Melanie Lynskey

Melanie Lynskey
Melanie Lynskey  New Zealander Actress

Melanie Lynskey dating history

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Melanie Lynskey and Jason Ritter
Jason Ritter and Melanie Lynskey have been married for 3 years since 2020. view relationship


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

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


Melanie Lynskey is a 45 year old New Zealander Actress. Born Melanie Jayne Lynskey on 16th May, 1977 in New Plymouth, New Zealand, she is famous for Ever After, Sweet Home Alabama, Two and a Half Men, Yellowjackets, Don't Look Up, The Last of Us. Her zodiac sign is Taurus.

Melanie Lynskey has been in 4 on-screen matchups, including Fleet Cooper in Sweet Home Alabama (2002), Kate Winslet in Heavenly Creatures (1994), Peter Gunn in Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998) and Timm Sharp in Rainbow Time (2016).

Melanie Lynskey is a member of the following lists: New Zealand expatriates in the United States, New Zealand film actors and 1977 births.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 11 years, 3 months 10 years, 8 months 10 years, 2 months
Dating1 2 years - -
Total3 11 years, 3 months 7 years, 9 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 45 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 Ever After, Sweet Home Alabama, Two and a Half Men, Yellowjackets, Don't Look Up, The Last of Us
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 and voice actress. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a New Zealand Film Award, a Hollywood Film Award, and a Sundance Special Jury Award, as well as Critics' Choice Award, Gotham Award and Golden Nymph Award nominations.

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Melanie Lynskey45 TaurusActress
New Zealander
Jason Ritter43 AquariusActor
Jimmi Simpson47 ScorpioActor
Andrew Howard53 SagittariusActor


The Last of Us2023KathleenTV Show
Candy2022Betty GoreTV Show
Yellowjackets2021ShaunaTV Show
Don't Look Up2021June MindyMovie
Lady of the Manor2021HannahMovie
Mrs. America2020Rosemary ThomsonTV Show
Castle Rock2018Molly StrandTV Show
Summer Camp Island2018Additional Voices, SunTV Show
And Then I Go2017JaniceMovie
1 Mile to You2017Coach RowanMovie
XX2017Mary (segment "The Birthday Party")Movie
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later2017LauraTV Show
Girlboss2017GailTV Show
The Changeover2017Kate ChantMovie
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore.2017RuthMovie
Young Sheldon2017Professor EricsonTV Show
Sunshine2017Zara SkeltonTV Show
Folk Hero & Funny Guy2016BeckyMovie
The Intervention2016AnnieMovie
The Great & The Small2016MargaretMovie
Little Boxes2016Gina McNulty-BurnsMovie
Animals.2016LindaTV Show
Rainbow Time2016LindsayMovie
Our Ex-Wife2016SaraTV Movie
Easy2016BethTV Show
Togetherness2015Michelle PiersonTV Show
Digging for Fire2015SquiggyMovie
Future-Worm!2015Madeline Madison, Megan, Megan MindTV Show
They Came Together2014BrendaMovie
Chu and Blossom2014Miss ShoemakerMovie
Goodbye to All That2014Annie WallMovie
Happy Christmas2014KellyMovie
We'll Never Have Paris2014DevonMovie
Over the Garden Wall2014BeatriceTV Show
The Big Ask2013HannahMovie
Mom2013ShannonTV Show
The Thrilling Adventure Hour: Beyond Belief2013Joanna, a witch, PearlTV Show
The Perks of Being a Wallflower2012Aunt HelenMovie
Eye of the Hurricane2012Amelia KyteMovie
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World2012KarenMovie
Hello I Must Be Going2012AmyMovie
Key and Peele2012FianceTV Show
The Thrilling Adventure Hour: Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars2012FondalTV 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
American Dad!2005SharonTV Show
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 Julie (as Melanie Jayne Lynskey)Movie
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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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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