Melanie Marcus

Played by Michelle Clunie

Melanie Marcus



Michelle Clunie

Growing up in Portland, Oregon, Michelle Clunie developed the talent, integrity and dedication to the craft of acting for which she is now known, regardless of the role she chooses.  

A gifted dancer, she accepted a scholarship to the Academy of Professional Ballet and performed with the company until her focus turned to acting and she moved to Los Angeles.  She worked regularly, compiling television credits including “JAG,” “Judging Amy” and “ER,” as well as a stint as a series regular in Jeff Foxworthy’s quirky sitcom.  At the same time, Clunie worked in feature films, making an early appearance in the acclaimed “The Usual Suspects.”

Not one to miss a medium, she also worked in Los Angeles on stage, and produced and starred in the original play “A Comedy of Eros” for which she received the Drama- Logue Award for Best Actress. 

Clunie devotes time outside her professional pursuits to Destination Foundation, a non-profit organization that grants dream trips to people in the San Francisco Bay area who are living with life-threatening illnesses.  She has also toured in “The Vagina Monologues” in performances that raised funds to fight violence against women.  

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