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Melissa Etheridge

Soundtrack | Actress | Composer
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KNOWN FOR 
An Inconvenient Truth (2006) | Money Train (1995) | The Devil's Own (1997)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations More »
NICKNAMEs  
Missy Lou, Lucky
BORN 
May 29, 1961 (age 56)
HEIGHT 
5' 2" (1.57m)

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Past Film & Video (21 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your GuruTony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru Performer ("Fearless Love"), Writer ("Fearless Love")  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for Janis: Little Girl BlueJanis: Little Girl Blue Herself, Special Thanks  Less 2015 $410K / —
  • Primary photo for UnstoppableUnstoppable Composer (music by)  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for Melissa Etheridge Take My Number Live in ConcertMelissa Etheridge Take My Number Live in Concert (Video) Actress  Less 2014 $25K
  • Primary photo for Act Up!Act Up! Herself  Less 2012 $1MM
  • Primary photo for Renegade Live @ the House of BluesRenegade Live @ the House of Blues (Video) Special Thanks  Less 2009 $300K
  • Primary photo for David v. Goliath: Kucinich Campaign UpdateDavid v. Goliath: Kucinich Campaign Update (Video) Actress  Less 2008 $500
  • Primary photo for Brother Bear 2Brother Bear 2 (Video) Performer ("Welcome To This Day", "Feels Like Home", "It Will Be Me", "Welcome To This Day (Reprise)"), Writer ("Welcome To This Day", "It Will Be Me", "Welcome To This Day (Reprise)")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for An Inconvenient TruthAn Inconvenient Truth Music ("I Need to Wake Up"), Performer ("I Need to Wake Up"), Producer ("I Need to Wake Up")  Less 2006 $1.5MM $24MM / —
  • Primary photo for Last Party 2000Last Party 2000 Herself, Performer ("Truth of the Heart") (uncredited), Writer ("Truth of the Heart") (uncredited), Special Thanks  Less 2001 $1MM
  • Primary photo for But I'm a CheerleaderBut I'm a Cheerleader Thanks (Island/Polygram Records & WF Leopold Management)  Less 1999 $1.2MM $2.2MM / $2.6MM
  • Primary photo for The Devil's OwnThe Devil's Own Performer ("This War Is Over"), Writer ("This War Is Over")  Less 1997 $86MM $43MM / $141MM
  • Primary photo for Money TrainMoney Train Performer ("Dance Without Sleeping"), Writer ("Dance Without Sleeping")  Less 1995 $68MM $35MM / $77MM
  • Primary photo for Boys on the SideBoys on the Side Performer ("I Take You With Me"), Writer ("I Take You With Me")  Less 1995 $21MM $23MM / —
  • Primary photo for Teresa's TattooTeresa's Tattoo Hooker, Performer ("2001", "I Really Must Be Going", "All American Girl", "Do It For The Rush"), Writer ("2001", "I Really Must Be Going", "All American Girl", "Do It For The Rush", "Save Myself")  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for It Was a Wonderful LifeIt Was a Wonderful Life Composer, Musician (piano and guitar)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Where the Day Takes YouWhere the Day Takes You Performer ("PRECIOUS PAIN", "OCCASIONALLY", "ROYAL STATION 4/16", "YOU CAN SLEEP WHILE I DRIVE", "TESTIFY"), Producer ("PRECIOUS PAIN", "OCCASIONALLY", "ROYAL STATION 4/16", "YOU CAN SLEEP WHILE I DRIVE", "TESTIFY"), Writer ("PRECIOUS PAIN", "OCCASIONALLY", "ROYAL STATION 4/16", "YOU CAN SLEEP WHILE I DRIVE", "TESTIFY")  Less 1991 $3MM $390K / —
  • Primary photo for Welcome Home, Roxy CarmichaelWelcome Home, Roxy Carmichael Composer, Performer ("Don't Look At Me", "In Roxy's Eyes (I Will Never Be The Same)"), Writer ("Don't Look At Me", "In Roxy's Eyes (I Will Never Be The Same)")  Less 1990 $4MM / —
  • Primary photo for Arduous MoonArduous Moon (Short) Actress  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for WeedsWeeds Composer  Less 1987 $12MM $2.3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Scenes from the GoldmineScenes from the Goldmine Shop Clerk, Writer ("Lonely Dancer")  Less 1987
Past Television (40 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Year in MemoriamThe Year in Memoriam (TV Movie) Actress  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy HagarRock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2017 ) , Performer ("Like The Way I Do") ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Performer ("Piece Of My Heart/The Joker") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 2
    • Livin' Live (Apr 16, 2017) Herself, Performer ("Like The Way I Do")  Less
    • Acoustic 4 a Cure (Mar 5, 2017) Herself, Performer ("Piece Of My Heart/The Joker")  Less
  • Primary photo for ConanConan (TV Series) Writer ("Respect Yourself") ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Performer ("Respect Yourself") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
    • Bill Burr/Lea DeLaria/Melissa Etheridge (Jan 30, 2017) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Respect Yourself"), Writer ("Respect Yourself")  Less
  • Primary photo for Family GuyFamily Guy (TV Series) Writer ("Come To My Window") ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for American MastersAmerican Masters (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for ShamelessShameless (TV Series) Performer ("Come To My Window") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Writer ("Come To My Window") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Refugees (Feb 7, 2016) Performer ("Come To My Window") (uncredited), Writer ("Come To My Window") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dolezal BackstageDolezal Backstage (TV Series) Performer ("Happy Xmas (War Is Over)") ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
