Hollywood has seen many outstanding stars during recent years. Among these is model turned actress Melissa Bolona, whose hard work and dedication has contributed to her quick rise within the film industry.
Early Life: Melissa Bolona grew up in New Jersey, as well as Lima, Peru. As a child, Bolona was passionate about acting and attended acting classes. However, she later took time off to pursue an International Marketing Degree in Paris and begin her modeling career. While starting her career as a model, which gave Melissa Bolona headshots at the professional level as well as initial access to the celebrity scene, Bolona’s determination to become an actress never wavered. After completing her degree abroad, Bolona now splits her time between her homes in New York and Los Angeles, while also traveling for films.
Beginnings in Film: Melissa Bolona got her start in film in 2014 in The Grace of God. Playing the supporting role, Bolona caught the eyes of audiences and producers alike. After several other movies, including a guest starring role in The Saint, Bolona quickly earned a feature role in The Stereo, which debuted in 2015, where she played the supporting female lead. The actress continued earning more significant roles, such as her role as Lina opposite of Nichoals Cage in the pulp classic Dog Eat Dog.
Upcoming Roles: Melissa Bolona is due to star in seven different films that are slated to arrive in theatres in 2017, including Malicious and Category 5. A complete list of films featuring the actress is available on Melissa Bolona IMDB.
Bolona’s recent stardom showcases her dedication and relentless nature. Despite her newfound success, and busy schedule, Melissa Bolona continues to pursue her philanthropic work, particularly with animals, and remains an inspiration to aspiring actors worldwide.