Melissa McBride is an American actress and former casting director. She is known for her performance on the AMC series The Walking Dead as Carol Peletier. She has also appeared in several other Television series and movies including The Promise, Lost Crossing, Deigo, Dawson's Creek, and Living Proof. She has won several awards and nominations for her dedication and acting ability over the years including Best Supporting Actress in a Drama and Top TV Actress. McBride made her screen debut in 1991 with TV commercials.
Early Life And Education Of Melissa McBride
Melissa McBride was born Melissa Suzanne McBride on May 23, 1965, in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. She is the daughter of John Leslie McBride, a businessman, and Suzanne Lillian (née Sagley), a lecturer. McBride had three siblings, John Michael (1957-1990), Neil Allen (19602008) and Melanie Suzanne (19622012). She is American and belongs to the White-American ethnicity.
McBride graduated from the Richard J. Reynolds High School.
Melissa McBride's Career
Melissa McBride started her acting journey since 1993 and made her appearances in the number of movies and television series. She made her TV debut in the 1993 American television legal drama, Matlock. The next year, she appeared in an episode of In the Heat of the Night as WPMM Reporter.
In 2002, McBride made her big screen debut in the American comedy-drama film, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys as Mrs. Doyle, alongside Emile Hirsch, Kieran Culkin, and Jena Malone.
McBride then made her appearances in the number of movies The Promise, Lost Crossing, The Reconstruction of William Zero, The Happys, similarly, her television credits are American Gothic, A Season in Purgatory, Dawson's Creek, Pirates of Silicon Valley, and many more.
McBride has earned several awards and nominations over the years. She won Satellite Awards for Best Cast, Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for Gold Derby TV Award and Fangoria Chainsaw Awards in a Supporting Role among many other wins and nomination for the American post-apocalyptic horror television series, The Walking Dead.
She is portraying the lead character of Carol Peletier in The Walking Dead since 2010, alongside Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, and Sarah Wayne Callies
Melissa McBride's Net Worth
Melissa McBride's net worth is estimated to be $3 million as per some online sources. She earns between $40,000 and $60,000 per episode from The Walking Dead. Her main source of income is her acting career and considering her growth and the number of appearances in Television shows and movies; she has acc u mulated impressive net worth.
Melissa McBride's Personal Life
Melissa McBride is possibly single at the moment. She is quite secretive about her personal life and prefers less interaction with the media.
She had an affair with her co-star Frank Darabont, a Hungarian-American film director, screenwriter, and producer while working together in The walking dead. The couple broke up after few months. As of 2018, she lives in Atlanta.
Here is an interview of Melissa McBride talking about the series, The Walking Dead.
by ab-mahima, 07 May, 2018