Melinda Clarke played Julie Cooper on The O.C..

O.C. InformationEdit

She appeared as a guest star originally, and due to fan response was offered a contract for her role as Julie Cooper. Clarke accepted the role and has since become an integral part of the show's success.

Coincidentally, one of her appearances on CSI was with Kelly Rowan, who would later be her co-star on The O.C..


She was an American actress who has worked on television series and independent films. Clarke appeared in the daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives (where her father, John Clarke was a senior cast member), and starred on Soldier of Fortune, Inc. for both of its seasons. She also guest starred on Xena: Warrior Princess, Firefly, Charmed, and has had three memorable appearances on CSI where she occasionally plays the dominatrix, Lady Heather. She has a daughter, Kathryn with husband, Ernie Mirich. She resides in Beverly Hills, California.


  • The Animatrix: "Matriculated" (2003) (voice)
  • Charmed (2002) (TV series)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2001) (TV series)
  • Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (1997) (TV series)
  • Spawn (1997)
  • Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
  • Young Goodman Brown (1993)
  • Days of Our Lives (1965) (TV series) (1989–1990)
  • The Dawn of Massive Dicks (1981)

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