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|Birth name:||Melissa Suzanne McBride|
|Date of birth:||May 23rd, 1965|
|Place of birth:||Lexington, Kentucky|
|Notable works:||American Gothic|
The Walking Dead
|1st Horror:||Mutant Species (1995)|
Melissa Suzanne McBride is an American film and television actress as well as a casting director born in Lexington, Kentucky on May 23rd, 1965. Her first role in the horror genre was the 1995 sci-fi movie Mutant Species where she played the mother to a character named Tiffany. That same year she played Holly Gallagher in the "Dead to the World" episode of the CBS television series American Gothic. In 2007 she played a bit role in the feature film adaptation of Stephen King's The Mist. She played a woman with her children at home. In 2010 Melissa became a recurring cast member on the AMC television series The Walking Dead. She played the role of zombie holocaust survivor Carol Peletier. She was introduced as a minor character in the third episode of season one, "Tell It to the Frogs", but played a more prominent role in the show's second season.
Body of work Edit
|Mutant Species||1995||Tiffany's mom|
|The Mist||2007||Woman with kids at home|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Melissa McBride also works as a casting director based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Coincidentally, the first season of The Walking Dead takes place in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Frank Darabont directed The Mist and was also the showrunner for season one of The Walking Dead. Darabont cast McBride for The Walking Dead due to her small but poignant role in The Mist. 
- Loves the wardrobe she wears in The Walking Dead because it "was awful".
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