Melanie Griffith, who was born on August 9, 197 in New York City, is the only child of actress Tippi Hedren and Peter Griffith, who divorced when she was four years old. Griffith's first television appearance was on a commercial when she was nine months old. Her first major role was in Arthur Penn's Night Moves in 1975. After battling it out with substance abuse problems for nearly a decade, she made a come back, appearing on Jonathan Demme's Something Wild in 1986. Two years later, she was cast for the title role of Mike Nichols' Working Girl, for which she won the Golden Globe award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. For television, Griffith is known for her role on Twins as Lee Arnold. In 2007, she was cast as Bunny Baxter in CBS' series, Viva Laughlin.
Bunny Baxter is played by Melanie Griffith on CBS series, Viva Laughlin.
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