Melissa George

Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia, the daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker. William Ward, a grandfather on her mother's side, worked as a prison warden at Rottnest Island, offshore from Perth. The second of four children, George attended Warwick Senior High School and developed an interest in dancing and began studying jazz, tap, ballet, and modern dance at the age of seven. Her enthusiasm for dance eventually evolved into a passion for artistic roller skating. She is an Australian national roller skating champion and won bronze medals in the National Championships in 1989 and 1990. She won a silver medal at the Junior World Championship in 1991.

Melissa Suzanne George (born August 6, 1976) is an Australian actress. A former national rollerskating champion in Australia, George began her acting career playing Angel Parrish on the Australian soap opera Home and Away from 1993 to 1996. After moving to the United States, George made her film debut in the neo-noir science fiction feature Dark City (1998) and later appeared in supporting roles in Steven Soderbergh's crime film The Limey (1999) and David Lynch's Mulholland Drive (2001).

George's most recent work includes the thriller A Lonely Place to Die (2011), the Australian drama series The Slap (2011), for which she won a Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actress, the British-American spy drama series Hunted (2012), and the drama series The Good Wife (2013–14). In 2015, she starred in the American adaptation of The Slap, playing the same character as she did in the Australian adaptation, which aired on NBC.[WiKi]

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Cast Credits

Heartbeat (2016)
Starring as Dr. Alexandra "Alex" Panttiere (10 episodes)
The Slap (2015)
Starring as Rosie (4 episodes)
  • Episode 1x08: Ritchie (Apr 2, 2015)
  • Episode 1x07: Rosie (Mar 26, 2015)
  • Episode 1x02: Harry (Feb 19, 2015)
  • Episode 1x01: Hector (Feb 12, 2015)
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Hunted (2012)
Starring as Sam Hunter (8 episodes)
  • Episode 1x08: Snow Maiden (Nov 22, 2012)
  • Episode 1x07: Khyber (Nov 15, 2012)
  • Episode 1x06: Polyhedrus (Nov 8, 2012)
  • Episode 1x05: Ambassadors (Nov 1, 2012)
  • Episode 1x04: Kismet (Oct 25, 2012)
  • Episode 1x03: Hourglass (Oct 18, 2012)
  • Episode 1x02: LB (Oct 11, 2012)
  • Episode 1x01: Mort (Oct 4, 2012)
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Bag of Bones (2011)
Starring as Mattie
The Slap (2011)
Starring as Rosie
The Good Wife (2009)
Guest starring as Marilyn Garbanza (4 episodes)
In Treatment (2008)
Starring as Laura Hill
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Guest starring as Sadie Harris (8 episodes)
Monk (2002)
Guest starring as Jenna Ryan
Alias (2001)
Starring as Lauren Reed (22 episodes)
Guest starring as Lauren Reed
Charmed (1998)
Guest starring as Freyja (2 episodes)
Friends (1994)
Guest starring as Molly (2 episodes)
Home and Away (1988)
Starring as Angel Brooks