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Melissa Sagemiller Biography

Melissa Sagemiller
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inch
  • Name: Melissa Sagemiller
  • Birth Name: Melissa Sagemiller
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Washington DC
  • Profession: Model, Acting
  • Net Worth: $7 Million USD
  • Body Measurements: 34-24-30 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
  • Breast Size: 34 D
  • Waist size: 24 in
  • Hip Size: 30 in
  • Neck Size: 8.7
  • Shoe Size: 9
  • Weight in KG: 59 kg
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Alex Nesic
  • Children: 1
  • Education: undergraduate degree in Art History
  • Online Presence: Facebook,Wiki
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Melissa Sagemiller was born on 1 June 1974, Washington, District of Columbia, USA to a political activist mother and a professional American football player father. She started her path to the performing arts at a very young age. At age three, she began to study dance - tap, ballet, jazz and modern. When she was 9 years old she made her stage debut in To Kill a Mockingbird and after soon she became a regular on her local stage. At the age of 14, however, acting took a backseat to modeling after Sagemiller was scouted by Eileen Ford in a jewelry shop. Modeling too k her New York and Paris but She eventually left modeling to take an undergraduate degree in Art History at the University of Virginia.


When she decided to return to acting full time, she began studying at The Stella Adler Conservatory, NYU's Stone street Studio and at the Michael Howard Studio then after her professional life as an actor began shortly. She started her career by appearing in Movie line magazine in August 2001 and November 2001, Sage miller appeared in Gear magazine. Then after she starred on number of teen films, like Get over It and Sorority Boys, and was lead actress in 2002 box office bomb thriller Soul Survivors. She has also done others films like Love Object, The Clearing, Standing still, Life on the Ledge, Sleeper cell. Later she was seen on television when she portrayed the character Michelle Earnhardt in the TNT series Raising The Bar from 2008 to 2009. After that series was cancelled, Sage miller joined Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in a recurring role as ADA Gillian Hardwicke. She replaced Paula Patton when Patton departed the series after just one episode. Sagemiller was featured in ten episodes of the 12th season of SVU. She was replaced in the 13th season by Stephanie March and Diane Neal. In 2013, she was cast as female lead on Chicago Fire spinoff Chicago PD, but later left from show.

Personal Life

Sagemiller became engaged in July 2006 to her Sleeper Cell co-star Alex Nesic after he proposed to her in the South of France. They eventually married and have one child.

Achievements and Awards

Sagemiller was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress (Love object 2003) in Fangoria Chainsaw Awards. Her television show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has been nominated for and won numerous awards, including the 2006 Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Hargitay, the first Emmy to be received by a regular on any Law & Order series.


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