Melinda McGraw (Didi Ravenal)
MELINDA MCGRAW (Didi Ravenal) grew up in the Boston area, the youngest of three artistic girls. She was a member of the Boston Children’s Theater and attended Buckingham Browne and Nichols school. She attended Bennington College briefly until she was accepted at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. After appearing in many theatrical productions in London’s West End and around the UK (including “Twelfth Night,” “Don Carlos,” and “The Foreigner”), she returned to the United States in 1990.
Some of her most memorable TV/film appearances include: Barbara Gordon in “The Dark Knight,” Dana Scully’s sister Melissa in “The X-Files,” Larry’s ambitious girlfriend in “The Larry Sanders Show” opposite Garry Shandling, Leanne Guilford in “Nutty Professor II: The Klumps” opposite Eddie Murphy, and Jenny Ferguson in Kevin Spacey’s directorial debut, “Albino Alligator.” She also won praise for her appearances as Bobbie Barrett in the award-winning AMC series “Mad Men.” McGraw is married to composer/recording artist Steve Pierson and they have one daughter.