Melanie Griffith Had Skin Cancer Surgery

Melanie Griffith, left, accompanies her husband Antonio Banderas as they pose for photographers during arrivals for the world premiere of the film "Take the Lead" in New York, Tuesday, April 4, 2006. (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson)
AP Photo/Stuart Ramson
A representative for Melanie Griffith says the actress has had surgery to remove early stages of skin cancer from her face.

Spokeswoman Robin Baum said Thursday the procedure was done early enough to prevent further complications.

The 52-year-old Griffith was left with a black eye after the surgery.

The "Working Girl" star has a 12-year-old daughter with her husband, actor Antonio Banderas. Griffith also has an adult son and daughter from previous relationships.

She is set to appear on an episode of TV's "Nip/Tuck" next year.