Melinda Clarke is an American actress who portrayed Kelly Donovan on The Vampire Diaries. She is best known for her appearances on the TV series The O.C. and Days of Our Lives. Melinda has a role in the CW TV series called Nikita that played after The Vampire Diaries.


Melinda Clarke

Melinda Clarke was born on April 24, 1969 in Dana Point, California. She was raised by her ballet dancer mother Patricia and actor father John. She has a brother named Joshua and a sister named Heidi (who died in 1994 of a malignant heart tumor). Melinda graduated from Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, California with the Class of 1987. Was in the Drama Club and took part in school productions. At the age of 18 she moved to L.A. and launched her career in acting and modeling. She now has a daughter named Catherine Grace, who was born in early 2000.


Year Title Type Role
2017 Enough About You TV Movie Chelsea Kirk
2018 Swedish Dicks TV Series Rebecca Glos
2010-2017 The Vampire Diaries TV Series Kelly Donovan
2016 Gotham TV Series Grace Van Dahl
2015 CSI: Immortality TV Movie Lady Heather
2014 Dallas TV Series Tracey McKay
2014 How Divine! TV Movie Chelsea Kirk
2010-2013 Nikita TV Series Amanda
2013 Vegas TV Series Lena Cavallo
2012 Nikita: Codebreaker Video Game Amanda
2005-2011 Entourage TV Series Melinda Clarke
2001-2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation TV Series Lady Heather / Dr. Kessler
2010 Ghost Whisperer TV Series Donna
2008-2009 Eli Stone TV Series Dr. Lee
2008 Chuck TV Series Sasha Banacheck
2008 King of the Hill TV Series Charlene
2007 The Man TV Movie Brooke McCluskey
2007 Reaper TV Series Mimi
2007 She Drives Me Crazy TV Movie Blithe Meacham
2003-2007 The O.C. TV Series Julie Cooper / Julie Cooper-Nichol
2006 Avatar: The Last Airbender TV Series Madame Macmu-Ling
2004 Dynamite Beta
2003 Mission: Impossible - Operation Surma Video Game Sofia Ivanescu (voice)
2003 Firefly TV Series Nandi
2003 Matriculated Short Alexa (English version, voice)
2003 The Animatrix Alexa (segment "Matriculated") (voice)
2002-2003 The District TV Series Detective Olivia Cahill
2003 Tremors TV Series Dr. Megan Flint
2002 .com for Murder Agent Williams
2002 Everwood TV Series Sally Keyes
2002 Charmed TV Series The Siren
2002 First Monday TV Series
2002 Cold Sweat Video Starring
2001 Star Trek: Enterprise TV Series Sarin / Suliban Sarin
1997-2000 Nash Bridges TV Series
2000 The Pretender TV Series Miss Eve
1997-1999 Soldier of Fortune, Inc. TV Series Margo Vincent
1997 Critics and Other Freaks Mrs. M
1997 Spawn Jessica Priest
1997 Sliders TV Series Alisandra
1997 Seinfeld TV Series Alex
1997 Xena: Warrior Princess TV Series Velasca
1997 Soldier of Fortune TV Movie Margo Vincent
1996 La lengua asesina Candy
1996 Mulholland Falls Cigarette Girl
1996 Strange Luck TV Series Lola Vale
1995 Return to Two Moon Junction Savannah Delongpre
1994 Heaven Help Us TV Series Lexy Monroe / Lex Monroe
1994 The George Carlin Show TV Series Christy
1993 Young Goodman Brown Faith Brown
1993 Return of the Living Dead III Julie Walker (as Mindy Clarke)
1992 Out for Blood Laura (as Mindy Clarke)
1992 Hot Under the Collar Monica (as Mindy Clarke)
1991 Jake and the Fatman TV Series Angel Alexander
1989-1990 Days of Our Lives TV Series Faith Taylor


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