Melanie Jayne Lynskey is a New Zealand actress. She was born on May 16, 1977, in Auckland. She is well renowned for her roles as eccentric, soft-spoken yet ferocious characters in indie cinema. Among her honors are nominations for the Critics’ Choice, Golden Nymph, and SAG Awards, as well as a Gracie Award, New Zealand Film Award, and Hollywood Film Award.
Lynskey made her cinematic debut in Peter Jackson’s Heavenly Creatures as an adolescent murderess (1994). In the United States, she established a career
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