“Thankful My Mother Is Still Here”

Melanie Griffith and Tippi Hedren

Melanie Griffith and Tippi Hedren

Melanie Griffith/Instagram

Melanie Griffith has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season.

On Monday, the Oscar-nominated actress, 65, shared a sweet photo on Instagram of herself and her mother Tippi Hedren cuddling up on a couch.

“Grateful that my mom is still here with us,” Griffith captioned her post, adding a black heart emoji alongside a photo of her and Hedren, 92, snuggled up on tiger-print pillows and cheetah.

Griffith’s post garnered comments from several celebrities, including Mario Lopez and Olivia Harrison, who offered additional love for both Griffith and Hedren.

“Love to you both ladies ❤️❤️,” wrote Griffith’s ex-husband Antonio Banderas, from whom she split in 2015 after nearly 20 years of marriage.

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As Griffith recapped her Thanksgiving weekend on Monday, the actress also shared a series of photos on Instagram of herself with her extended family, including ex-husband Don Johnson.

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“Lots of family time. ♥️,” Griffith wrote in the caption for her carousel of six photos from the weekend. “Grateful for each and every one of them. Laughter, memories and love.”

Melanie Griffith, Tippi Hedren

Melanie Griffith, Tippi Hedren

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Last January, Griffith celebrated her mother’s 92nd birthday by sharing a carousel of photos of her mother, best known for her starring role in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 film, on Instagram. birdsfor over years.

Among the images are a pair of recent photos showing Hedren’s goofy side and two black-and-white images from her younger years, including one of a baby Griffith as they sat in front of a plane.

“Happy birthday mom!! You are so beautiful, tenacious, graceful, elegant and YOU ARE 92 years old!!” wrote Griffith, 64. “Happy birthday, happy birthday. … I love you so much! 💙♥️💛🌈.”

Other celebrities shared their own birthday wishes for Hedren in the comments section of Griffith’s post at the time.

“Happy birthday 👏👏👏👏 beautiful mom 🙌🎈🎈🎈🎈🎼🎼💙,” said award-winning actress Rosanna Arquette.

Folk singer Nancy Sinatra wrote: “Happy birthday gorgeous!” while songwriter Carole Bayer Sager added: “Happy birthday to your mother.”

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Actresses Octavia Spencer and Gwyneth Paltrow also chimed in, calling Griffith’s photos “So amazing” and “So beautiful” respectively.

Griffith has made it a point to share photos of Hedren on Instagram for her mother’s birthday in recent years. She shared a similar tribute to Hedren for her 91st birthday in 2021, including several photos of the mother-daughter duo posing side-by-side and one of the birthday girl when she was 22.

“Happy Birthday Mom! You are as beautiful today at 91 as you were at 22 in this first photo. I love you so much. ♥️,” Griffith wrote at the time.

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