Tippi caught the eye of the great director Alfred Hitchcockwho gave her starring roles in The Birds and Marnie She went back to the stage in and played Scott Caan 's mother in a play that he wrote titled "No Way Around but Through. Griffith opened up to The Hollywood Reporter in October about her life following her split from ex-husband Antonio Banderas. Melanie became dependent to pain killers, however, returning to rehab in Ex-stepmother of Jesse Johnson. She recalled auditioning for director Adrian Lyne unsuccessfully twice.
Checked into a Marina Del Rey, California hospital to help her scale back on the use of painkillers she had been prescribed for a neck injury.
Melanie Griffith Rocks Bikini on Vacation in Sardinia!
Get breaking news and big stories on your desktop. Finding Paradise wherever I go Now They'll Climb It Themselves. She is involved in various charities, including raising funds for Tippi's Shambala preserve, a refuge for wild animals. I walk around with strength.