Michelle Renee Clunie (born November 7, 1969) is an American film, stage and television actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Melanie Marcus on Showtime's Queer as Folk and as Ellen Beals on Make It or Break It.
Clunie attended the Academy of Professional Ballet before moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. In 1996, she supplied the voice for Grace Swanson in the game Eraser - Turnabout.
Over the years, Clunie has appeared in Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday and The Usual Suspects. She has also made guest appearances in several television shows, including JAG, Judging Amy, ER, Boy Meets World, Diagnosis Murder, House, Without a Trace, Make It or Break It and CSI. Clunie has toured in The Vagina Monologues. She also worked in Los Angeles on stage, and produced and starred in the original play A Comedy of Eros, for which she received the Drama-Logue Award for Best Actress.
|1993||Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday||Deborah - Dark-haired Camper|
|1995||The Usual Suspects||Sketch Artist|
|1996||The Jeff Foxworthy Show||DeeDee Landrow||5 episodes|
|1998||The Tony Danza Show||Maggie||1 episode|
|1999||Lost & Found||Gail|
|1999||V.I.P.||Mary Tepsin||1 episode|
|2000||Diagnosis: Murder||Maeve Michaels||1 episode|
|2000||Battery Park||Mrs. Fleishman||1 episode|
|2000–2005||Queer as Folk||Melanie Marcus||83 episodes|
|2006||Without a Trace||Cindy Peterson||1 episode|
|2007||The Closer||Dr. Leonard||1 episode|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Paulla Kingsley||1 episode|
|2010||The Mentalist||Tara Harrington||1 episode|
|2010–2011||Make It or Break It||Ellen Beals|
|2010||Lie to Me||Jane Prescott||1 episode|
|2011||Detroit 1-8-7||Alex Bergman||1 episode|
|2011||In Plain Sight||Sage Lorne / Britt Parnell||1 episode|
|2013||NCIS||Meredith Dunn||1 episode|