Melanie Olmstead, who worked in the film and television industry, notably on the series “Yellowstone,” passed away in 2019. The show paid tribute to her in the final episode of season 2.
Melanie Olmstead was a beloved crew member and part of the transportation and location team for various film and television productions in Utah, including the series “Yellowstone,” which stars Kevin Costner and follows the conflicts along the shared borders of a large cattle ranch, an Indian reservation, and land developers. She had a long career in the industry, contributing to other projects like “Good Joe Bell,” “Hereditary,” and “Point Break.”
Olmstead passed away on May 25, 2019, at the age of 50. While the cause of her death was not widely publicized, her passing was deeply felt by those who worked with her. In honor of her memory and contributions, the “Yellowstone” series dedicated the final episode of its second season to her. This tribute was a way for the cast and crew to acknowledge her impact and express their respect and affection for their late colleague.