    • Das Weihnachts-Special (Dec 17, 2015) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Happy Xmas (War Is Over)")  Less
  • Primary photo for The VoiceThe Voice (TV Series) Writer ("Bring Me Some Water") ( 2 episodes, 2015 )  Less 2015 2
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Herself - Singer ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Writer ("Come to My Window", "Take My Number") ( 1 episode, 2014 ) , Performer ("This Land Is Your Land", "Come to My Window", "Take My Number") ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
    • Star-Spangled Spectacular: Bicentennial of Our National Anthem (Sep 13, 2014) Herself - Singer, Performer ("This Land Is Your Land", "Come to My Window", "Take My Number") (uncredited), Writer ("Come to My Window", "Take My Number") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for After LatelyAfter Lately (TV Series) Lyrics ("Come to My Window") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Music ("Come to My Window") ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Herself ( 1 episode, 2013 ) , Performer ("Come to My Window") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
    • All Dogs Go to Heather (Apr 1, 2013) Herself, Lyrics ("Come to My Window") (uncredited), Music ("Come to My Window") (uncredited), Performer ("Come to My Window") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Performer ("Glorious ") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Writer ("Glorious ") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • What to My Wondering Eyes (Dec 11, 2012) Performer ("Glorious ") (uncredited), Writer ("Glorious ") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Chelsea LatelyChelsea Lately (TV Series) Performer ("Kum Ba Yah") ( 1 episode, 2012 ) , Herself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • Episode #6.141 (Sep 19, 2012) Herself - Guest, Performer ("Kum Ba Yah") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Writer ("I'm the Only One") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • I Kissed a Girl (Nov 29, 2011) Writer ("I'm the Only One") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Parks and RecreationParks and Recreation (TV Series) Writer ("Come to My Window") ( 1 episode, 2011 ) , Performer ("Come to My Window") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • The Fight (May 12, 2011) Performer ("Come to My Window"), Writer ("Come to My Window")  Less
  • Primary photo for So You Think You Can DanceSo You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) Performer ("Brave and Crazy") ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Performer ("Fearless Love") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2005–2010 2
    • Top Four Perform (Aug 4, 2010) Performer ("Fearless Love")  Less
    • Top 6 (Sep 21, 2005) Performer ("Brave and Crazy")  Less
  • Primary photo for American Idol: The Search for a SuperstarAmerican Idol: The Search for a Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("Come to My Window") ( 4 episodes, 2003–2006 ) , Writer ("I'm the Only One") ( 3 episodes, 2002–2006 ) , Writer ("Come To My Window") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2002–2010 8
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show with Jay LenoThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) Performer ("Fearless Love") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Herself - Musical Guest ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Writer ("Fearless Love") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Episode #18.39 (Apr 26, 2010) Herself - Musical Guest, Performer ("Fearless Love"), Writer ("Fearless Love")  Less
  • Primary photo for Lasagna CatLasagna Cat (TV Series) Performer ("Come to My Window") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • 02/24/2006 (Jan 14, 2008) Performer ("Come to My Window")  Less
  • Primary photo for Canadian IdolCanadian Idol (TV Series) Writer ("Come to My Window") ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Writer ("I'm the Only One") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006–2007 2
  • Primary photo for Cold CaseCold Case (TV Series) Performer ("Precious Pain") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Offender (Mar 25, 2007) Performer ("Precious Pain")  Less
  • Primary photo for Idool 2007Idool 2007 (TV Series) Writer ("Like the Way I Do") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for The 79th Annual Academy AwardsThe 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Winner, Performer ("I Need to Wake Up"), Writer ("I Need to Wake Up")  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Deutschland sucht den SuperstarDeutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) Writer ("Like the Way I Do") ( 3 episodes, 2003–2007 )  Less 2003–2007 3
  • Primary photo for CMT Greatest Moments: Dolly PartonCMT Greatest Moments: Dolly Parton (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("Jolene")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Idols!Idols! (TV Series) Writer ("Bring Me Some Water") ( 1 episode, 2005 ) , Writer ("Like the Way I Do") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004–2005 2
    • Workshop #1 (Dec 3, 2005) Writer ("Bring Me Some Water")  Less
    • Workshop #1 (Jan 31, 2004) Writer ("Like the Way I Do")  Less
  • Primary photo for The 47th Annual Grammy AwardsThe 47th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Piece of My Heart")  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Hinter Gittern - Der FrauenknastHinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast (TV Series) Performer ("The Boy Feels Strange") ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Performer ("Like The Way I Do") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Writer ("The Boy Feels Strange") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2002–2004 2
