Actress, Producer, Writer and Voice Over Artist. Melissa trained at The Oxford School of Drama and is based in London and Ireland.
She is of Irish and Guyanese heritage.
"Melissa lit up the set with her enthusiasm and inspired the whole cast and crew to do their best work, and immediately after the wrap I couldn't wait to work with her again."
Tommy Gillard, writer/director of Cut From Cloth
"Melissa brought a high level of commitment, professionalism and passion to the role, allied to a deep understanding of the character, and was a joy to work with. Her dedication and eternally positive outlook made the experience of working with her then, and since, a great experience, both creatively and personally."
James Meredith, writer
Melissa has moved to Hull until January 2020 to play Mother and Tiger Lily in Hull Truck's Peter Pan.
Melissa has just worked with immersive theatre company Dank Parish on a Peaky Blinders festival in Birmingham which had excellent reviews from the likes of GQ and more!
Melissa has just worked on a 3 days shoot at the National Film
and Television School with their next release of emerging
directors. She will be working alongside Alexis Rodney
(Guardians of the Galaxy, Kick Ass 2) and Ben Cawley
(Shetland and Doctor Who).
Melissa has just finished filming a supporting role in BBC'S
Doctors coming out Nov 2019.
She has also just finished filming for a Tipi Rental and Amazon Prime commercial .
Comedy Reel 2019
Directed by Phillip Staal
Melissa landed her debut feature film role this year in feature film, Lily.
Photo Credit: Celina Oier
Shelter Campaign January 2019
Directed by Chris Fowles
Actress & Co-Producer
on short film
'Through The Wall'.
Written & Directed by Tommy Gillard
Photo Credit: Owain Astles
Through The Wall 2018
Melissa had the exciting opportunity to co-produce Through The Wall alongside Simeon Costello of Spinning Path, after striking a great relationship on Cut From Cloth in late 2018,
Through The Wall
Directed by Marie Lingois Arthaud
"By far my most exciting acting job to date".
Shackles follows the story of 9 month pregnant Jessica as she comes to realise her perfect seeming world isn't quite what she thought it was.
Lead Role in BBC 's I- Reporter animation.
Directed by Neil Pymer (2018)
The interactive BBC iReporter Game, which was a campaign created by Aardman Animations (Wallace & Gromit, Chicken Run, Shaun the Sheep) to help young people think about news values. You can play the game by clicking here.
Producer, Writer & Actress
- The M&M Sketches -
Tanning Episode 7
When people mistake mixed race for fake tan!
Based on real events.
Dual Heritage Episode 6
Written and Produced by Melissa Dean
When Sheila meets an acting agent,
she gets a little less than she bargained for.
Based on real events.
Wifi Code Episode 3
Tina and Tara have brought only the essentials to get work done in their local pub. They only need tap water, wifi and a complimentary bread basket. Not too much to ask eh?
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