Crider, Missy 1974–

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CRIDER, Missy 1974–

(Melissa Crider)


Full name, Melissa Anne Crider; born June 13, 1974, in Columbia, SC.

Addresses: Manager—Mark Crider, 269 South Beverly Dr., Suite 246, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Katie Rhodes, Untitled Entertainment, 8436 West Third St., Suite 650, Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Career: Actress. Performed as a country music singer, 1980s; performer in musical theatre productions.

Awards, Honors: Named "young entertainer of the year," OMA awards, 1986; Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding performer in a children's special, 1994, for Love in the Dark Ages.


Film Appearances:

Lindsey Kelloway, Powder, Buena Vista, 1995.

Cindy, A Boy Called Hate, Dove, 1996.

Rhonda, Stand–Ins, First Look Pictures Releasing, 1997.

Conversations in Limbo, Limbo Productions, 1998.

Diva, The Sex Monster, Trimark Pictures, 1999.

Jordan, The Haven, Dreadnought Films/Javelin Entertainment, 1999.

(As Melissa Crider) Becky Meiks, Frailty (also known as Daemonisch and Nessuno e al sicuro), Lions Gate Films, 2001.

(As Melissa Crider) Diane/Betty, Mulholland Dr. (also known as Mulholland Drive), Universal Focus, 2001.

Tess Beckett, Instinct to Kill (also known as The Perfect Husband), New Concorde Home Entertainment, 2001.

Robin, Gigli, Columbia, 2003.

Athee Collins, Reeseville, Zenpix, 2004.

Mina, Until the Night, Pathfinder Pictures, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Sharon Rooney, a recurring role, Murder One, ABC, 1996.

(As Melissa Crider) Ellen "Satori" Polaski, The Others, NBC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Sally Allen, Lonesome Dove, CBS, 1989.

Dana Dalton, The Beast (also known as Peter Benchley's The Beast), NBC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Charlene Talbot, The Ernest Green Story, The Disney Channel, 1993.

Jill Sanders, A Mother's Revenge (also known as Desperate Justice), ABC, 1993.

Aggie O'Hanlon, Girls in Prison, Showtime, 1994.

Kimberly, Eyes of Terror (also known as Visions of Terror), NBC, 1994.

Joanna Blessing, Sleep, Baby, Sleep, ABC, 1995.

Lydia, Race against Time: The Search for Sarah, CBS, 1996.

Michelle Widener, Sins of the Mind, USA Network, 1997.

Olivia Harmon Parker/Lita Hogan, Quicksilver Highway, Fox, 1997.

Theta Kaplan, Alien Cargo, UPN, 1999.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Jenny Oliver, "Love in the Dark Ages," CBS Schoolbreak Specials, CBS, 1993.

Hilary, "Jane's House," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1994.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Janette, "In Arcadia Ego," Millennium, Fox, 1998.

(As Melissa Crider) Dana Moore, "Azrael's Breed," Strange World, ABC, 1999.

(As Melissa Crider) Janine Haywood, "Burked," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as CSI), CBS, 2001.

Minette Gifford, "Solidarity," The Guardian, CBS, 2002.

Claire, "To Sail beyond the Stars," Jeremiah, Showtime, 2002.

Appeared in "I Am Woman, Hear Me Snore!," an unaired episode of Good Advice, CBS.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Ellen Sutton, The Incredible Ida Early, NBC, 1987.

Suzanne Kowalski, Time Out for Dad, NBC, 1987.

Jennifer Cloverdale, Up to No Good, ABC, 1992.

(As Melissa Crider) Ellen "Satori" Polaski, The Others, NBC, 2000.



Movieline, July, 2000, p. 16.

TV Zone Special, November, 2000, pp. 19–21.