Melanie Lynskey

Highest Rated:
94% Win Win (2011)
Lowest Rated:
17% Abandon (2002)
Birthday:
May 16
Birthplace:
New Plymouth, New Zealand
Bio:


When Peter Jackson's Heavenly Creatures was released to international acclaim in 1994, it launched the career of a then-unknown actress by the name of Kate Winslet. Unfortunately, it didn't do the same for Winslet's co-star, the similarly unknown and equally talented Melanie Lynskey. As…

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Chu And Blossom
  • Actor
-- 2014
56% The Big Ask
  • Actor
-- 2014
Goodbye to All That
  • Actor
-- 2014
69% They Came Together
  • Brenda
-- 2014
We'll Never Have Paris
  • Actor
-- 2014
78% Happy Christmas
  • Kelly
$26.8k 2014
85% The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • Aunt Helen
$17.7M 2012
56% Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
  • Karen
$6.6M 2012
74% Hello I Must Be Going
  • Amy
$83.8k 2012
Putzel
  • Actor
-- 2012
38% Touchback
  • Macy
$0.2M 2012
Eye Of The Hurricane
  • Actor
-- 2012
94% Win Win
  • Cindy
$10.2M 2011
50% Helena From The Wedding
  • Alice
-- 2010
59% Leaves of Grass
  • Colleen
$68.0k 2010
67% Away We Go
  • Munch
$9.4M 2009
91% Up in the Air
  • Julie Bingham
$83.8M 2009
Farlanders
  • Actor
-- 2009
79% The Informant!
  • Ginger Whitacre
$33.3M 2009
Show of Hands
  • Actor
-- 2008
A Quiet Little Marriage
  • Actor
-- 2008
17% Say Uncle
  • Susan
-- 2006
73% Flags of Our Fathers
  • Pauline Harnois
$33.6M 2006
36% Park
  • Actor
-- 2006
Serial Slayer
  • Actor
-- 2004
91% Shattered Glass
  • Amy Brand
$2.1M 2003
38% Sweet Home Alabama
  • Lurlynn
$127.2M 2002
17% Abandon
  • Mousy Julie
$10.7M 2002
Snakeskin
  • Alice
-- 2001
54% The Cherry Orchard
  • Dunyasha
-- 2000
Shooters
  • Actor
-- 2000
22% Coyote Ugly
  • Gloria
$59.8M 2000
34% But I'm A Cheerleader
  • Hilary Vandermuller
$0.2M 2000
Foreign Correspondents
  • Actor
-- 1999
46% Detroit Rock City
  • Beth
-- 1999
90% Ever After: A Cinderella Story
  • Jacqueline
-- 1998
64% The Frighteners
  • Deputy
-- 1996
94% Heavenly Creatures
  • Pauline Parker
-- 1994


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Two and a Half Men
2003-2014
  • Rose
  • Amber
  • Rose
  • Dad
  • Nick
  • Actor
2003 - 2013
House
2004-2012
  • Natalie
2012
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
2005
  • Kate
2009
The L Word
2004-2009
  • Cleo
2008
100% Psych
2006-2014
  • Emily Bloom
2008

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Quotes from Melanie Lynskey's Characters

    1. Karen: I'm going to take a pottery class and eat whatever I want, and maybe spend alittle time with someone special.
    2. Dodge: Oh me, uh what was the question?
    From Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. Submitted by Adam P (13 months ago)
    1. Lurlynn: You know he went up there?
    2. Melanie Carmichael: Who? Jake?
    3. Lurlynn: I'm not supposed to know but Clinton let it slip once.
    4. Melanie Carmichael: When?
    5. Lurlynn: About a year after you left. He told Clinton he'd never seen anything like it. He knew that it would take more than an apology to get you back. He'd have to conquer the world first. He's been tryin' ever since.
    6. Melanie Carmichael: That's why he kept sendin' the papers back.
    From Sweet Home Alabama. Submitted by Alyssa B (15 months ago)
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