Melanie Lynskey BioGraphy

Melanie Lynskey BioGraphy :Melanie Lynskey’s full name is Melanie Jayne Lynskey. She started her television career in 2002. She has appeared in 10 episodes of Yellowjackets (American drama television series) since 2021, starring as Shauna Sheridan.

Melanie Lynskey BioGraphy

Melanie Jayne Lynskey took her tiny steps for the first time in this world on 16 May 1977. Melanie’s birthplace is New Plymouth, New Zealand. Lynskey is currently 44 years old. Melanie’s birth sign is Taurus. Lynskey has New Zealand nationality. Her father’s name is Tim Lynskey. Her mother’s name is Kay Lynskey. Her mother is a former nurse by profession. Her father is an orthopedic surgeon. This actress is the eldest of the five children of her parents. This actress has one sister and three brothers. The surname of this actress is Irish. The actress had lived in England for a year. After that she came to New Zealand from England and New Zealand with her family.

Education Qualification

Melanie Jayne Lynskey took admission in New Plymouth Girls High School to study her high school. She used to take in plays in her school. Apart from this, she was also involved in the drama department. After graduating from high school, she took admission in Victoria University of Wellington.

Personal Life

Melanie Jayne Lynskey first met Jimmy Simpson in 2001. During that time both of them were shooting for Rose Raid. After that she dated Jimmy for a few years. In 2005, this actress got engaged to her boyfriend. She then married her fiancee on 14 April 2007 at a chapel in Lake Hayes near Queenstown, New Zealand. After a few years of marriage, there was a difference of opinion in the couple. Due to which she filed for divorce from her husband on 25 September 2012. She got divorced from her husband on 23 May 2014. After that she dated Jason Ritter for four years. After that she got engaged to her lover in February 2017. In 2018, she gave birth to her fiance’s first daughter. In 2020, she married her fiancee. Her best friend’s name is Clée Duvall. The actress was seen together with her best friend in But I’m A Cheerleader. When she was young she learned about sheep rearing. She is a vegetarian since she was 10 years old. But this actress is now a pescetarian. This actress is suffering from misophonia.

Melanie Lynskey BioGraphy
Real Name Melanie Jayne Lynskey
Nick Name  –
Age 44 Year Old
Date Of Birth 16 May 1977
Nationality New Zealand
Religion Christian
Gender Female
Birth Place New Plymouth, New Zealand
Profession Actress
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Year Active 1994– present
Father Name Tim Lynskey
Mother Name Kay Lynskey
Sister Name 1  Sister
Brother Name 3  Brother
Children Name 1 Daughter
Husband Name Jason Ritter
School Name New Plymouth Girls’ High School
University Name Victoria University of Wellington
Qualification Don’t Know
Physical Status
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Height 5 ft 7 in / 170 cm
Body Slim
Weight 126 lb / 57 k
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blond
Shoe Size 12 US
Bra size 34 C
Butt Size Approx 34 inches
Waist Size Approx 28 inches
Dress Size 5.5 (US) Approx
Sexual Orientation Straight
Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is she Lesbian No
Affairs No
Ex- Husband Name Jimmi Simpson (m. 2007–2014)
Husband Name Jason Ritter

Film Career

Melanie Jayne Lynskey started her film career in 1994. She starred as Pauline Parker in Heavenly Creatures in 1994. In 1996, she played the role of Deputy in The Frighteners. In 1998, she appeared in the role of Jacqueline in Ever After. In 1999, she appeared in Foreign Correspondents as Melody. That same year she starred as Beth in Detroit Rock City. In 1999, he played Hilary in But I’m a Cheerleader. The same year she starred in The Cherry Orchard and Measureless to Man. In 2000 she starred as Gloria in Coyote Ugly. In 2001, she played the role of Alice in Snakeskin. In 2002, she starred in Shooters, Abandon and Sweet Home Alabama. He starred in Claustrophobia and Shattered Glass in 2003.

In 2004, she appeared in The Nearly Unadventurous Life of Zoe Cadwaulder as Zoe Cadwaulder. In 2005, she starred as Susan in Say Uncle.In 2006, she starred as Pauline Harnois in Flags of Our Fathers. In 2007 she starred in Park and Itty Bitty Titty Committee. In 2008 she starred in Show of Hands and A Quiet Little Marriage. In 2009 she did Away We Go,Up in the Air,The Informant! and starred in Leaves of Grass. In 2010, she played the role of Alice in Helena from the Wedding. In 2011, she appeared in Win Win and Touchback. In 2012 she appeared in Hello I Must Be Going, Eye of the Hurricane, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Putzel.


Melanie Lynskey BioGraphy, In 1995, she won the New Zealand Film and Television Awards in the Best Actress category for her performance in Heavenly Creatures. In 2011, she won the CinEuphoria Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actress – International Competition for her performance in Away We Go. In 2009, she won the Hollywood Film Awards in the Spotlight Award category. In 2012, she won the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards for Best Performance by an Ensemble for her performance in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

In 2014, she won the RiverRun International Film Festival award in the category of Emerging Master.In 2014, she won the Behind the Voice Actors Awards in the category Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series for her performance in Over the Garden Wall.In 2016 she returned to the U.S. to star in The Intervention. Won the Sundance Film Festival Award in the category of Dramatic Special Jury Award for Individual Performance.

Net Worth

The net worth of Yellowjackets actress (Melanie Jayne Lynskey ) is around six million dollar.

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FAQ (Melanie Lynskey BioGraphy)

Q : How old was she in Heavenly Creatures?
A : 16 years

Q : When she was born?
A :16 May 1977

Q : Where she was born?
A : New Plymouth, New Zealand

Q : How old is she?
A : 45 year old

Q : Who is her husband?
A : Jason Ritter 

Q : Who is her ex husband?
A : Jimmi Simpson

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