Birthday: August 19
Hometown: Lyndhurst, NJ
Where You've Seen Her: This brunette is relatively new to mainstream entertainment. Getting her start on the soap One Life to Live in 1998 - where she stayed for 13 years - Melissa went on to have a small recurring role as Zoe on Gossip Girl, followed by cameos on Royal Pains and CSI:NY. Now, she has a more permanent role playing Detective Amy Santiago on Fox's hit comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine. Catch her in tonight's special holiday-themed episode.
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