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Who Is 'Easter Sunday' Melody Butiu? Meet Her Husband Alan Combies And Their Children

By Sriyukta Pradhananga | August 5, 2022 09:00 AM

Melody Butiu has an experience of more than 2 decades in the entertainment industry and is a versatile actress who is a singer as well ( Source : Cnn59 )

48-year-old actress Melody Butiu will play the role of Tita Yvonne in the highly awaited movie Easter Sunday, starring Joy Koy. If everything goes as planned, it will be released on August 5.

For the past 13 years, Melody Butiu has been in a relationship with a clarity coach, Alan Combies.

The Filipino-American actress has had a vibrant acting career, and her works are enjoyed by her fans worldwide. The actress has an infectious smile, which has made many fall in love with her. 

The This Is Us famed actress has worked for two decades in Hollywood but still has a day job. Was she not given roles? Or does she enjoy doing a 9-to-5 job? So, to learn some more facts about the actress, scroll down below.

Quick Facts About Melody Butiu

Real Name Melody Butiu
Age48
Date of BirthJuly 8, 1974
Father's NameRomeo Butiu
Mother's NameAurora Castillo Butiu
Brother's NameKoya John Butiu
Sister's NamePrecious Butiu
BoyfriendAlan Combies
ProfessionActress & Singer
NationalityAmerican
Net Worth $500,000

Who Is Melody Butiu? Wiki Details

Melody Butiu, the actress who has starred in many famous TV series such as NCIS, and Modern Family, has an illustrious career of more than two decades in Hollywood. The actress is not listed on Wikipedia even though she has 39 acting credits.

The actress has starred alongside some of the most renowned names in Hollywood and has got the opportunity to be directed by Des McAnuff and Alex Timbers. 

Melody Butiu as seen on the red carpet of Easter Sunday, which had it's premiere on July 29, 2022
Melody Butiu as seen on the red carpet of Easter Sunday, which had it's premiere on July 29, 2022 ( Source : Instagram )

Born in New York City, Butiu's whole world turned upside down after her mother passed away in 1991, and she had to settle in Washington State with her father and stepmother.

The This Is Us famed actress lost her mother at a relatively young age but being the middle child, Butiu took the role of a mediator between the siblings.

The actress has always maintained a great relation with all her peers and is loved by everyone on the sets.
The actress has always maintained a great relation with all her peers and is loved by everyone on the sets. ( Source : Instagram )

Butiu recalls how sad she would feel when a Filipino actress would get no recognition in Hollywood and would be type cast into playing such diminutive roles.

Now the actress is set to be the first Filipino-American family to star in a major studio film on Easter Sunday.

The Filipino actress is under Ellis Talent Group and LA Talent in Los Angeles, Headline Talent Agency in New York, and SLJ Management.

​What Is Melody Butiu's Age And Height?

Melody Buitu, age 48, was born on July 8, 1974, and is a petite woman with a height of 5ft 4 inches.

The actress lost her mother when she was 17 due to a brain tumor, which later developed into cancer.

Melody had a hard time navigating through this challenging stage of life, and to make the matter worse, her father lost his job, leaving him unemployed.

Melody Butiu might have started her Broadway career late but she has certainly excelled at it. The actress as seen above on the sets of Sarofim Theatre
Melody Butiu might have started her Broadway career late but she has certainly excelled at it. The actress as seen above on the sets of Sarofim Theatre ( Source : Instagram )

Melody, in 1999, at the age of 26, graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with a Master of Fine Arts degree.

Many start their Broadway career at a young age, but Butiu embarked on her journey when she was 41 years old in 2015.

She starred in the play Doctor Zhivago at The Broadway Theatre, and in the spring of 2017, she reprised her role as Estrella in David Byrne and Fatboy Slim’s Here Lies Love at Seattle Repertory Theatre.

Meet Melody Butiu Boyfriend And Life Partner Alan Combies

Melody Butiu's boyfriend is life coach Alan Combies. The two have been together for 13 years, but Alan is yet to propose to the actress. They celebrate their anniversary every year on August 27.

Alan Combies, 51 years old, is a versatile man. He is a life coach by day and a drummer by night.

He plays with his band Dinosaur Tooth, and they released their first full album last year on June 18.

Melody Butitu and her partner Alan Combies have been in relationship for more than a decade but don't expect any wedding bells to be ringing as clarified by the actress.
Melody Butitu and her partner Alan Combies have been in relationship for more than a decade but don't expect any wedding bells to be ringing as clarified by the actress. ( Source : Cnn59 )

The couple has made music together, with Butiu even singing on some occasions with Dinosaur Tooth.

The two travel together and celebrate their diverse culture, with Alan even traveling to the Philippines to meet the actress's family.

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Who Are Melody Butiu and Alan Combies Children? 

Melody and Alan do not have any children together even though they have been in a relationship for 13 years.

The couple is living a chill lifestyle in Manhattan Beach, California. 

Alan supports Melody on the red carpet of her movies and TV shows, and Melody attends concerts by Dinosaur Tooth. Melody recently said in a podcast interview that even after all these years, she still has a crush on Alan.

What are Melody Butiu's hobbies?

Melody Butiu loves to knit, cook and bake during her free time.

Does Melody Butiu have any other job?

Apart from being an actress, Melody Butiu has a day job. She works in HR at a restaurant called Veggie Grill.

In what show did Melody Butiu participate?

Melody Butiu participated in the game show, Don't Forget the Lyrics and won $25,000.

Is Melody Butiu on Instagram?

Melody Butiu is on Instagram with the username @themelodybutiu

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