Melissa George is an Australian actress and entrepreneur. In year 2005 she appeared as role of Kathy Lutz, remake of The Amityville Horror. Derailed (2005), Turistas (2006), WZ (2007), 30 Days of Night (2007), Triangle (2009), A Lonely Place to Die (2011), and Felony (2012) were among her subsequent thriller and horror films (2013).
Melissa George was born on 6 August 1976 in Perth, Western Australia to parents Glenn George, a construction worker and Pamela, a nurse. She has three siblings and she is second among of four children. At the age of seven, George began learning jazz, tap, ballet, and modern dance at Warwick Senior High School, where he acquired an interest in dancing. She is an Australian national roller skating champion, with bronze medals in the 1989 and 1990 National Championships. In 1991, she was a silver medalist in the Junior World Championships.
George began modelling while she was in her early twenties and was voted Western Australia’s Teenage Model of the Year in 1992. George and a friend, Cara Mitchinson, both acted in a spoof episode of the iconic Australian soap Home and Away when they were 16 years old. On August 30, 1996, George left Home and Away.  She went on to star in the short-lived 1997 Fox Broadcasting Company television fantasy drama series Roar, opposite Heath Ledger, and create a sleepwear line called “An Angel at My Bedside.” She also had a recurring role in the short-lived 1997 Fox Broadcasting Company television fantasy drama series Roar, which was filmed in Queensland.The March 1997 issue of Australian Playboy featured George on the cover and in a nude photoshoot. George moved from Australia to the United States in late 1997, wanting to make a name for himself in Hollywood. She had a tiny role in David Lynch’s critically praised Mulholland Drive, which premiered at the 2001 Cannes Picture Festival, after a supporting appearance in Steven Soderbergh’s 1999 neo-noir crime film The Limey. She appeared in a number of unaired TV pilots, including the lead in Lost in Oz, an original sequel to The Wizard of Oz based on L. Frank Baum’s Oz books. She co-starred with John Stamos in the short-lived ABC drama-comedy Thieves.
She played Susan Freeman in the American series Coupling, which was based on the British series of the same name, and had a minor role opposite Renée Zellweger and Ewan McGregor in the romantic comedy Down with Love in 2003. She was originally cast as Susan Freeman in the American series Coupling, which was based on the British series of the same name. She was cast as Lauren Reed on the ABC television series Alias in 2003. Jennifer Garner won the role of lead character Sydney Bristow after she auditioned. Kathy Lutz, in the 2005 adaptation of the 1979 horror film The Amityville Horror, was her first leading role in a major film. In the same year, she starred as Deanna Schine, the wife of a man having an affair, in the thriller Derailed, alongside Clive Owen and Jennifer Aniston.
In March 2006, she was cast in the NBC comedy-drama series Lipstick Jungle, which is based on Candace Bushnell’s novel of the same name. Nico Reilly, the editor-in-chief of Bonfire Magazine, was to be played by George. She went to Brazil in 2006 to film the horror flick Turistas starring Josh Duhamel and Olivia Wilde. In 2007, she got the main part of Christine in the biographical drama Music Within, in which she starred alongside Ron Livingston and was based on a disability rights activist in Portland, Oregon. She had a key role in the film adaption of 30 Days of Night, directed by David Slade and co-starring Josh Hartnett, and she starred in the British horror-thriller WZ. In 2008, George starred alongside Gabriel Byrne and Dianne Wiest in the HBO half-hour drama In Treatment. George joined the cast of Grey’s Anatomy in September 2008 for eleven episodes as Sadie Harris, a bisexual intern. She starred in the film The Betrayed, which premiered at the San Diego Film Festival in 2008 and was released on DVD on June 30, 2009 in the United States. On November 9, 2009, it was reported that George would play Clara Musso in at least two episodes of Fox’s Lie to Me. George also landed the lead part in Chris Smith’s Australian-British mystery thriller Triangle, which debuted to excellent reviews. George was selected the new face of the L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival in November 2010. George starred as Rosie in the Australian TV series The Slap in 2012. In February 2015, an American remake of the series premiered on the NBC network, with George reprising his role as Rosie. In 2017, she was cast opposite Sean Penn in Beau Willimon’s television series The First (2018).
George’s marital satus is married and divorced. In Bali, George met Claudio Dabed, a Chilean furniture designer and film director. In the year 2000, they married and moved to Buenos Aires. Their divorce was announced in 2011. At a BAFTA awards dinner in 2011, George met French entrepreneur Jean David Blanc (son of artist Serge Blanc), the founder of AlloCiné. Raphael (b. 2014) and Solal (b. 2016) are their two sons (b. 2015). Following claims of domestic abuse, George and Blanc divorced in September 2016.
George’s height is 5 ft 8 inches and weighs around 56 kg. She has blue eyes and blonde hair which adds a spike to her beauty.
Melissa’s estimated net worth is approximately $5 million as of year 2022.