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Melora Hardin Biography
Melora Hardin is an American actress and singer. Her middle name is Diane. Hardin has had several recurring roles such as on Amazon’s critically acclaimed series Transparent. Her role in the series earned her a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award. Hardin currently stars as magazine editor-in-chief Jacqueline Carlyle on the Freeform comedy-drama The Bold Type, which premiered in July 2017.Melora Hardin
Melora Hardin Age
Hardin was born on June 29, 1967, in Houston, Texas, USA. She is 55 years old. Her parents are acting manager/coach and retired actress Diane (née Hill) and actor Jerry Hardin. Hardin is the sister of Flock CEO Shawn Hardin. She was raised in San Francisco, California.
Melora Hardin Education
Her family moved from Houston, Texas to San Francisco, California when she was fours years old. Melora attended middle and high school in the San Fernando Valley at Patrick Henry Junior High School and Ulysses S. Grant High School, respectively. She later graduated from Sarah Lawrence College.
Melora Hardin Career
Hardin has appeared in over 70 movies and television shows. She started acting at a young age. Her first appearance was on the television series Thunder (1977–1978). Her other film and television credits include two 1981 Little House on the Prairie episodes (as Belinda Stevens in “The Reincarnation of Nellie”, Parts 1 and 2) as well as playing Michele Pierson in the 1983 television movie Little House: Look Back to Yesterday.
She starred as Baby in the short-lived 1988 television series Dirty Dancing (based on the 1987 film of the same name) and two 1992 episodes of Quantum Leap (as Abigail in “Trilogy”, Parts 2 and 3). She co-starred in the 1990 dance movie Lambada as Sandy. She appeared in Absolute Power (1997) as Christy Sullivan.
She also played Ross’s dirty-talking love interest in the season 1 Friends episode “The One with the Stoned Guy”. She was also originally cast in Back to the Future as Jennifer Parker but was re-cast after Eric Stoltz (the original Marty McFly) was let go. Hardin starred in the 2000–2001 series Cover Me: Based on the True Life of an FBI Family.
She played the recurring role of Trudy Monk, the title character’s deceased wife, on the USA Network series Monk (2004-2009). She appeared on the series NCIS as former Petty Officer Erin Toner in the episode “The Curse”. In 2005, Hardin portrayed Linda Evans in Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure, a fictionalized television movie based on the creation and behind the scenes production of the 1980s prime time soap opera Dynasty.
Hardin played former corporate manager Jan Levinson in The Office (2005-2013). Hardin appeared in the 2006 film Thank You for Smoking and appears in Hannah Montana: The Movie as the love interest of Billy Ray Cyrus’s character. The film premiered on April 10, 2009. She played the role of Fantine in the Hollywood Bowl’s concert of Les Misérables in Summer 2008.
Hardin appeared in several episodes of the popular web show Elevator on YouTube. She made her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in the revival of Chicago: The Musical on December 29, 2008. She stayed with the show until February 12, 2009. Hardin was cast as a major character in Outlaw, playing a powerful senior partner of an elite law firm.
Hardin played the role of Isabelle Palmer’s mother Nancy in An American Girl: Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight (2014).
Hardin played a nightclub singer in Disney’s The Rocketeer (1991), where she can be heard singing “Begin the Beguine”. She also played a major role in the TV movie Tower of Terror, where she sings “Boy of My Dreams”.
Hardin sang the National Anthem at the season-opening hockey games of the Anaheim Ducks on October 13, 2010, and the Phoenix Coyotes on October 16, 2010. She sang the Star Spangled Banner at the Dover International Speedway for the AAA 400 on October 2, 2011. Hardin sang the song “Tears of Joy” (composed by Austin Wintory) for the Leisure Suit Larry: the Reloaded soundtrack.
Melora Hardin Husband | Children
Melora is married to Gildart Jackson who is a British actor and writer. He is best known for portraying Gideon in Charmed and Giles the butler in the 2013 reality television series Whodunnit?. The couple has two children Rory Jackson and Piper Quincey Jackson.
Melora Hardin with her husband Gildart Jackson and two children
Melora Hardin Net Worth
Hardin is an American singer and actress who has a net worth of $5 million dollars.
Melora Hardin Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 59 kg.
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Melora Hardin Friends
Hardin played Celia, Ross‘s date in The One With The Stoned Guy. In season 1 episode 15 of friends.
Melora Hardin Transparent
Hardin portrayed Tammy Cashman in the series Transparent. Transparent is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Jill Soloway for Amazon Studios that debuted on February 6, 2014. The story revolves around a Los Angeles family and their lives following the discovery that the person they knew as their father Mort (Jeffrey Tambor) is a trans woman.
Transparent‘s first season premiered in full on September 26, 2014, the second season on December 11, 2015, third season on September 23, 2016, and the fourth season on September 21, 2017. Hari Nef also had a recurring role as Gittel (born Gershom), Maura’s aunt who never made it out of Berlin.
Melora Hardin The Office
Hardin played as Jan Levinson in The Office which is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005, to May 16, 2013, lasting nine seasons. It is an adaptation of the original BBC series of the same name and was adapted for American television by Greg Daniels, a veteran writer for Saturday Night Live, King of the Hill, and The Simpsons.
Melora Hardin 17 Again
Hardin played as Principal Jane Masterson in the comedy series 17 Again.17 Againis a 2009 American comedy film directed by Burr Steers. The film follows 37-year-old Mike (Matthew Perry) who becomes his 17-year-old self (Zac Efron) after a chance accident. The film also features Leslie Mann, Thomas Lennon, and Michelle Trachtenberg in supporting roles. The film was released in the United States on April 17, 2009.
Melora Hardin 1989 Oscars
Melora Hardin The Bold Type
Melora played Jacqueline Carlyle in The Bold Type which is an American comedy-drama television series created by Sarah Watson, starring Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, and Meghann Fahy. It is inspired by the life of former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Joanna Coles. The series officially premiered with a two-hour episode on Freeform on July 11, 2017,
after the pilot episode was aired in a special preview on June 20, 2017. On October 4, 2017, Freeform renewed the series for two additional seasons of 10 episodes each. The second season premiered on June 12, 2018. In February 2019, Freeform announced that season 3 is set to premiere on April 9, 2019.
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