Justin Melvey

Recent Role:

Star on Death of a Saleswoman: Festival Version

Born:

5/7/1969, Sydney, Australia

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  • Justin Melvey joined Days of our Lives coming straight from Australia after being on Home and Away. He won the Logie Award for Best New Talent on Australian Television.
    Melvey is a former professional skier and model.
    After 2 years at Home and Away he became a Shakespearean thesbien having the lead role of "The Complete Works of Williams Shakespeare", he also played over 30 of Shakepeares' leading men including Hamlet,Titus,Macbeth and King Lear.
    His first role as an actor was in the student film called "The Promise Land" which led him to work on other films.
    He also did a television appearance on "The Young and the Restless".
    Now he is involved in an action series called "The Extremists". The idea of the series came from Justin's own love for extreme sports.
    Justin spent 10 years as a lifeguard and has a 2nd degree blackbelt in Japanese Shotokan Karate.
    Melvey is involved in many charities such as the Make-a-Wish Foundation and the Leukemia Foundation.
    Melvey is currently single and he lives in Los Angeles.moreless

    Gender:

    Male

    Birth Place:

    Sydney, Australia

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  • Quotes (7)

    • Justin: (on fellow Celebrity Survivor, Guy Leech) Guy’s the most ambitious competitor I’ve ever met. Guy and I just shook hands and said, ‘Hey, you’re in it for you, I’m in it for me. May the best man win’. That’s kind of the way it should be.

    • Guy Leech: (on fellow Celebrity Survivor, Justin) He was average to start with because he turned up unfit and overweight, but as he dropped the weight and was having to compete every day, he got tougher.

    • Justin: (on fellow Celebrity Survivor, Imogen Bailey) In the first challenge, I wanted to wring her neck because she couldn’t get the chest out of the water. Then she changed. She became competitive and very strong.

    • Imogen Bailey: (on fellow Celebrity Survivor, Justin) He’s got a black belt in karate and he was in the Australian ski team, so mentally he’s extremely strong as far as competing goes. He’s also a bit of a strategist and uses his good looks to charm you.

    • Justin (on appearing on Australia’s Celebrity Survivor): I think being a professional athlete before being a professional actor has taught me a lot about constructive criticism, determination, discipline and self control. But I do love my food and I do love my chocolate. So this will be a test of my willpower!

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    Trivia (4)

    • While Justin was on Celebrity Survivor, his tribe, the ‘Moso tribe’, secretly stole biscuits and sugar from the crew.

    • As a teenager, Justin represented Australia in freestyle skiing.

    • Justin won a Logie award for his role in Home and Away.

    • Justin’s luxury item for the Australian edition of Celebrity Survivor was his guitar.