Melora Walters Biography (1968-)

Born October 21, 1968, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; married Christopher Scotellaro (an actor), July 10, 1990 (divorced); married Dylan Walsh (an actor), March20, 1996 (divorced July 29, 2003); children: (second marriage) Thomas Charles, Joanna Marie. Addresses: Agent: Ryan Martin, Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Manager: MelMcKeon, McKeon-Valeo-Myones Management, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 102, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Publicist: Platform Public Relations, 2666 North Beachwood Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90068.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress
Birth Details
October 21, 1968
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Gloria, Dead Poets Society, Buena Vista, 1989
  • (Uncredited) Punky, Rude Awakening, 1989
  • Prostitute, Underground (also known as Underground Terror),1990
  • Pet shop owner, Beethoven, Universal, 1992
  • Stripper and funeral director, Twenty Bucks, Triton Pictures, 1993
  • Bliss, All Tied Up (also known as Un soltero con mucha cuerda), 1994
  • Second secretary, Ed Wood, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Trina, Cabin Boy, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Cindy, American Strays, A-pix Entertainment, 1996
  • Darleen, Eraser, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Jimmy's girl, Sydney (also known as Hard Eight), Samuel Goldwyn, 1996
  • Jessie St. Vincent, Boogie Nights, New Line Cinema, 1997
  • Claudia Wilson Gator, Magnolia (also known as mag-no'li-a),New Line Cinema, 1999
  • Ellen Biddle, Rain (also known as Lluvia), First Look HomeEntertainment, 2001
  • Melinda, Speaking of Sex, Europa Films, 2001
  • Bennie, Desert Saints, Artisan Entertainment, 2002
  • Kate, Wisegirls, Lions Gate Films, 2002
  • Film Trix (short documentary film), Cornukopia Entertainment/Lowbar Productions, 2002
  • Candy, The Big Empty, Artisan Entertainment, 2003
  • (Uncredited) Heather, Matchstick Men, Warner Bros., 2003
  • Lila, Cold Mountain, Miramax, 2003
  • (Uncredited) Trenice, Melvin Goes to Dinner, Arrival Pictures, 2003
  • Andrea Treborn, The Butterfly Effect, New Line Cinema, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Felicity, L.A. Doctors (also known as L.A. Docs), CBS, 1998-99
  • Grace, Push, Nevada, ABC, 2002
  • Anne (some sources cite Lia) "Lark" Larkin, Threat Matrix, ABC, 2003-2004
  • Movies
  • Ginger, How to Murder a Millionaire, CBS, 1990
  • Karen Blake, Telling Secrets (also known as Contract for Murder), 1993
  • Bunny, Dead Man's Revenge, USA Network, 1994
  • Lorna Bellstratten, Midnight Run for Your Life, syndicated, 1994
  • Allison, Los Locos (also known as Los Locos: Posse Rides Again), The Movie Channel, 1997
  • Alanna Merribone, Twice upon a Time, Lifetime, 1998
  • Specials
  • It's Only Rock 'n' Roll, ABC, 1991
  • Episodic
  • Debbi, "BOO!," Roseanne, ABC, 1989
  • Debbi, "Fender Bender," Roseanne, ABC, 1990
  • Debbi, "Hair," Roseanne, ABC, 1990
  • Debbi, "I'm Hungry," Roseanne, ABC, 1990
  • Waitress, "Road Trip," The Wonder Years, ABC, 1991
  • Lisa, "He-Ho, He-Ho, It's Off to Lamaze We Go," Murphy Brown, CBS,1992
  • Marnie Archer, "Lucky 13," Bakersfield P.D., Fox, 1993
  • Star Buckley, "Bounty," Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 1993
  • Jane, "The Hamptons," Seinfeld, NBC, 1994
  • Holly Snyder, "The Bank Dick," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995
  • Holly Snyder, "Dirty Laundry," NYPD Blue, ABC, 1995
  • Shari Watkins, "Reap the Whirlwind," Picket Fences, CBS, 1995
  • (As Melora Williams) Sheryl Monroe, "The Ballad of Lucas Burke," The Marshal, ABC, 1995
  • Dina, "Little Orphan Eddie," Dream On, HBO, 1995, also broadcast on Fox
  • Liz Braley, "Skirt Chasers," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 1996
  • Arlene, "Camino High," High Incident, ABC, 1997
  • Carly Peterson, "A Reverend Runs through It," Brooklyn South, CBS,1997
  • Appeared as Maria in "Adult Education," an unaired episode of Dear John ... , NBC.
  • Pilots
  • Wanda, Big Love, HBO, c. 2006
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in off-Broadway productions, including Dances of Bronx Bear and Scream, both Manhattan Class Company.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Gloria, America's Deadliest Home Video, 1993
  • Herself, That Moment: Magnolia Diary (also known as That Moment: Magnolia Diary October 1998--March 2000), New Line Home Video, 2000
  • Herself and Kate, Behind the Scenes of "Wisegirls," Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 2002
  • Herself in audition tape, Tricks of the Trade: Making "Matchstick Men," Warner Bros., 2004

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • InStyle, January, 2000, p. 96
    • Movieline's Hollywood Life, December, 2003, p. 40

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