Melinda Culea

Melinda Culea

Highest Rated: 0% Wagons East! (1994)

Lowest Rated: 0% Wagons East! (1994)

Birthday: May 05, 1955

Birthplace: Western Springs, Illinois, USA

Actress Melinda Culea is best known to legions of "A-Team" fans for her role as the plucky newspaper journalist Amy Amanda Allen, who hired the team to hunt for a missing fellow reporter who had disappeared in Mexico. The character tagged along with the more-macho-than-thou team for most of the first season and into the second one. But the actress was suddenly fired halfway through that second season for reportedly asking for more money and wanting her role beefed up as well, so that she could participate in the action with the boys--something many of the lead actors on the show and management did not care to do. After the "A-Team" scandal, she continued to work steadily, guest-starring on several shows such as the primetime soaps "Hotel,""Knots Landing," and "Beverly Hills, 90210," as well as other television programs. Aaron Spelling, for whom she would work frequently over the years, cast her as one of the leads in his 1984 program "Glitter," about the behind-the-scenes shenanigans at an entertainment magazine. Unfortunately, the show was not a hit and it was canceled before the end of the first season. Her role on the 1995 Joey Lawrence sitcom "Brotherly Love" fared a bit better, lasting two seasons. She can also be seen in the John Candy/Richard Lewis comedy Western, "Wagons East!," which was comedian Candy's last film role. Culea married the film's director, Peter Markle, a year later and retired from acting in 2001.

Highest rated movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet 62% Odds Are Executive Producer - 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Target Earth Allison (Character) - 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Buried Secrets Laura Vellum (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet Down, Out & Dangerous CeCe Dryer (Character) - 1995
0% 31% Wagons East! Constance Taylor (Character) $3.7M 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder or Memory? A Moment of Truth Movie Unknown (Character) - 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet Through the Eyes of a Killer Alison Rivers (Character) - 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet The A-Team Amy Amanda Allen (Character) - 1983

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Law Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
74% 86% The X-Files Karin Berquist (Guest Star) 1999
86% No Score Yet Brotherly Love Claire Roman (Character) 1995-1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote Unknown (Guest Star) 1992 1990
91% 89% Star Trek: The Next Generation Soren (Guest Star) 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Civil Wars Stacy (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jake and the Fatman Unknown (Guest Star) 1991
No Score Yet No Score Yet Family Ties Unknown (Guest Star) 1986-1987
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hotel Unknown (Guest Star) 1984
No Score Yet 70% The A-Team Amy Allen (Character) 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Fantasy Island Unknown (Guest Star) 1983

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