Melanie's parents are from Trinidad. Melanie was born in London but spent some of her childhood in Trinidad. Her parents, Carol and Lennox, eventually moved to Toronto where Melanie became a Canadian citizen. She attended the University of Windsor briefly before deciding to pursue an acting career. She then studied acting at The Playhouse Acting School in Vancouver.
She has been acting in plays, films and TV series since the early 90s in both the U.S. and Canada. She is married to American jazz musician, Larry Johnson and has one son, Elijah, who was born in 2004. Melanie is a member of Sugar'n'Spice productions, a theatre company, based in Toronto.
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