May. 29th, 1961
Leavenworth, Kansas, USA
Melissa Etheridge's Main TV Roles
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- Her partner 'Julie Cypher' (qv) gave birth to two children, Bailey Jean (born in 1997) and Beckett (born in November 1998), which were adopted by Melissa.
- Was diagnosed with breast cancer (October 2004).
- Made headlines when she gave a noteworthy performance at the 2005 Grammy Awards for the first time since being diagnosed with cancer; showing up bald from her chemotherapy treatments.
- Is a fan of 'Bruce Springsteen' (qv) and the 'Dave Matthews Band' (qv).
- Announced in late 2005 that she is cancer-free and that she and partner 'Tammy Lynn Michaels' (qv) are planning to have a child.
- Announced that her longtime partner 'Tammy Lynn Michaels' (qv) is pregnant and expecting twins (2006).
- Close friends with 'Brad Pitt' (qv).
- Gay rights and environmental activist.