Melanie Mayron

Melanie Mayron

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 1952-10-20 (68 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

39 Movies · 38 TV shows

Also Known As: Melanie Joy Mayron

Biography

Melanie Joy Mayron (born October 20, 1952) is an American actress and director of film and television. Mayron is best known for portraying the role of photographer Melissa Steadman on the ABC drama thirtysomething for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 1989. In 2018, the Santa Fe Film Festival honored Mayron for her outstanding contributions to film and television.

Personal Life

Mayron was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Norma (née Goodman), a real estate agent, and David Mayron, a pharmaceutical chemist. Her family is Jewish; Mayron's father is from a Sephardic background (the original surname was "Mizrahi"), while her mother is of Russian descent. She trained as an actress at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.In 1998, she and her chemist father developed a line of skincare products for babies and adults called Mayron's Goods.Mayron was in a long-term relationship with screenwriter and producer Cynthia Mort, with whom she shared co-parenting of their two children.

Movies & TV shows

2020.

3 TV shows
TV
Diary of a Future President

Diary of a Future President

2020
Elena, the future president of the United States, is told from her diary the ups and downs of middle school.
TV
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector

Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector

2020
After a serious accident at the hands of a notorious serial killer forced him out of the field, former NYPD detective and forensic genius Lincoln Rhyme was at the top of his game. When Amelia Sachs, a...
TV
The Baker and the Beauty

The Baker and the Beauty

2020
The family bakery is where Daniel is working and doing what his Cuban parents and siblings expect him to do. His life moves into the spotlight after he met Noa Hamilton, an international fashion mogul...

2019.

1 TV show
TV
The Enemy Within

The Enemy Within

6.5
2019
The most notorious traitor in American history is a brilliant former CIA officer namedErica Shepherd. With nowhere else to turn, FBI Agent Will enlisted Shepherd to help track down a dangerous and elu...

2018.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Charmed

Charmed

6.52
2018
Charmed is set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne and follows the lives of three sisters who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of al...
Snapshots

Snapshots

2018
Rose has called the lake house her home for 50 years. She is not getting any younger and her daughter is worried about Rose being alone. There are some memories that she doesn't want to leave. When a ...

2017.

1 TV show
TV
SEAL Team

SEAL Team

6.33
2017
The lives of the elite Navy Seals as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask of them.

2015.

1 TV show
TV
Stitchers

Stitchers

6
2015
A young woman is recruited into a secret government agency that will use her memories to investigate murders.

2014.

2 TV shows
TV
Jane the Virgin

Jane the Virgin

6.3
2014
A comedy-drama follows a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her religious family and make the right choices about her child. The ...
TV
Faking It

Faking It

6.09
2014
Two friends who love each other are the subject of a romantic comedy. After many failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which catapults them to instant celebrit...

2013.

2 Movies
Playdate

Playdate

2013
Amy is a new mom who left her high powered job in the city to focus her attention on raising her daughter, she is also new to the mommy politics that come with it. Grace seems to be the answer to Amy'...
Breaking the Girls

Breaking the Girls

1
2013
A naive college student loses a scholarship and makes a pact with a mysterious friend to kill off their enemies.

2012.

1 Movie
Little Women Big Cars

Little Women Big Cars

2012
Four soccer moms struggle to balance their busy schedules, family lives, and sanity: Meg, an overachieving people pleaser; Barbara, a recent divorcee; Rocky, a high-maintenance diva; and Connie, a cur...

2011.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Mean Girls 2

Mean Girls 2

6.68
2011
The father of a friend of Jo's asked her to befriend an ostracized girl in exchange for paying her college costs. The girls are fighting.
TV
Switched at Birth

Switched at Birth

6.88
2011
The story of two teenage girls who were switched in the hospital. Bay Kennish was raised in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while a woman who lost her hearing at an early age was rais...

2010.

