Of course, the big stars of the acting profession are darlings of directors and producers due to their ability to drag paying customers to the cinema. But as beloved as they are, they can’t play all the roles in a movie by themselves, they need supporting actors and actresses. Hollywood has a good number of these guys who are happy to earn a living playing supporting roles. Some of them like Melora Hardin have even become icons of the industry in this regard.
The American actress has been decorated with some of the most coveted accolades like the Emmy and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Want to learn more about her? Here’s your treat!
Melora Hardin Biography (Age)
Melora Hardin has built for herself a good fortune in a long career that started over 4 decades ago. She was born as the daughter of Hollywood personalities, Diané Hardin and Jerry Hardin. Her place of birth was in Houston, Texas and she was birthed on the 29th of June 1967.
Though she was born in the Lone Star State, she is a Californian at heart as her family moved to San Francisco when she was four years old. Irrespective of the fact that she began acting at the age of 10, Melora Hardin went through and completed every stage of basic formal education. From Patrick Henry Junior High School, she moved on to Ulysses S. Grant High School and then to Sarah Lawrence College.
It is not surprising that Melora started acting while she was still a kid, her parents are actors and acting coaches. She debuted onscreen on television for the show titled Thunder. Thunder ran for one year and it became the beginning of a career that has spanned over 70 film and television projects.
She has starred in films like The Hot Chick, The Dukes, 27 Dresses, Hannah Montana: The Movie, Self/less, among many others. Melora was part of the cast of the cult classic, The Office, starring on the show from 2005 to 2013.
Her filmography missed one of modern history’s iconic films, Back to the Future. She was cast as Jennifer Parker in the film but got replaced as she was deemed too tall for the role. Melora Hardin has also cut her teeth in the theatre, appearing on Broadway in 2008 as Roxie Hart in Chicago: The Musical. As at the time of this writing, she taking part in Freeform’s The Bold Type, as Jacqueline Carlyle. She has been a part of the show since 2017.
Melora Hardin’s array of talents include singing. She has a singing talent which she has deployed over the years in some of her roles like in The Rocketeer and Tower of Terror. Also, she has had the opportunity to sing the National Anthem at a season-opening hockey game of the Anaheim Ducks in 2010.
Her Net Worth
Melora Hardin has not always gotten the top billing in the majority of her films but the ability to hold her own against superstars and play a significant role as part of the supporting cast has helped her build a net worth of $5 million.
Husband and Family
Melora Hardin’s parents, Diané Hardin and Jerry Hardin have been her biggest fans and support system. Since she filmed her first scene at the age of 10, she has received support and guidance from her parents who are equally experienced members of the acting profession. Her father, Jerry, is an actor who has appeared in projects like The X-Files. On the other hand, Diane is a retired actress who is an acting manager. Melora has one sibling, a sister named Shawn Hardin. Shwan was once the CEO of a digital company known as Flock Inc.
When she became old enough to leave the nest of her parents, she married Gildart Jackson – an actor and scriptwriter; this was in 1997. The couple has remained together since and has two children – Rory Jackson and Piper Quincey Jackson.
Melora Hardin’s Height and Body Features
Melora Hardin is a beautiful actress who has maintained her attractiveness throughout the years she has thrived in Hollywood. She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 59 kg. As for her features, she has light brown hair and dark brown eyes.