Melissa Etheridge

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Singer • Songwriter • Musician

Birth Name: Melissa Lou Etheridge

Birth Date: May 29, 1961

Age: 63 years old

Birth Place: Leavenworth, Kansas

Melissa Etheridge is a talented singer-songwriter who has charmed countless audiences both as a musician and an entertainer. Etheridge worked on a variety of TV and movie projects during her early entertainment career, including "Camp Christmas" (1993), "I Had Three Wives" (CBS, 1984-85), "It Was a Wonderful Life" with Jodie Foster (1993), "Teresa's Tattoo" (1994) starring Adrienne Shelly, "Weeds" (1987) and "Where the Day Takes You" with Dermot Mulroney (1992).

In the nineties, Etheridge devoted her time to various credits, such as "The 1994 MTV Video Music Awards" (MTV, 1994-95), "Boys on the Side" (1995), "Behind the Music" and "The Devil's Own" (1997) starring Harrison Ford. Etheridge had a number of different projects under her belt in the early 2000s, including "You Rock with..." and "Dancing With the Stars" (ABC, 2004-). Etheridge most recently appeared on "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! - Countdown to Music's Biggest Night" (2013-14). Etheridge had four children.

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Melissa Etheridge: I'm Not BrokenStream

Self
Docuseries
2024

Can't Cancel Pride

Music Performer
Show
2024

Live with Kelly and MarkStream

Guest
Talk
2023

SPIN x Fire: Free Speech + Other Dirty Words

Guest
Show
2023

Who's Talking to Chris Wallace?Stream

Guest
Talk
2022

Access Daily With Mario & Kit

Guest
Show
2022

Nick Cannon

Guest
Talk
2021

CBS Mornings

Guest
News
2021

Melissa Etheridge: A Little Bit of Me Live in LA

Music Performer
Show
2020

MTV Unplugged at Home!

Music Performer
Show
2020

MTV Unplugged at Home!

Self
Show
2020

The Song

Guest
Series
2020

Ahead of the Curve

Self
Movie
2020

The Kelly Clarkson ShowStream

Music Performer
Talk
2019

Tamron Hall

Guest
Talk
2019

Today With Hoda & Jenna

Guest
Show
2019

Today 3rd Hour

Music Performer
Show
2018

A Long Road to Freedom: The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years

Music
Show
2018

Daily Blast Live

Guest
Show
2017

Live with Kelly and Ryan

Music Performer
Talk
2017

Soundtracks: Songs That Defined HistoryStream

Self
Series
2017

The Legend of 420

Self
Movie
2017

Mary Janes: The Women of Weed

Self
Movie
2017

Action Bronson Watches Ancient Aliens

Guest
Show
2016

En riktig hit - vad är det?

Actor
Show
2016

The Late Show With Stephen ColbertStream

Guest
Talk
2015

The Late Show With Stephen ColbertStream

Music Performer
Talk
2015

Melissa Etheridge: Monster (Live)

Music Performer
Show
2015

Melissa Etheridge: A New Thought For Christmas

Actor
Show
2014

The Meredith Vieira Show

Music Performer
Talk
2014

Hollywood Today Live

Guest
Show
2014

The Queen Latifah Show

Music Performer
Talk
2013

The Big Interview With Dan RatherStream

Guest
Series
2013

Hollywood Game Night

Guest
Game Show
2013

A Home for the Holidays With Rascal Flatts

Music Performer
Show
2012

Live! With Kelly and Michael

Music Performer
Talk
2012

Larry King NowStream

Guest
Talk
2012

CBS This Morning: Saturday

Music Performer
Show
2012

CBS This Morning

Guest
Show
2012

Melissa Etheridge: Falling Up

Music Performer
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2012

LIVE with Kelly

Music Performer
Show
2011

LIVE with Kelly

Music Performer
Talk
2011

Infinity Hall Live

Music Performer
Show
2011

The 12th Annual A Home for the Holidays

Music Performer
Show
2010

ConanStream

Guest
Talk
2010

Access Hollywood Live

Guest
Show
2010

Who Do You Think You Are?Stream

Guest Star
Reality
2010

Melissa Etheridge: Fearless Love

Music Performer
Show
2010

The 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors

Music Performer
Show
2009

The Dr. Oz Show

Guest
Talk
2009

Watch What Happens Live With Andy CohenStream

Guest
Talk
2009

Watch What Happens Live With Andy CohenStream

Self
Talk
2009

10th Annual A Home for the Holidays With Faith Hill

Music Performer
Show
2008

The Bonnie Hunt Show

Music Performer
Talk
2008

The Doctors

Guest
Talk
2008

My Night at the Grammys

Host
Show
2007

Chelsea Lately

Actor
Talk
2007

The Better Show

Guest
Show
2007

Melissa Etheridge: California

Music Performer
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2007

Rachael Ray ShowStream

Music Performer
Talk
2006

etalk

Guest
Show
2006

Melissa Etheridge: I Need to Wake Up

Music Performer
Show
2006

The Martha Stewart Show

Guest
Reality
2005

Dancing With the StarsStream

Music Performer
Reality
2005

The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson

Music Performer
Talk
2005

Melissa Etheridge: Refugee

Music Performer
Show
2005

The Insider

Guest
Show
2004

Tavis Smiley

Guest
Talk
2004

Melissa Etheridge: This Moment

Music Performer
Show
2004

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Music Performer
Talk
2003

American IdolStream

Music Performer
Reality
2003
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Melissa Etheridge Live... and Alone

Executive Producer
Movie
2002

The Concert for New York City

Actor
Show
2001

Live With Regis and Kelly

Music Performer
Show
2001

Big Sound

Guest Star
Show
2000

The Early Show

Music Performer
Show
1999

The Sissy Duckling

Voice
Elmer's Mama
Show
1999

Beyond Chance

Host
Show
1999

The Daily Show With Jon StewartStream

Guest
Talk
1999

Jackie's Back!

Self
Movie
1999

In Performance at The White House

Music Performer
Special
1998

The ViewStream

Guest
Talk
1997

The ViewStream

Music Performer
Talk
1997

King of the HillStream

Guest Voice
Topaz/Singing Hippie
Series
1997

Access Hollywood

Guest
News
1996

VH1 Storytellers

Self
Show
1996

Saturday Night Special

Guest Star
Show
1996

EllenStream

Guest Star
Series
1994

MTV Unplugged

Self
Show
1993

FrasierStream

Guest Voice
Cleo
Series
1993
95%

Melissa Etheridge: Come To My Window

Music Performer
Show
1993

Melissa Etheridge: I'm the Only One

Music Performer
Show
1993

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno

Music Performer
Talk
1992

Melissa Etheridge: Ain't It Heavy

Music Performer
Show
1992

Melissa Etheridge: You Can Sleep While I Drive

Music Performer
Show
1989

The Oprah Winfrey ShowStream

Guest
Talk
1986

The Oprah Winfrey ShowStream

Music Performer
Talk
1986

Entertainment Tonight

Guest
News
1981

Good Morning America

Actor
News
1975

Good Morning America

Music Performer
News
1975

Great PerformancesStream

Music Performer
Franchise
1972

Today

Music Performer
News
1952

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