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Melanie Liburd Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Biography

Melanie Liburd Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 58 kg
Date of Birth November 11, 1987
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Melanie Liburd is a British actor and voice artist who is known for having been cast as Caridad “Carrie” Milgram in the crime drama television series Power Book II: Ghost, Nyx Harper in the science fiction television series Dark Matter, Alexis in the Netflix thriller-drama series Gypsy, Zoe Baker in the NBC drama series This Is Us, and Jenna in the television drama series The Idol. In addition to that, she has also been a part of a variety of other projects which include shows and movies such as How Sarah Got Her WingsGame of Thrones, Runaway IslandThe Real, PerpetratorStrike Back, DraculaBrian Banks, CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationStalkerThe GrinderMake It Work!, Extra, What Would Dylan Do?Double PlayMade in HollywoodEntertainment Tonight, and The Selection.

Born Name

Melanie Cheryl Liburd

Nick Name

Melly

Melanie Liburd as seen at the San Diego Comic Con in 2016
Melanie Liburd as seen at the San Diego Comic Con in 2016 (zuko1312 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom

Nationality

British

 

Education

Melanie Liburd trained at the Identity School of Acting, a part-time drama school located in London, England.

She has also studied Art History and earned a BA Hons. degree in Fashion Design.

Occupation

Actor, Voice Artist

Family

  • Father – Michael Liburd (Martial Arts Expert)
  • Mother – Georgina Hearn (Realtor)
  • Siblings – Marc (Brother), Leon (Brother)

Build

Slim

Melanie Liburd (Left) and Jodelle Ferland as seen at the San Diego Comic Con in 2016
Melanie Liburd (Left) and Jodelle Ferland as seen at the San Diego Comic Con in 2016 (zuko1312 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED)

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

58 kg or 128 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Melanie Liburd has dated –

  1. Ben Taylor – She has been married to Ben Taylor.

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (Black and White)

Melanie Liburd is of African-Kittian descent on her father’s side and has English ancestry on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Pierced ears
  • Pouty lips
Melanie Liburd as seen while taking a selfie in Downtown Los Angeles in September 2023
Melanie Liburd as seen while taking a selfie in Downtown Los Angeles in September 2023 (Melanie Liburd / Instagram)

Melanie Liburd Facts

  1. Melanie uses she/her pronouns.
  2. She brought to life the character of Kira Geoffries in the 2015 romantic drama film Runaway Island, starring Lorraine Toussaint, Aisha Hinds, and Thomas Q. Jones.
  3. She played the role of Red Priestess in an episode titled No One of the action-adventure fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones in 2016.
  4. From 2016 to 2017, Melanie Liburd was seen as Nyx Harper (a new crewmember in the second season on the run from the rest of her people, the Seers) in the science fiction series Dark Matter.
  5. In 2017, she was cast as Alexis Wright (Michael’s personal assistant (PA) whom Jean distrusts) in the psychological thriller drama series Gypsy.
  6. Along with Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear, and Sherri Shepherd, Melanie Liburd co-starred as Karina Cooper in the biographical drama film Brian Banks in 2018. The film is based on the true story of Brian Banks (a high school football linebacker who was falsely accused of r*pe, convicted, and sent to prison and who attempted to fulfill his dream of making the National Football League upon his release).
  7. She played Zoe Baker (Beth’s cousin and Kevin’s ex-girlfriend) in the family romantic comedy-drama television series This Is Us from 2018 to 2021.
  8. From 2020 to 2022, Melanie Liburd appeared as Caridad “Carrie” Milgram (one of Tariq’s professors who had a secret relationship with Zeke) in the crime drama television series Power Book II: Ghost. The show serves as a direct sequel and spin-off to the thriller crime drama series Power.
  9. Alongside Kiah McKirnan, Ireon Roach, Tim Hopper, and others, Melanie Liburd co-starred as Jean Baptiste in the horror film Perpetrator in 2023.
  10. She did voiceover work for the character of Saga Anderson in the 2023 survival horror video game Alan Wake 2 and this won her the “Great White Way Award for Best Acting in a Game” at New York Game Awards in 2024. In addition to that, she was also nominated for a Game Award for “Best Performance” and a D.I.C.E. Award for “Outstanding Achievement in Character”.
  11. In 2023, Melanie Liburd was cast as Jenna (a follower of Tedros) in the television drama series The Idol.

Featured Image by zuko1312 / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 DEED

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