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Short Info

Net Worth$600 thousand
Date Of BirthSeptember 26, 1972
SpouseAndy Paxson
FactEducated at the Second City Training Center, Chicago, Illinois.

Melanie Paxson is an American actress, best known for her role as Jaclyn in the television series Cupid and as Holly Flax in the American version of The Office.

Paxson was born in Evanston, Illinois, on September 26, 1972, to parents who were both teachers. She has two older sisters. Paxson attended Evanston Township High School, where she was a cheerleader and played softball. She then went on to study acting at the Juilliard School in New York City.

Paxson’s first professional acting role was in the 1996 film The Associate, opposite Whoopi Goldberg. She has since appeared in a number of films and television shows, including Cupid, Grosse Pointe, Once and Again, and The Office.

Paxson has been married to actor and director Jason Ritter since 1999. The couple has two children together.

Paxson has a net worth of $3 million.

General Info

Full NameMelanie Paxson
Net Worth$600 thousand
Date Of BirthSeptember 26, 1972
EducationUniversity of Missouri


SpouseAndy Paxson


MoviesThe Outfield, Descendants, Come Simi, Saving Mr. Banks, Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Three's Company, Ready to Rumble, The Opera Lover
TV ShowsNotes from the Underbelly, Happy Family

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1Recognized for her ubiquitous presence as a "mom" character in TV commercials during the 2010s, appearing in ads for Target, Red Robin, Fiber One, Progressive, and many others.
2Resides with her husband in Los Angeles, California. [August 2003]
3Received a bachelor of arts degree in theater performance at the University of Missouri.
4Picked from over 500 actresses to play 'the Voice of Reason' in the Gladware commercials.
5Educated at the Second City Training Center, Chicago, Illinois.




The Magnificent Room2017post-productionStacy
Descendants 22017TV Movie post-productionFairy Godmother
Bones2017TV SeriesPatty
The Real O'Neals2016TV SeriesNancy
TMI Hollywood2015-2016TV SeriesVarious / Host
Truth Be Told2015TV SeriesLinda
The Outfield2015Judith Meola
Descendants2015TV MovieFairy Godmother
Cougar Town2015TV SeriesMary
Come Simi2015Lucy
American Dad!2013-2014TV SeriesHarper
Masters of Sex2014TV SeriesMrs. Turnsworth
Saving Mr. Banks2013Dolly
Ending Up2013ShortBlair
Last Man Standing2012TV SeriesLiz
The Exes2011TV SeriesRebecca
Notes from the Underbelly2007-2010TV SeriesJulie
True Jackson, VP2009-2010TV SeriesDoris Aden / Doris
Medium2009TV SeriesMiss Colletto
Rules of Engagement2009TV SeriesDeidre
Surviving Suburbia2009TV SeriesCarla
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2007TV SeriesNancy Katz, soon to be Ellis
Joey2005-2006TV SeriesMarci
Kitchen Confidential2005TV SeriesJessica
Related2005TV SeriesKathy
Quintuplets2004TV SeriesLisa
Happy Family2003-2004TV SeriesSara Brennan
The Drew Carey Show2003TV SeriesTeri
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Three's Company'2003TV MovieJoyce DeWitt (as Melanie Deanne Moore)
Dexter Prep2002TV MovieMeg (as Melanie Deanne Moore)
Slackers2002Pissed Off Co-Ed (as Melanie Deanne Moore)
Kristin2001TV SeriesMadeline
Ready to Rumble2000Wendy (as Melanie Deanne Moore)
The Opera Lover1999Bibi (as Melanie Deanne Moore)
Cupid1998-1999TV SeriesJaclyn
Early Edition1997TV SeriesCandace


Entertainment Tonight2007-2015TV SeriesHerself
Pyramid2003TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Descendants: Set It Off!2015TV MovieFairy Godmother


Nominated Awards

2013PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Acting EnsembleSaving Mr. Banks (2013)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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