MELINDA CLARKE Biography - Actors and Actresses


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Name: Melinda Patrice Clarke                                                           
Born: 24 April 1969 Dana Point, California, U.S.                                       
Melinda Patrice Clarke (born April 24, 1969) is an American actress who has           
worked on television series and films.                                                 
Clarke was born in Dana Point, California to John Clarke, an actor, and Patricia       
(Lewis), a ballet dancer. She has a brother, Joshua, and a sister, Heidi, who         
died in 1995 due to a malignant heart tumor. She is married to Ernie Mirich.           
The couple have a daughter, Kathryn Grace. They reside in Beverly Hills,               
California.Clarke's height is 5' 7" (1.70 m).                                         
Clarke appeared in the daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives (where her father         
John Clarke was a senior cast member), and starred on Soldier of Fortune, Inc.         
for both of its seasons.                                                               
She also guest starred on Xena: Warrior Princess, Firefly, Charmed, and has had       
four appearances on CSI where she played the dominatrix, Lady Heather. She also       
appeared in the Seinfeld episode "The Muffin Tops", playing Jerry's girlfriend         
who likes anything hairless. Coincidentally, one of her appearances on CSI was         
with Kelly Rowan, who would later be her co-star on The O.C..                         
She appeared as a guest star on the FOX drama The O.C., and due to fan response       
was offered a contract for her role as Julie Cooper, a cunning socialite who           
marries for money. Clarke accepted the role and became an integral part of the         
show's storylines. As well as starring on The O.C., she has appeared on HBO's         
hit series Entourage as a fictionalized version of herself, married to Malcolm         
McDowell's Terrance McQuewick. Clarke appeared as the Devil's girlfriend in The       
CW Television Network's 2007 series Reaper.                                           
Clarke has volunteered as an actress with the Young Storytellers Foundation.           
Other projects include a TV movie, She Drives Me Crazy, produced by former co-star