Melanie Griffith Says It Was 'Scary' Having Cancer Removed from Her Nose: I 'Depend' on My Face

PEOPLE.com | 8/14/2018 | Staff
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Melanie Griffith recently went underwent a procedure to have some skin cancer removed from her nose — and the experience took a toll on the actress.

“It’s a scary thing when you’re an actress and you depend on your face for work,” the 61-year-old said in InStyle‘s September issue. “But I realize I have to put a Band-Aid on it, and it’s fine. I just look like a dork.”

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With a career that includes big screen hits like Body Double, Now and Then and Working Girl, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, the actress is eager to make the move to the stage.

“I think that theater is kinder on a 60-year-old face,” said Griffith, who starred as Roxie Hart in Chicago on Broadway in 1996.

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The mom of four believes she’s “not that beautiful” and thinks the industry changes for actors as they age.

“It’s a different deal when you’re older,” Griffith explained to...
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