Melonie Diaz

Melonie Diaz is an indie darling with a resume of impressive performances in a number of acclaimed small films. From her first appearance as a teenager in "Double Whammy" (2001) to roles in critically acclaimed films ... Read more »
Born: 04/24/1984 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (21)

X/Y 2015 (Movie)

Jen (Actor)

Fruitvale Station 2013 (Movie)

Sophina (Actor)

Supporting Characters 2013 (Movie)

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Save The Date 2012 (Movie)

Isabelle (Actor)

Person of Interest 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

CSI: Miami 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nip/Tuck 2009 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Be Kind Rewind 2008 (Movie)

Alma (Actor)

Hamlet 2 2008 (Movie)

Ivonne (Actor)

Nothing Like the Holidays 2008 (Movie)

Marissa (Actor)

Remember the Daze 2008 (Movie)

Brianne (Actor)

American Son 2007 (Movie)

Cristina (Actor)

Assassination of a High School President 2007 (Movie)

Clara (Actor)

Feel The Noise 2007 (Movie)

Mimi (Actor)

I'll Come Running 2007 (Movie)

Veronica/Lisa (Actor)

Itty Bitty Titty Committee 2007 (Movie)

Anna (Actor)

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints 2006 (Movie)

Young Laurie (Actor)

Law & Order 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Queens Supreme 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Raising Victor Vargas 2003 (Movie)

Melonie (Actor)

Double Whammy 2000 (Movie)

Maribel Benitez (Actor)

Biography

Melonie Diaz is an indie darling with a resume of impressive performances in a number of acclaimed small films. From her first appearance as a teenager in "Double Whammy" (2001) to roles in critically acclaimed films like "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints" (2006), to a starring part in the commercially and critically successful "Fruitvale Station" (2013), Diaz has consistently turned in strong performances while receiving numerous accolades for her work.

EDUCATION

New York University

Professional Performing Arts School

Milestones

2013

Starring role in "Fruitvale Station"

2008

Appeared in "Be Kind Rewind"

2006

Breakout role in "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints"

2001

First film role in "Double Whammy"

Bonus Trivia

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Has named Michelle Williams, Marion Cotillard amd Jessica Chastain as influences.

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"There's a lack of imagination in that [big studio] system. Not to talk bad about it, but for me, indie films are usually character driven and story driven and they shed light on the corners of people's lives that aren't seen." - from Huffington Post, July 15, 2013

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"I'm tired of playing freaking cha-chas, the sassy CIA agent, the best friend homegirl…I grew up in a family of predominantly female bread winners who are strong and fierce and opinionated. There's not enough women like that on the screen." - from Huffington Post, July 15, 2013

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