1 TV show
TV
Pretty Little Liars

Pretty Little Liars

6.31
2010
The series follows the lives of four girls who have a falling apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year later, they begin receiving messages from someone using the name "A" wh...

2009.

2 TV shows
TV
Drop Dead Diva

Drop Dead Diva

6.3
2009
A shallow model dies in an accident and her soul comes back to her in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney.
TV
10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

2009
Bianca couldn't be less like her sister, but kinda conformist. Being new at school and their dad are the only things they have in common.

2008.

3 TV shows
TV
In Treatment

In Treatment

5.36
2008
Set within the highly charged confines of individual psychotherapy sessions. Paul Weston, a therapist who exhibits an insightful, reserved demeanor while treating his patients, but displays a cripplin...
TV
90210

90210

5.87
2008
Several students at the fictional West Beverly Hills High School are included in 90210, including new Beverly Hills residents Annie Wilson and Dixon Wilson. Harry Wilson returned from Kansas to his ch...
TV
Lipstick Jungle

Lipstick Jungle

4.83
2008
Lipstick Jungle was created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal. The best-selling novel of the same name was the basis for the hour-long series. Gary Winick directed the pilot.

2007.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Greek

Greek

6.75
2007
The most powerful girl in the Greek system is about to be crowned. Her little brother is a nerd. He sees Cyprus-Rhodes University as an opportunity to create a new identity.
TV
Tell Me You Love Me

Tell Me You Love Me

6
2007
This riveting and provocative drama series explores issues of intimacy within the lives of three couples and the therapist they share.
Itty Bitty Titty Committee

Itty Bitty Titty Committee

2007
Anna hooks up with the feminists in The Itty Bitty Titty Committee.

2006.

1 TV show
TV
Beyond the Break

Beyond the Break

2006
Four women are pursuing their dreams of becoming professional surfers. In order to remain afloat, each of them must overcome issues to capture surf fame from Wavesync, a struggling surf company.

2005.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Campus Confidential

Campus Confidential

2005
There is a school. A lot of people are in this picture. Some students are preferred over others. There are many embarrassing secrets of popular kids who think they run the campus that are exposed by t...
TV
Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds

5.96
2005
An elite team of FBI profilers watch over the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. David Rossi is a founding member of the BAU who returns to ...
The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie

The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie

6
2005
After making it to the top of the charts, members of the Silver Boulders find themselves undermined by internal squabbling as the bandmates seek different creative directions.

2004.

1 Movie

2002.

2 Movies
Clockstoppers

Clockstoppers

8
2002
Finding a way to buy a car has been the greatest challenge of Zak's life. He discovered an odd wristwatch while looking at his father's inventions. The world around him seems to stop as everyone is fr...
Slap Her... She's French

Slap Her... She's French

2002
Football players, cheerleaders and beauty queens rule the hallways at Splendona High School. Starla Grady is the most popular girl in school. Genevieve LePlouff, a French foreign exchange student, arr...

2000.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Ed

Ed

4.33
2000
After his wife leaves him and he's fired from his job at a high-profile New York city law firm, Ed Stevens moves back to his hometown and tries to win the heart of his high school crush.
Range of Motion

Range of Motion

2000
A woman thinks her husband will recover from a coma during the holiday season.

1999.

2 TV shows
TV
Wasteland

Wasteland

1999
Six post-collegiate professionals in New York City bond as they struggle to make sense of pointless jobs and unrequited love.
TV
Providence

Providence

4.75
1999
Providence is a television show.

1998.

1 TV show
TV
Dawson's Creek

Dawson's Creek

7.25
1998
The fictional lives of a close-knit group of teenagers through high school and college are depicted in the American teen drama.

1997.

1 Movie
Toothless

Toothless

6.11
1997
A female dentist is given the assignment to act as the tooth fairy in order to be admitted into heaven after her death in an accident.

1996.

