Melora Walters is an American actress best known for playing the role of Wanda Henrickson in the popular HBO television drama series Big Love.
She has got married three times in her life; to Christopher Scotellaro (m. 1990–1994), Dylan Walsh (m. 1996–2003), and Alex Vendler (m. 2008).
Born in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Melora Walters was born to American parents on October 21, 1960, in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. She has a slim figure, blonde hair, hazel eyes, and a high-pitched voice.
She is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. She stands at 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m).
Walters studied at Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, Illinois, where she graduated with other stars, Jean Harlow, Bix Beiderbecke, and Kelly Perine.
Acting Career: Appeared in Big Love
Melora Walters made her film debut with the role of Gloria in the 1989 teen drama film, Dead Poets Society, starring Ethan Hawke, Robin Williams, Josh Charles, and Robert Sean Leonard.
In the same year, Walters appeared as Debbie in the ABC comedy series Roseanne alongside Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, and John Goodman.
She has since appeared in several other television shows, such as Threat Matrix, Midnight Run for Your Life, PEN15, and Telling Secrets.
In 2006, Walters was cast as a series regular "Wanda Henrickson" in the HBO hit television drama series Big Love. She appeared on the show until 2010, along with Bill Paxton, Chloe Sevigny, Ginnifer Goodwin, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Amanda Seyfried.
Her film credits include Magnolia, Boogie Nights, The Butterfly Effect, Venom, The Lovers, Cabin Boy, Wisegirls, Cold Mountain, Hard Eight, and Sugar Mountain.
Has a Whopping Net Worth of $8 Million
According to multiple online sources, Melora Walters has a whopping net worth of $8 million. This clearly shows that the 59-year-old Boogie Nights star earns substantial money from her film and television career.
As for her salary, Walters reportedly makes around $50 thousand or $60 thousand for appearing on an episode of a series.
She had a house in Los Angeles, California, which she had purchased in July 1997 for $439 thousand. The house had 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, and she lived there until Marich 2010.
Married Three Times in Life, Mother of Two Children
As we mentioned earlier, Melora Walters has married three times in her life. She first married an American actor, Christopher Scotellaro. The two tied the knot in 1990, but they ended their relationship with a divorce just four years later.
Following the divorce, Walters went on to date Nip/Tuck actor Dylan Walsh. They walked down the aisle in 1996 and got a divorce seven years later in 2003.
The former couple is parents of two children; a son, Thomas Charles Walsh, 23, and a daughter, Joanna Marie Walsh, 22.
Walters is currently married to American cinematographer Alex Vendler. She and her current husband exchanged wedding vows in 2008, and they have been living a happy married life ever since.
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by Arsad, 22 Nov, 2019