Birth Name: Melanie Richards Griffith
Age: 58, born 9 August 1957
Born and residing in: United States
Height: 5' 9"
Relationship Status: Single
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Description: Griffith began work at just nine months old in a commercial and made her film debut as an extra in Smith! (1969). Her first credited roles were in Smile, The Drowning Pool, and Night Moves (all 1975), in which she did racy nude scenes at age 17. Griffith's career gained momentum in 1984 when she played a porn actress in the Brian De Palma thriller Body Double. The film won her the National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, and led to her starring role in Jonathan Demme's Something Wild (1986), which became a cult favorite. She achieved mainstream success when Mike Nichols cast her as spunky secretary ... (more)