Melissa Bolona

as Poppy Krivoy in the movie Flower Shop Mystery: Snipped in the Bud

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Was born at Greenwich (now is 49 years old) in Connecticut, USA

Melissa was born in Greenwich, CT, grew up in NJ and spent a portion ofher tween years living in Lima, Peru. Her father is Peruvian, and shehas German, Cuban and Ukrainian heritage. She studied abroad at TheAmerican Business School in Paris, and graduated from Pace Universityin New York with a Degree in International Marketing. While abroadMelissa studied acting at Film Acting Paris and currently studies inNew York with renowned acting coach Harold Guskin and in LA with theequally renowned Gary Marks.

Represented theatrically by Mavrick Artists Agency LA and commerciallyby TWM Talent Agency LA, Melissa had her acting debut in the movies ofthe week, The Saint and The Ten, and her feature film debut in thesummer of 2015 with the theatrical release of In Stereo in which sheplayed the support female lead. Her other film roles include Shark Lakeand I am Wrath (starring John Travolta). She currently has 8 movieswrapped or in postproduction and heading to the festival circuit and/orrelease in 2016. These include Billy Boy, Frat Pack, The Year ofSpectacular Men, The Neighbor, Cops and Robbers, Snipped in the Bud,The Institute, and Dog Eat Dog in which she acts opposite Nicolas Cage. Additional projects in pre production include Firebrand, Nasty Habits,Category 5, Malicious and Case 27.

Melissa is represented for modeling by Wilhelmina Models in New York andLA and PMA Models Hamburg. She has appeared on a number of magazinecovers, most recently Vanidades, the largest Spanish language magazinein the US. She has also appeared in fashion editorials for Harper'sBazaar, Esquire, Forbes, Flaunt, Latina, Bella, Vanidades, and has beenfeatured in Vanity Fair and GQ UK. She has been the 'Lovely Lady of theDay' twice for Sports Illustrated and won the Beach Bunny SupermodelSearch Contest. Melissa has modeled for Ferrari, Charlotte Olympia,Gents, Beach Bunny Swimwear and Love Haus Lingerie.

Melissa's philanthropic work began in her youth and her efforts havegrown exponentially in scale since. In 2013, she became the charityambassador for Gents, raising money for the James Blake Foundation. Forthe past three years, she has supported Sean Penn's J/P Haitian ReliefOrganization, and helped raise $200,000 for a charity poker tournamentsponsored by the Clinton Foundation. In 2015, The New York Observerrecognized Melissa as a leading young philanthropist. Melissa splits her time between NYC and Los Angeles and travelsextensively for work.

She has four small dogs, was a guest blogger forVanity Fair and was featured in the Vanity Fair Hollywood edition as"Who's that Girl?".

There is some small facts about Melissa Bolona:
  • Melissa's middle name is Susann (with two N's).
  • Melissa is half German/Peruvian, half American with a touch of Ukranian on her mother's side.
  • Melissa was Sport's Illustrated's 'Lovely Lady of the Day'.
  • Melissa has four dogs.
  • Melissa's nickname growing up was Cookie, short for Cookie Monster.
  • Melissa started acting/modeling when she was 5 but really became active in her last years of college.
  • Melissa graduated from Pace University in New York with a degree in International Marketing.
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There is the list of movies, where Melissa Bolona was taked part:
1 Flower Shop Mystery: Snipped in the Bud movie Flower Shop Mystery: Snipped in the Bud 2016 as Poppy Krivoy
2 Billy Boy movie Billy Boy 2016 as Jules
3 Cops and Robbers movie Cops and Robbers 2016 as News Reporter
4 Frat Pack movie Frat Pack 2016 as Amy
5 I Am Wrath movie I Am Wrath 2016 as News Reporter
6 In Stereo movie In Stereo 2015 as Jennifer
7 The Saint movie The Saint 2016 as Guest Star
8 The Ten: Take movie The Ten: Take 2014 as Cindy
9 The Year of Spectacular Men movie The Year of Spectacular Men 2016 as Amythyst Stone
10 To Whom It May Concern movie To Whom It May Concern 2015 as Jess
11 Two Sides of Me movie Two Sides of Me 2013 as Herself
12 Unarmed Forces movie Unarmed Forces 2015 as Claire
13 Fox NFL Sunday movie Fox NFL Sunday 1994 as Herself
14 When Calls the Heart movie When Calls the Heart 2014 as Sarah
There is the list of some printed articles of Bolona, Melissa:
  • "Forbes" (Mexico), September 2013, pg. 8
  • "Esquire Magazine" (Mexico), April 2013, pg. 8, "Latin Esquire: Femme Fatale"
  • "Vanity Fair" (USA), March 2013, "Hollywood Issue: Who's That Girl?"
  • "Flaunt Magazine" (USA), 2013, pg. 6, "They might char my remains but that ain't gonna stop me"
The image of was on the covers of these magazines:
  • "Bella Magazine" (USA), April 2016
  • "EllĂ©ments Magazine" (USA), August 2013
  • "Malibu Life & Style" (USA), August 2013
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