Melanie Lynskey stars in "Two and a Half Men" on CBS as Rose. She also stars in the movie, "Win Win," opposite Paul Giamatti and Amy Ryan, as Cindy.

An accomplished and versatile actress, New Zealand born Melanie Lynskey took audiences by storm in 1994 with her award winning performance in Peter Jackson's "Heavenly Creatures," opposite Kate Winslet. The performance won her the 1995 Best Actress in Film award at the New Zealand Film and Television Awards. Since then, she has amassed a number of credits both in features and television.

Lynskey recently wrapped principal photography on Jesse Wolfe's film "Eye of the Hurricane," and recently starred in the feature "Touchback," written and directed by Don Handfield. Previous film credits include Jason Reitman's "Up in the Air," the independent feature "Helena from the Wedding," Tim Blake Nelson's "Leaves of Grass" opposite Edward Norton, Steven Soderbergh's "The Informant" opposite Matt Damon, Sam Mendes's "Away We Go," Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers," where Lynskey played the female lead, and "Show of Hands" for the New Zealand Film Commission.

Additional feature film credits also include: Andy Tennant's "Ever After" starring Drew Barrymore; "Sweet Home Alabama" opposite Reese Witherspoon; Billy Ray's "Shattered Glass" with Hayden Christensen and Peter Sarsgaard; Michael Cacoyannis's "The Cherry Orchard" with Charlotte Rampling and Alan Bates; and the independent New Zealand road movie "Snakeskin," which garnered Lynskey her second New Zealand Film and Television Award Nomination for Best Actress in Film. Lynskey again worked with Peter Jackson in his second film "The Frighteners," and garnered excellent notices for her work in Stephen Gaghan's directorial debut film "Abandon."

Television audiences know her best as Rose in the CBS hit series "Two and a Half Men," opposite Charlie Sheen. Lynksey also recently voiced a recurring role for the HBO animated series "The Life & Times of Tim." She has guest starred in numerous television series including: "Memphis Beat" on TNT, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" on FX, "The L Word" on Showtime, USA's "Psych," and the groundbreaking FX series "The Shield," She was also one of the leads in the FOX Series, "Drive." In addition, Lynskey starred in the television miniseries "Comanche Moon" on CBS, the prequel to "Lonesome Dove," as well as Stephen King's "Rose Red" on ABC.


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Age: 40 years old
Birthday: May 16, 1977
Height: 5' 7"
Nickname: Mel
Full Name / Real Name: Melanie Jayne Lynskey
Birthplace: New Plymouth, New Zealand
Husband: Jimmi Simpson (4/14/2007)

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