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Melanie Griffith

Melanie Richards Griffith (born August 9, 1957) is an American actress. She is an Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner for her performance in the 1988 film Working Girl. She is the daughter of actress Tippi Hedren, and the wife of actor Antonio Banderas. Griffith was born in New York City to actress Tippi Hedren and producer, former actor, and advertising executive Peter Griffith. Her parents divorced when she was four years old, after which her father married model/actress Nanita Greene and had two more children: actress Tracy Griffith and set designer Clay A. Griffith. Her mother married agent and producer Noel Marshall, and Griffith grew up with three stepbrothers. During her childhood and adolescent years, she divided her time between living in New York with her father and in Antelope Valley, California, where her mother formed the animal preserve Shambala. She also skipped a grade and graduated from Hollywood Professional School when she was 16 years old. 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

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Melanie Griffith to Govt. -- YOU SHOULD ALL BE FIRED!!! (Except Obama)

Melanie Griffith to Govt.
YOU SHOULD ALL BE FIRED!!! (Except Obama)

Melanie Griffith says she knows how to fix all of the problems in Washington ... FIRE ALL THE POLITICIANS ... except for Obama ... she thinks he's cool. Griffith and her fancy black Bentley pulled… READ MORE >

Melanie Griffith -- I'm So Proud My Daughter's a Sex Slave

Melanie Griffith
I'm So Proud My Daughter's a Sex Slave

Melanie Griffith couldn't be happier for her daughter Dakota Johnson ... saying she's the "proudest mom ever" now that Dakota's playing a nymphomaniac sex slave in the "Fifty Shades of Grey"… READ MORE >

- 232 days ago
Melanie Griffith -- REUNITES WITH EX-HUBBY ... First Public Outing In 20 Years

Melanie Griffith
REUNITES WITH EX-HUBBY First Public Outing In 20 Years

Melanie Griffith brought a very interesting date to the premiere of her movie "Dark Tourist" this week -- her ex-husband Steven Bauer ... a guy she's BARELY been seen in public with since they… READ MORE >

- 249 days ago
Melanie Griffith -- I'm the Angelina Jolie of Dogs

Melanie Griffith
I'm the Angelina Jolie ... of Dogs!

It was Melanie Griffith to the rescue in L.A. ... when the actress and her husband rolled into an animal rescue center a few weeks ago and adopted 2 puppies that had been abandoned and abused ...… READ MORE >

- 427 days ago
Melanie Griffith -- Ready for Her Bikini Close-Up

Melanie Griffith
Ready for Her Bikini Close-Up

While snapping pics on the beach, Melanie Griffith flashed her soft porcelain lady curves in a tasteful black bikini in Hawaii on Tuesday.The 54-year-old mother of three is camera ready from every… READ MORE >

- 638 days ago
Melanie Griffith -- Antonio Banderas' Armpits Smell Like ...

Melanie Griffith:
Antonio Banderas' Armpits Smell Like ...

Antonio Banderas smells good "ALL THE TIME" ... so says his wife Melanie Griffith, who claims she's PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE for his scent. The couple was leaving Madeo in Beverly Hills after the… READ MORE >

- 828 days ago
Melanie Griffith: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Melanie Griffith
Good Genes or Good Docs?

Melanie Griffith proves blondes really do have more, er, fun.Here's the 30-year-old celebuspawn back in 1987 (left) -- and 25 years later, the 54-year-old at an event in Hollywood this week… READ MORE >

- 836 days ago
Mess With Aniston, Get Locked Up For Centuries

Mess With Aniston,
Get Locked Up For Centuries

The woman who ran a posh Beverly Hills salon and allegedly bilked Jennifer Aniston and other celebs out of money is now facing 501 years behind bars.As TMZ first reported, Maria Gabriella Perez is… READ MORE >

- 1276 days ago
Aniston, Cher -- Alleged Victims in Credit Card Scheme

Aniston, Cher
Alleged Victims In Credit Card Scheme

TMZ has learned ... the U.S. Secret Service just closed in on a woman accused of operating a serious credit card scheme ... and many of the alleged victims are major Hollywood mega-stars.… READ MORE >

- 1344 days ago
Saddam Hussein Has Arrived to The Oscars ...

Saddam Hussein
Has Arrived To The Oscars ...

Oh ... wait ... no, that's just Antonio Banderas. READ MORE >

- 1508 days ago

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