Ten fun facts about Melanie Griffith
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Griffith started her career when she was only nine months old. She acted in a TV commercial.
Though Melanie started her modeling career as an infant, as she grew older she gave it up totally as she was a very shy child and could not face the camera.
She did not make it directly into a lead role in films. In 1969, Melanie debut in films as an extra in the movie “Smith”.
At the age of 14, Melanie began dating the 22-year-old Don Johnson, her mother’s co-star from “Harrad Experiment”. She ended up marrying him was soon as she turned 18 and divorced him before six months were out.Fact 5
In 1974, she attended what she believed to be a modeling audition, However, it turned out to be one for a bit role in the 1975 film “Night moves”. She landed the role and never looked back after that.Fact 6
The very first credited roles that she played were at the age of 17. “Smile”, “Night Experiment”, “The Drowning Pool” were the movies in which she played very raunchy, nude scenes.Fact 7
In 1999, Melanie acted in “The Vagina Dialogues” with Cate Blanchett. This was her stage debut.Fact 8
In “RKO 281”, the HBO film, she played Marion Davies and earned an Emmy for the fabulous portrayal.Fact 9
Her performance in the movie “Working Girl” earned Melanie Griffith won a Golden Globe award and an Academy Award nomination for best actress.Fact 10
In 2003, Melanie acted in the Broadway musical, “Chicago” as Roxie Hart. This was her debut on that world-famous stage. Her stellar performance left even the critics impressed. She has absolutely no training in either song or dance. Go to more people facts ❯
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