Melanie Lynskey

Biography: Melanie was born on May 16, 1977 in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Melanie was a good student and an avid reader. She knew she wanted to act early in her life and took parts in alot of school plays before screenwriter Fran Walsh, the partner of the director Peter Jackson, he discovered her sometime in 1993 desperately looking for the right person to play the role of Pauline Parker in the movie Heavenly Creatures. The two thought Melanie would be perfect for the role, and her performance surely proved them right.
Heavenly Creatures opened in New Zealand in October 1994 following fantastic reviews, and shortly after around the world, where the film was just as well received and nominated for an Academy Award for best screenplay.
Melanie then continued her education at The Victoria University in Wellington. Other than a short cameo appearance in peter Jackson's The Frighteners in 1996, she didn't work on any movie projects until she got an offer from writer/director Mark Tapio
Melanie was born on May 16, 1977 in New Plymouth, New Zealand. Melanie was a good student and an avid reader. She knew she wanted to act early in her life and took parts in alot of school plays before screenwriter Fran Walsh, the partner of the director Peter Jackson, he discovered her sometime in 1993 desperately looking for the right person to play the role of Pauline Parker in the movie Heavenly Creatures. The two thought Melanie would be perfect for the role, and her performance surely proved them right.
Heavenly Creatures opened in New Zealand in October 1994 following fantastic reviews, and shortly after around the world, where the film was just as well received and nominated for an Academy Award for best screenplay.

Melanie then continued her education at The Victoria University in Wellington. Other than a short cameo appearance in peter Jackson's The Frighteners in 1996, she didn't work on any movie projects until she got an offer from writer/director Mark Tapio Kines (who found her through the internet) to play one of the lead roles in his feature film debut Foreign Correspondents.

While making Foreign Correspondents in summer of 1997, she got the role of Drew Barrymore's "nice" stepsister in the 1998 re-telling of Cinderella, Ever After which was shot in France. Next she was in The Cherry Orchard, a version of Anton Chekhov's play by the same name which was done in June 1996.
Melanie is now made about 10 new movies and is on a new tv show called "two and a half men". She is in the production of making Donut Hole. her newest movie. while her last movie Claustrophobia a thriller a big change for melanie and now she is a popular hollywood actress.
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Melanie Lynskey's Scores

Average career score: 66
Highest Metascore: 79 Togetherness: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 52 Drive: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
79 Togetherness: Season 1 Jan 11, 2015 Star 7.4
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 11 Sep 26, 2013 Rose 3.5
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 10 Sep 27, 2012 Rose 3.9
tbd The Life & Times of Tim: Season 3 Dec 16, 2011 Becky 9.8
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 9 Sep 19, 2011 Rose 3.8
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 8 Sep 20, 2010 Rose 6.8
tbd The Life & Times of Tim: Season 2 Feb 19, 2010 Becky 9.5
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 7 Sep 21, 2009 Rose 7.3
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 6 Sep 22, 2008 Rose 8.0
tbd Comanche Moon Jan 13, 2008 Pearl Coleman tbd
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 5 Sep 24, 2007 Rose 8.2
52 Drive: Season 1 Apr 15, 2007 Wendy Patrakas 8.7
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 4 Sep 18, 2006 Rose 8.4
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 3 Sep 19, 2005 Rose 8.4
tbd Two and a Half Men: Season 2 Sep 20, 2004 Rose 8.9
67 Two and a Half Men: Season 1 Sep 22, 2003 Rose / Rose 8.0
tbd Rose Red Jan 27, 2002 Rachel "Sister" Wheaton 6.7