2 TV shows
TV
Arliss

Arliss

1996
A behind-the-scenes look at the glamorous, big-money world of professional sports following L.A. Arliss Michaels has an inability to say no to clients and employees.
TV
Nash Bridges

Nash Bridges

6
1996
Nash Bridges works for the San Francisco Police Department. He uses humor and charm to fight crime. A wisecracking partner comes out of retirement.

1995.

2 Movies
Freaky Friday

Freaky Friday

1995
Ellen and her daughter, who is fun-loving, don't always get along. Both wished the other in her shoes after a particularly frustrating argument. With no choice but to live each others' lives, Ellen ca...
The Baby-Sitters Club

The Baby-Sitters Club

5.46
1995
It's the story of seven very different best friends, and one summer that will bring them together like never before.

1994.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
New York Undercover

New York Undercover

1
1994
Detective J.C is the star of New York Undercover. Two undercover detectives in New York City's Fourth Precinct were assigned to investigate various crimes and gang-related cases.
Drop Zone

Drop Zone

3.5
1994
A team of skydiving crooks led by a rogue DEA agent specialize in landing on police roofs and breaking in so they can steal undercover agents' files and sell them to drug lords. A federal marshal lost...

1993.

2 Movies · 3 TV shows
Other Women's Children

Other Women's Children

1993
A doctor's relationship with a terminally ill child adds pressure to her already rocky marriage as she spends more time with her patient and gradually neglects her home life.
Ordeal in the Arctic

Ordeal in the Arctic

1993
Everybody expected military flight Boxtop 22 from Thule into the vast frozen wilderness of Canada's North Western territories to be boring routine, but in a matter of minutes a crash reduces Gulf War ...
TV
TriBeCa

TriBeCa

1993
TriBeCa was a television drama anthology series created by David J. Burke and co-produced with Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal for TriBeCa Productions in 1993 that aired on the Fox Network. The seri...
TV
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

6.7
1993
The Man of Steel's early adult years were more focused on in the lavish version of the popular television series which had first aired forty years earlier. Clark Kent's creation of Superman was aided ...
TV
Moon Over Miami

Moon Over Miami

1993
Moon Over Miami is a short-lived American comedy series that aired on ABC.

1992.

1 TV show
TV
The Larry Sanders Show

The Larry Sanders Show

1992
The character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid host of a late night talk show, was created by Shandling. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective producer Art...

1990.

2 Movies
My Blue Heaven

My Blue Heaven

6
1990
Barney Coopersmith is an FBI agent. It's difficult to keep a low profile in the witness protection program. Coopersmith is trying to keep Antonelli away from the Mafia hitmen who want to stop him test...
The Earth Day Special

The Earth Day Special

1990
The Earth Day Special aired on ABC on April 22, 1990 An all-star cast addressed concerns about global warming and other environmental ills in a two hour special sponsored by Time Warner.

1989.

1 Movie
Checking Out

Checking Out

1989
After his best friend died of a heart attack, Ray Macklin became obsessed with his own mortality. Ray's life turned into a slapstick farce of health-crazed anxiety and hypochondria after he was convin...

1988.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers

1988
Two dippy roommates, struggling musicians, are asked by a drug-dealing friend-of-a-friend Diane to baby-sit a bag containing nearly a million dollars in order to avoid trouble. When the money is in th...
TV
LIVE with Kelly and Ryan

LIVE with Kelly and Ryan

1988
A morning talk show with A-list celebrity guests, top-notch performances and one-of-a-kind segments are unparalleled on daytime television.

1987.

1 TV show
TV
thirtysomething

thirtysomething

1
1987
Thirtysomething is an American television drama about a group of baby boomers in their late thirties. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick for MGM/UA Television Group and The Bedford...

1986.

1 Movie
The Boss' Wife

The Boss' Wife

1986
The stockbroker is trying to climb the corporate ladder. His boss' beautiful and flirtatious wife is the only thing stopping him.

