journey of melanie olmstead ends in yellowstone

Journey of Melanie Olmstead from Primary Suspect To Yellowstone


If you have seen Yellowstone, you might have noticed Melanie Olmstead as the respected tribute. Till then the quest for knowledge about her was circulating on the internet. 

One of the most watched shows Yellowstone has got viewers’ attention since its release in 2018. The series in its finale season gave tribute to some of its late crew. Cards on the screen are for paying tribute at the end of most of the episodes. Let’s see about her. 


When Yellowstone Season 5 is on the threshold to release, the netizens are excited about the show. The season will release in two parts on Nov. 13th this year. Yellowstone gave tribute to its several crew throughout the series like Alan Robert Murray, editor of the first season, and others. For those of you who don’t know about Melanie Olmstead in Yellowstone, head on below. 

Yellowstone which follows the tremendous conflict between the Dutton family and the outside world was shot in a beautiful location. And the scouting was led by Melanie Olmstead. 

Who was Melanie Olmstead in Yellowstone?

Melanie Olmstead was the location and transportation manager in Yellowstone. Due to her passionate love for animals, she got a contract in this Yellowstone. The production team hired her because of her extensive knowledge of ranching and conservation. With almost 20 years of experience, she was the right choice for Yellowstone.  


She died in May 2019 just before the release of Yeollowtsone season 2. Her connection with horses, conservation, and ranches dates back to her childhood. Everyone from Yellowstone paid special tribute to this free-spirited lady. She was 50 when she died. 

She was born in 1968 in a wonderful place in Utah. There’s not much information about her biological parents. We know only Reid Howard and Janet Corbridge raised her. On her social media profiles, she shared her affection for horses. 

Before joining the Hollywood industry, she was a part of African Women’s education initiatives. Some of her known projects are Hereditary, Frozen, John Carter, and Point Break. 



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