, Melanie Simpson
Age 39 years
Birthday 16th May, 1977
Birthplace New Plymouth, New Zealand
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Weight 130lbs (59 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality New Zealander
High School New Plymouth Girls High School, New Plymouth, New Zealand
University Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Heavenly Creatures, Sweet Home Alabama, Two and a Half Men
Year(s) Active 1994–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) The Gersh Agency NY
Bust (inches) 37
Cup Size C
Waist (inches) 28
Hips (inches) 36
Clothes Size 10
Shoe Size 8.5
Official Websites,
Friend Emily Deschanel, Natasha Lyonne, Trini Alvarado
Associated People Kate Winslet, Reese Witherspoon, Sarah Pierse
Pets Mouse (dog)

Melanie Jayne Lynskey (born 16 May 1977) is a New Zealand actress, known for playing Rose on Two and a Half Men, Michelle Pierson on Togetherness, as well as roles in the films Heavenly Creatures (1994), Up in the Air (2009), and The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012).

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Melanie Lynskey39 TaurusActress
New Zealander
Jimmi Simpson40 ScorpioActor
Andrew Howard46 SagittariusActor


The Changeover2017Kate ChantMovie
Life at These Speeds2016Coach RowanMovie
Folk Hero & Funny Guy2016BeckyMovie
The Intervention2016AnnieMovie
The Great & The Small2016MargaretMovie
Nowhere Ever After2016GinaMovie
Animals.2016LindaTV Show
Rainbow Time2016LindsayMovie
Untitled Macon Blair Project2016Ruth KimkeMovie
Our Ex Wife2016SaraMovie
Togetherness2015Michelle PiersonTV Show
Digging for Fire2015SquiggyMovie
Future-Worm!2015MeganTV Show
They Came Together2014BrendaMovie
Chu and Blossom2014Miss ShoemakerMovie
Goodbye to All That2014Annie WallMovie
Happy Christmas2014KellyMovie
We'll Never Have Paris2014DevonMovie
Over the Garden Wall2014BeatriceMovie
The Big Ask2013HannahMovie
The Perks of Being a Wallflower2012Aunt HelenMovie
Eye of the Hurricane2012Amelia KyteMovie
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World2012KarenMovie
Project X2012Janice HanrattyMovie
Hello I Must Be Going2012AmyMovie
Key and Peele2012FianceTV Show
Win Win2011CindyMovie
Jake and the Never Land Pirates2011PearlTV Show
Memphis Beat2010Annaliese JonesTV Show
Helena from the Wedding2010AliceMovie
Leaves of Grass2009ColleenMovie
The Informant!2009Ginger WhitacreMovie
Away We Go2009MunchMovie
Up in the Air2009Julie BinghamMovie
A Quiet Little Marriage2008MoniqueMovie
Show of Hands2008JessMovie
Comanche Moon2008Pearl ColemanTV Show
The Life & Times of Tim2008BeckyTV Show
Itty Bitty Titty Committee2007Plastic Surgery Lady (uncredited)Movie
Drive2007Wendy PatrakasTV Show
Flags of Our Fathers2006Pauline HarnoisMovie
Psych2006Emily BloomTV Show
Say Uncle2005SusanMovie
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia2005KateTV Show
The Nearly Unadventurous Life of Zoe Cadwaulder2004Zoe CadwaulderShort Film
House M.D.2004Natalie TavaresTV Show
The L Word2004Clea MasonTV Show
Shattered Glass2003Amy BrandMovie
Two and a Half Men2003RoseTV Show
Abandon2002Mousy JulieMovie
Sweet Home Alabama2002LurlynnMovie
Rose Red2002Rachel WheatonTV Show
The Shield2002MarcyTV Show
Coyote Ugly2000GloriaMovie
But I'm a Cheerleader1999HilaryMovie
Detroit Rock City1999BethMovie
Foreign Correspondents1999MelodyMovie
The Cherry Orchard1999DunyashaMovie
Measureless to Man1999Short Film
Ever After: A Cinderella Story1998JacquelineMovie
The Frighteners1996DeputyMovie
Heavenly Creatures1994Pauline ParkerMovie
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Posted commentsView all comments (10)

Eddie JMar 2, 2010

She has clean and beautiful look about her,I just love her girl next door look. love you Melanie. PS Oscar Bound.

Stephen LJun 7, 2009

Melanie you are a very aesthetic woman. Two and half men is great show. I`m looking forward to more of your work.

Anthony mendisMay 8, 2009

I think Melanie Lynskey is cute

WolfFeb 11, 2009

Oh my god she`s hot... too bad she`s straight...

LolaApr 25, 2008

emily deschanel is her bestest love

RogueMar 4, 2008

Melanie is such a sweetheart. Love her work and she`s great on 2 1/2 Men. What a Hottie!

CiarhiaJan 16, 2008

Why she have to go and marry my man thats wrong GURL!

Raymond V.Dec 5, 2007

I just think Melanie is a Beautiful site, every time I see her on the show TWO AND A HALF MEN. What an actress.

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