Melissa Rivera (I)

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Melissa was born into a creative family that includes musicians, writers, photographers, and entrepreneurs. She was interested in performance from an early age. At age 4, she would use her school lunchtime to prepare for music class with the Cepeda Brothers - a famous Puerto Rican folk music group -and remembers rushing her mother to school at age 5 ... See full bio »

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Sexless Melanie
The Bridge Bright Young Assistant Melissa


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 2019 Carmen Miranda (Short) (completed)
 2019 Color My Fortune (TV Movie)
 2017 Sexless (Short)
 2016 Crunch Time (TV Movie)
 2016 Murder in the First (TV Series)
Secretary (Ana)
- Rise of the Phoenix (2016) ... Secretary (Ana)
 2015 Pheromone: Sagarra (Short)
Sagarra (voice)
 2014 The Bridge (TV Series)
Bright Young Assistant Melissa
- The Acorn (2014) ... Bright Young Assistant Melissa
 2013 RagDolls: Webseries (TV Series)
- Besame Mucho (2013) ... Laura
- The Sexy Bra (2013) ... Laura
- Undercover Date Agent (2013) ... Laura
- The Pot Shop (2013) ... Laura
- Started from the Bottom (2013) ... Laura
 2012 7 Days in Havana
Linda (uncredited)
 2011 Graveyard Shift (Short)
 2010/I Burlesque
Melissa (uncredited)
 2010/I Crooked (Short)
Miss Chandler
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Hot Bullfighter
- Rabbit or Duck (2010) ... Hot Bullfighter (uncredited)
 2009 The Details (Short)
 2009 Secretos (TV Series)
- 'Enredadera' (2009) ... Romina
 2004 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
Palace Guest (uncredited)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Self (2 credits)

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Lived in Mexico for 6 months as a missionary student. Traveled most of this country including remote areas of Tepic, Nayarit. There, she and her team was hosted by an indigenous "Huichol" tribe. Also addressed a community in the state of Oaxaca as she was translated to the Mixteco dialect. See more »

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