Melissa George

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Melissa Suzanne George (born 6 August 1976) is an Australian American film and television actress who has worked in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. George is perhaps best known for her role as Angel Parrish on the Australian soap opera Home and Away. She appeared in episodes of such American television series as Charmed, Alias, Friends, Lie to Me, Grey's Anatomy, and In Treatment. She made her film debut in the neo-noir science fiction feature Dark City (1998), and later was cast in supporting roles in the films The Limey (1999) and Mulholland Drive (2001). Other film appearances include the remake of The Amityville Horror (2005), the thriller Turistas (2006), and the vampire horror film 30 Days of Night (2007). She garnered critical acclaim for her starring role in Triangle (2009). Melissa George was born in Perth, Western Australia, the daughter of Pamela, a nurse, and Glenn George, a construction worker. The second of four children, she 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.
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