Melissa Sagemiller Biography
Melissa Sagemiller (born June 1, 1974) is an American actress. She is popular in the world for her performances in films Get Over It (2001), Soul Survivors (2001), Sorority Boys (2003), The Clearing (2004), The Guardian (2006) and Mr. Woodcock (2007). She was born in Washington, D.C., United States of America to a political activist mother and a professional American football player father, who played in the NFL for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. She was enrolled at Georgetown Day School. She entered into her acting career when she was 3. From that time on, she began studying tap dance, ballet, jazz dance and modern dance.
Melissa is a married woman. She became engaged in July 2006 to her Slepper Cell co-star Alex Nesic. He proposed her in the South of France. The couple eventually married some years later. They together have one child. He is being a very loving and caring spouse to her. She is not involved in any other kind of extra marital affairs. Her first stage debut took place when she was 9, it was in To Kill a Mockingbird. After this, she became a regular on her local stage. When she was 14, she started her modeling career after she was scouted by Eileen Ford in a jewelry shop. However, she quit modeling to take an undergraduate degree in Art History at the University of Virginia. After her graduation, she returned to full time acting. She is earning a huge salary from her acting career and her net worth is also expected to be high but the actual figure is unknown.
Born in Washington, DC
She was born in middle class family in Washington, D.C., United States of America to a political activist mother and a professional American football player father, who played in the NFL for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. She was enrolled at Georgetown Day School.
Made stage debut
Sagemiller made her stage debut when she was 9 years old. She started her career in To Kill a Mockingbird. After this, she got lots of acting offer and she became a regular on her local stage. She began studying tap dance, jazz dance, modern dance and ballet when she was three.
Began her modeling career
She was discovered by Eileen Ford and her acting took a back seat. She was discovered by him in a Manhattan jewelry store when she was just 1. It took her to New York and Paris. She then left Paris and started following her initial desire to go to university.
Nominated in Fangoria Chainsaw Awards
Sagemiller has been nominated in Fangoria Chainsaw Awards for Best Supporting Actress in 2005. She was nominated in this award for her role in Love Object, 2003. But she was not lucky enough to claim this prestigious award.
Engaged to Alex Nesic
She engaged with Sleeper Cell co-star Alex Nesic in July 2006. Actually he proposed to her in southern France. The couple eventually married some years later. They together have one child. They are believed to be living happily.