Michelle Renee Clunie is an American actress best known for playing Melanie Marcus in Showtime's Queer as Folk, Ellen Beals in ABC Family's Make It Or Break It, and DeeDee Landrow in The Jeff Foxworthy Show. In Teen Wolf, she played Mrs. Finch, the strict but fair science teacher that is later revealed to be an Alpha Werewolf and member of the Primal Pack.
Note: due to Clunie's extensive acting career, this is a truncated list of her work. See the IMDB and Wikipedia links below to see her entire filmography
|1994||Hot Line||Jesse Summerfield||Episode: The Homecoming|
|1994||Silk Stalkings||Annie||Episode: The Scarlet Shadow|
|1995||The Preston Episodes||Meredith||Episode: The Adam Gets Promoted Episode|
|1996||The Jeff Foxworthy Show||DeeDee Landrow||5 episodes|
|1996||Space: Above and Beyond||Jennifer Brandt||Episode: Never No More|
|1996||ER||Gretchen||Episode: Working Girl|
|1997||Boy Meets World||Kelly||Episode: B & B's B'n B|
|1997||Chicago Sons||Kelley||Episode: Love in the Time of Cicadas|
|1997||Pensacola: Wings of Gold||Renny Green||Episode: Birds of Prey|
|1998||The Tony Danza Show||Maggie||Episode: Vision Quest|
|1999||JAG||Sally Wexler||Episode: Contemptuous Words|
|2000||Diagnosis Murder||Maeve Michaels||Episode: Jake's Women|
|2002||Judging Amy||Nancy||Episode: Come Back Soon|
|2000-2005||Queer as Folk||Melanie Marcus||83 episodes|
|2006||House||Judy||Episode: No Reason|
|2006||Without a Trace||Cindy Peterson||Episode: Candy|
|2007||The Closer||Dr. Leonard||Episode: Blindsided|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Paulla Kingsley||Episode: The Grave Shift|
|2010||The Mentalist||Tara Harrington||Episode: Red All Over|
|2010||Lie to Me||Jane Prescott||Episode: Beyond Belief|
|2010-2011||Make It or Break It||Ellen Beals||9 episodes|
|2011||In Plain Sight||Sage Lorne / Britt Parnell||Episode: Girls, Interrupted|
|2013||NCIS||Meredith Dunn||Episode: Hit and Run|
|2014||Bones||Suzanne Levitt||Episode: The Master in the Slop|
|2015-2017||Teen Wolf||Mrs. Finch||9 episodes|
- In addition to a career in acting, Clunie also has a history as a ballet dancer and a violinist in recitals and opera orchestras.
- In fact, Clunie has stated that she sold her violin for $200 when she was nineteen years old in order to move to Los Angeles and pursue her acting career.
- Clunie is also an activist for civil rights, particularly for LGBT equality as well as for the Democratic Party as a whole.
- Clunie has residences in both New York City and Los Angeles.
- She has a French bulldog named Jimi.