    • Baby Blues (Sep 27, 2004) Performer ("The Boy Feels Strange"), Writer ("The Boy Feels Strange")  Less
    • Miss Reutlitz (Apr 8, 2002) Performer ("Like The Way I Do")  Less
  • Primary photo for King of the HillKing of the Hill (TV Series) Topaz / Singing Hippie ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) Performer ("I Will Always Love You") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Herself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for CMT CrossroadsCMT Crossroads (TV Series) Performer ("Bring Me Some Water", "Come To My Window", "I Want To Be In Love", "All Shook Up", "I Will Always Love You", "You Can Sleep While I Drive", "It's All Wrong, But It's All Right", "I Walk The Line", "Jolene", "Coat of Many Colors", "9 to 5") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Writer ("Bring Me Some Water", "Come To My Window", "I Want To Be In Love", "You Can Sleep While I Drive") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Herself - Performer ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
    • Melissa Etheridge & Dolly Parton (Nov 28, 2003) Herself - Performer, Performer ("Bring Me Some Water", "Come To My Window", "I Want To Be In Love", "All Shook Up", "I Will Always Love You", "You Can Sleep While I Drive", "It's All Wrong, But It's All Right", "I Walk The Line", "Jolene", "Coat of Many Colors", "9 to 5"), Writer ("Bring Me Some Water", "Come To My Window", "I Want To Be In Love", "You Can Sleep While I Drive")  Less
  • Primary photo for Star SearchStar Search (TV Series) Writer ("Come to My Window") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Writer ("I'm the Only One") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 2
  • Primary photo for Idool 2003Idool 2003 (TV Series) Writer ("Like the Way I Do") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003 1
  • Primary photo for Night VisionsNight Visions (TV Series) Performer ("Into the Dark") ( 1 episode, 2001 ) , Writer ("Into the Dark") ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for FrasierFrasier (TV Series) Cleo ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001 1
  • Primary photo for CharmedCharmed (TV Series) Writer ("Angels Would Fall") ( 1 episode, 1999 ) , Performer ("Angels Would Fall") ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • P3 H2O (Dec 9, 1999) Performer ("Angels Would Fall"), Writer ("Angels Would Fall")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Sissy DucklingThe Sissy Duckling (TV Movie) Elmer's Mama (voice)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Jackie's Back!Jackie's Back! (TV Movie) Melissa Etheridge  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Saturday Night SpecialSaturday Night Special (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Mystery Science Theater 3000Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) Writer ("Come to My Window") ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Only Fools and Horses....Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) Writer ("Bring Me Some Water") ( 1 episode, 1989 ) , Performer ("Bring Me Some Water") ( 1 episode, 1989 )  Less 1989 1
    • Little Problems (Feb 12, 1989) Performer ("Bring Me Some Water") (uncredited), Writer ("Bring Me Some Water") (uncredited)  Less
Self (157 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Archive Footage (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Access HollywoodAccess Hollywood (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017
    • Episode #21.126 (Jan 28, 2017) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Herself ( 2 episodes, 2014–2016 )  Less 2014–2016
  • Primary photo for ExtraExtra (TV Series) Herself ( 3 episodes, 2014–2015 )  Less 2014–2015
  • Primary photo for Dolezal BackstageDolezal Backstage (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for The Big Interview with Dan RatherThe Big Interview with Dan Rather (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for ConventionConvention Herself (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for I Love the New MillenniumI Love the New Millennium (TV Mini-series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • 2000 (Jun 23, 2008) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Hillary! Uncensored: Banned by the MediaHillary! Uncensored: Banned by the Media (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for CMT CrossroadsCMT Crossroads (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Sex 'n' PopSex 'n' Pop (TV Mini-series) Herself  Less 2004– 
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary SpecialLate Night with Conan O'Brien: 10th Anniversary Special (TV Special) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment101 Most Shocking Moments in Entertainment (TV Movie) Herself - #98 Melissa Etheridge Delivers Baby Shocker (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Eminem: Behind the MaskEminem: Behind the Mask (Video) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Sesame StreetSesame Street (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1998 )  Less 1998
    • Episode #29.50 (Jan 23, 1998) Herself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Late Night with Conan O'BrienLate Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994
    • Episode #1.179 (May 26, 1994) Herself (archive footage)  Less

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