• Melissa McBride was working as a commercial casting director in Atlanta, GA. from 2000 until, in 2010, when unexpectedly offered the role of Carol Peletier in AMC’s The Walking Dead; McBride had worked previously with the show’s creator Frank Darabont three years prior, when cast for a brief role in his feature film “The Mist”.
  • McBride worked as a film and commercial casting director in Atlanta, Georgia from 2000 until 2010.
  • McBride guest starred in several television series, including American Gothic (1995), Profiler (1996), Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) and Dawson’s Creek (1998). She also starred in several short films, and appeared in Lifetime movie Living Proof (2008) in 2008.
  • McBride began her professional acting career in 1991 in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • McBride was born in Lexington, Kentucky and began acting in film and on television in the early 1990s.