Melinda Page Hamilton is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Odessa Burakov on Lifetime's Devious Maids. Other television credits include recurring as Rebecca on SundanceTV's Rectify, Sandra on USA's Dig, Anna Draper on AMC's Mad Men, Malinda on HBO's Big Love, Janie Stillman on CBS' Cold Case, and Sister Mary Bernard on ABC's Desperate Housewives, plus countless guest appearances on a number of network series.
Melinda starred as Amy in Sleeping Dogs Lie, earning a Gotham Award nomination for Best Breakthrough. Other film credits include God Bless America, The Horseman, Nurses, Driftwood, and Promised Land.
Broadway credits include her debut as Diana Messerschmann/Isabelle in Ring Around the Moon (Belasco Theatre). Off-Broadway, she played Joanie in Our Lady of Sligo (Irish Repertory). Other theatre credits include Gwen Cavendish in The Royal Family (Mark Taper Forum); Cornelia in Cornelia (Old Globe Theatre); and Gloria Whitmore in Grace & Glorie (Colony Theatre).