Melinda Clarke Biography
Born on April 24, 1969 in city of Dana Point, California, Melinda Patrice Clarke is known as 'Mindy' among her colleagues. She is an actress who worked in both television and movies. Clarke, who is of white ethnicity and American nationality, graduated from Dana Hills High Schools in 1987 where she was involved in Drama Club and school productions. Melinda moved to the city of Los Angels, California when she was just 18 to launch her acting and modelling career. Melinda's father John Clarke was an actor in the famous daytime soap opera 'Days of Our Lives' and her mother Patricia Lewis was a ballet dancer. Melinda too eventually stared in Days of Our Lives when she just started out to work in television in 1989. Melinda has two siblings, sister: Heidi and brother: Joshua. Her sister Heidi died in 1994 to a heart tumor.
Melinda Clarke was married to Ernie Mirich (an actor) , an American nationality. The couple had their daughter Catherine Grace Mirich in the year 2000. However, Melinda and her then husband got divorced in 2005 but the reason for the separation has not been known to the media. Since then Melinda had been living with her daughter in Los Angeles until her second nuptials. Married again to Adam Farmer of white ethnicity, in 2016 after almost a decade being single, Melinda's second marriage has been a bit of a suspense to the media. On a recent interview, Clarke finally spilled some beans on her second marriage stating that she met her current husband on a river rafting trip and stayed friends for a few years before having an affair and finally tying the knot.
Clarke is famous for her roles as Faith Taylor in Days of Our Lives, Julie Cooper in The O.C., Lady Heather in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and the most recent stint as Amanda in the series Nikita among various other roles. She made her debut in movies in 1992 as Monica in 'Hot under the Collar'. Clarke has worked in more than 20 movies including "The Animatrix", "Dynamite", "She Drives Me Crazy", "Return of The Living Dead", etc.
With 5 feet 7 inches height, the actress is famous for her red hair and has a perfect hour glass figure with body measurements (34-25-34). Melinda 's weight is approximately 132 lbs and even at the age of 47, she still manages to sizzle the screen and captivate the audiences with her beautiful looks, well-toned figure and long legs. The actress is reported to have a net worth of whopping 5 million dollars which she has earned from high salaries and agreements with various brands.
began as a Soap Opera Actress
After moving to Los Angeles to try her luck in acting and modelling, Clarke finally bagged a role in the all time popular daytime soap opera "Days of our Lives" where she potrayed the role of Faith Taylor for 17 episodes. Her father John Clarke was the member of original cast of the same show till the year 2004. She played various roles in numbers of tv shows like CSI, The O.C., Nikita, etc.Edit
debuted in her first movie Hot Under the Collar
After successful career in television for more than a decade, Melinda began working in movies with her first flick " Hot Under the Collar". Later as her career progressed she worked in more than 20 movies like Dynamite, Critics and the other Freaks, Mulholland Falls, etc.Edit
actor Ernie Mirich
Though there are no specific details about how the two actors fell in love and decided to get married, they tied the knot on 1997 in a small ceremony with familly and close friends in Dana Point. Melinda and husband Ernie had their daughter Catherine born after three glourious years of being married.Edit
husband Ernie Mirich
After 8 long years of being happily married and having a beautiful child, the actress decided to part ways with her then husband Ernie Mirich in 2005. There are no reports in the media stating why Melinda and Ernie got divorced. However, some reports claim that the former couple stay in touch even post separation to raise their daughter without any discomfort.Edit
rafter Adam Farmer
Staying single for more than a decade and raising her daughter in Los Angeles, Melinda juggled between work and home to balance her life for the period of time. Then she found love again on a rafting trip where she met her current husband Adam Farmer. The couple stayed friends for a while before getting married. However Melinda's wedding to Adam has been quite a secret for media. On a recent interview Melinda spoke about her second wedding and said that she married Adam on a beach as they both love outdoors.Edit