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Famous People Named Melissa

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List of famous people named Melissa, along with photos. How many celebrities named Melissa can you think of? The famous Melissas below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Melissa, athletes named Melissa, and even political figures named Melissa. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Melissa? Add them to the list.

Melissa Etheridge is definitely the one to beat on this list. She's won an Academy Award, two Grammy's and has been nominated for 13 other Grammy Awards. Some of her top hits include "Ain't It Heavy" and "Come to My Window".

There are also some funny Melissas on here, as well. Melissa Joan Hart, known for Clarissa Explains It All, Sabrina and Melissa and Joey. Melissa Rauch rose to stardom with her memorable role in The Big Bang Theory.

Melissa McCarthy, a comedian superstar, has been nominated for an Academy Award, Emmy's and SAG Awards. She even has started her own fashion line that supports an end to body shaming and women of all sizes.
  • Melissa McCarthy

    Melissa McCarthy

    Comedian, Film Producer


    BirthplacePlainfield, Illinois, USA

    Melissa Ann McCarthy (born August 26, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Melissa Joan Hart

    Melissa Joan Hart

    Television director, Businessperson


    BirthplaceSmithtown, New York, United States of America

    Melissa Joan Hart (born April 18, 1976) is an American actress. She had starring roles as the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Melissa Rauch

    Melissa Rauch

    Comedian, Actor


    BirthplaceMarlboro, New Jersey, USA

    Melissa Ivy Rauch (born June 23, 1980) is an American actress. She is known for playing... more on Wikipedia

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  • Melissa Etheridge

    Melissa Etheridge

    Film Score Composer, Musician


    BirthplaceLeavenworth, Kansas, United States of America

    Melissa Lou Etheridge (born May 29, 1961) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Melissa George


    BirthplacePerth, Australia

    Melissa Suzanne George (born 6 August 1976) is an Australian actress and entrepreneur. A... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Gilbert

    Melissa Gilbert

    Television director, Businessperson


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Melissa Ellen Gilbert (born May 8, 1964) is an American actress and television... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Benoist


    BirthplaceLittleton, Colorado, United States of America

    Melissa Marie Benoist is an American actress, singer and dancer. Benoist rose to prominence... more on Wikipedia

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  • Melissa Leo


    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Melissa Chessington Leo (born September 14, 1960) is an American actress. After appearing on... more on Wikipedia

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  • Melissa Rycroft

    Melissa Rycroft



    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

    Melissa Katherine Rycroft-Strickland (born March 11, 1983) is an American television... more on Wikipedia

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  • Melissa Tkautz

    Melissa Tkautz

    Songwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceSydney, Australia

    Melissa Natalie Tkautz (born 24 January 1974) is an Australian actress, singer, model,... more on Wikipedia
  • Mélissa Theuriau

    Mélissa Theuriau

    Television presenter, Journalist


    BirthplaceÉchirolles, Grenoble, France

    Mélissa Theuriau (French pronunciation: ​[melisa tœʁjo]; born July 18, 1978) is a French... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Gorga


    BirthplaceToms River, New Jersey, United States of America

    Melissa Gorga is an American reality television personality and singer. She is a member of the... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Archer


    BirthplaceDallas, Texas, United States of America

    Melissa Jean Archer (born December 2, 1979 in Dallas, Texas) is an American actress best known... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Ordway

    Melissa Ordway

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceGeorgia, USA, Atlanta

    Melissa Pam Ordway Gaston (born March 31, 1983) is an American actress and model. She has... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Sue Anderson


    BirthplaceBerkeley, California, United States of America

    Melissa Sue Anderson (born September 26, 1962) is an American-Canadian actress. She began her... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Auf der Maur

    Melissa Auf der Maur

    Bassist, Record producer


    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Melissa Gaboriau Auf der Maur (; born March 17, 1972) is a Canadian musician,... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Satta

    Melissa Satta

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    Melissa Satta (born 7 February 1986) is an Italian television presenter. She was a showgirl in... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa McBride

    Melissa McBride

    Casting Director, Actor


    BirthplaceLexington, Kentucky, United States of America

    Melissa Suzanne McBride (born May 23, 1965) is an American actress and former casting... more on Wikipedia

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  • Melissa Fumero


    BirthplaceLyndhurst, New Jersey, USA

    Melissa Fumero (née Gallo; born August 19, 1982) is an American actress and director. She is... more on Wikipedia

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  • Melissa Stark

    Melissa Stark



    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, USA

    Melissa Stark (born November 11, 1973) is an American television personality and sportscaster... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Keller

    Melissa Keller

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Long Lake

    Melissa Keller (born 1979 in Long Lake, Minnesota) is an American model and actress.Keller... more on Wikipedia
  • Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin


    Mélissa Désormeaux-Poulin, born in 1981, is a French Canadian actress.
  • Melissa Haro

    Melissa Haro

    Fashion Model, Model


    BirthplaceSan Jose, California, United States of America

    Melissa Rose Haro (September 5, 1987) is an American model who appeared in the 2008 and 2009... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Sagemiller


    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Melissa Sagemiller (born June 1, 1974) is an American television and film actress. She is... more on Wikipedia
  • Melissa Manchester

    Melissa Manchester

    Songwriter, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Melissa Manchester (born February 15, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter and actress.... more on Wikipedia

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