Melanie Griffith is an American Academy Award nominated film actress.
Griffith’s first major role was in Arthur Penn’s “Night Moves” (1975), which got her attention and typecast her as a sexy nymphet. Her breakthrough role was in Mike Nichols’ “Working Girl” (1988), which became a hit. She earned an Academy Award nomination as Best Actress and won the Golden Globe award as Best Actress in a comedy or musical.
Griffith made her Broadway debut quite late in her career, playing Roxie in the musical “Chicago” in 2003.
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