Melanie Lynskey was born on 16 May 1977, her birthplace is New Plymouth, New Zealand, and her full name is Melanie Jayne Lynskey. She met her graduation at Victoria University of Wellington. She is a New Zealand actress and voice actress. She made many notable films such as Foreign Correspondents, But I’m a Cheerleader, The Nearly Unadventurous Life of Zoe Cadwaulder. She received many awards nominations such as New Zealand Film Award, a Hollywood Film Award, and a Sundance Special Jury Award, Golden Nymph Award.