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Melissa Sagemiller

Melissa Sagemiller

Melissa Sagemiller, a beautiful and talented actress who will hit both the big and small screen in the coming months, has had a very busy year. Sagemiller was recently seen in Sleeper Cell, Showtime's Emmy and Golden Globe nominated original series. Next, Melissa stars alongside Billy Bob Thornton, Susan Sarandon and Seann William Scott in the comedy Mr. Woodcock, for New Line Cinema.

Born and raised in Washington, DC, Sagemiller's passion for the arts emerged early. At the age of 3, she began to study dance: tap, ballet, jazz and modern. After responding to an ad in The Washington Post, Sagemiller made her stage debut at the age of 9 as Dill in To Kill a Mockingbird. Soon, she became a regular on local DC stages. She took

a break from acting to attend the University of Virginia, where she received a degree in Art History. When Sagemiller decided to return to acting full-time, she began studying at The Stella Adler Conservatory, NYU's Stonestreet Studio and at the Michael Howard Studio.

Sagemiller's film credits include: The Clearing, Soul Survivors, Get Over It, Life on a Ledge, Standing Still, Sorority Boys and Love Object. Her additional television credits include Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Melissa Sagemiller Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdayJune 1, 1974 (43)
SignGemini
BirthplaceWashington, District of Columbia, USA
Height5' 6" (1m68)  How tall is Melissa Sagemiller compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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