1985.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story

Wallenberg: A Hero's Story

1985
A Swedish diplomat saved thousands of lives during the Holocaust.
TV
The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone

6
1985
The style of the 1980s revival of the classic sci-fi series is similar to that of the original anthology series. The stories are usually horror or suspense and have a surprising twist at the end. The ...

1983.

1 Movie
Will There Really Be a Morning?

Will There Really Be a Morning?

1983
This is the story of an actress who was in an insane asylum and struggled with mental illness.

1982.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Missing

Missing

6
1982
Ed Horman had real-life experiences. A conservative American businessman is going to investigate the disappearance of his son after a right-wing military takeover. A trail of cover-ups implicates the ...
TV
Cagney & Lacey

Cagney & Lacey

1982
Both Mary Beth Lacey and Chris Cagney are NYPD police detectives. One of the great crime-fighting duos of all time is made up of a person who is tough and a person who is sensitive.

1981.

3 Movies
The Best Little Girl in the World

The Best Little Girl in the World

1981
Casey Powell is a young teenage girl who is secretly suffering from anorexia nevosa, a mental and physical illness of deliberately starving herself or self-induced vomiting, because of her troubled ho...
Heartbeeps

Heartbeeps

1981
Domestic robots fall in love.
Lily: Sold Out

Lily: Sold Out

1981
After taking her successful Broadway show to Las Vegas, she is faced with a tough decision: keep her material the way she originally intended, or change her act for mass appeal.

1980.

1 Movie
Playing for Time

Playing for Time

1980
When a Jew is plucked from the stage and sent to Auschwitz, she and other musicians are tasked with using their talents to soothe fellow prisoners who are sentenced to die in the gas chambers.

1978.

2 Movies
The Great Smokey Roadblock

The Great Smokey Roadblock

1978
Henry Fonda plays an old truck driver who takes off with no money after stealing his prized rig in California. Eleanor is on his tractor. John met Eleanor Roosevelt. He pulls a Fruehauf van. If you dr...
Girlfriends

Girlfriends

1978
A photographer and her best friend are living together. She has small- change jobs. She had to learn how to live alone after her roommate left.

1977.

1 Movie
You Light Up My Life

You Light Up My Life

1977
Laurie has been in show business since she was a child. Her dream is to be a singer, songwriter and actress. Her father wants her to be a comedian like him and Laurie only tries because it pleases her...

1976.

2 Movies
Gable and Lombard

Gable and Lombard

1976
Gable and Lombard had a love affair.
Car Wash

Car Wash

1976
A group of friends working at a car wash in the LA ghetto are the focus of a cult comedy. The team meets dozens of eccentric customers, including a smooth-talking preacher, a wacky cab driver and an e...

1975.

2 Movies
Minestrone

Minestrone

1975
A paranoid film maker is tortured by his taste for Italian soup.
Hustling

Hustling

1975
The film is based on Gail Sheehy's book and chronicles how a reporter for a New York City magazine decided to investigate the city's prostitution industry to find out who was making all the money. Man...

1974.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
Rhoda

Rhoda

1974
The American sitcom "Rhod" had over 100 episodes from 1974 to 1978. In The Mary Tyler Moore Show,Harper played the role of the Jewish neighbor and best friend of Mary Richards. She returned to her hom...
The Gambler

The Gambler

1974
Freed is an English professor in New York City. A severe gambling addiction is threatening to destroy Freed.
Harry and Tonto

Harry and Tonto

6
1974
Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City where his late wife and he raised his children--where he's lived all his life. When the building he lives in is tor...

1972.

1 TV show
TV
ABC Afterschool Special

ABC Afterschool Special

1972
The ABC Afterschool Special was an American television anthology series that aired on ABC from 1972 to 1997. Most episodes were of interest to children and teenagers. Several episodes were presented a...

1969.

1 TV show
TV
Medical Center

Medical Center

6.17
1969
Medical Center aired on CBS from 1969 to 1976. MGM Television produced it.
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